Northam provides COVID-19, Tropical Storm Isaias update

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam answers a question during a press briefing inside the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Thursday, June 11, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Governor Ralph Northam provided an update Wednesday afternoon on the state’s COVID-19 response and Tropical Storm Isaias recovery.

Prior to the storm, Northam declared a state of emergency. Virginia was hit with flooding and high winds.

Declaring a state of emergency allowed the Commonwealth to free up and prepare resources that could be deployed to other states impacted by Isaias.

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