Va. coronavirus cases jump past 15,000
State saw 852 new confirmed cases in last 24 hours.
Virginia saw an increase of 852 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the commonwealth’s total confirmed cases to 15,180, according to Virginia Department of Health data released Thursday. The latest numbers do not include 666 probable COVID-19 infections.
More than 2,300 Virginians are hospitalized from the virus and there are 552 confirmed deaths in Virginia from COVID-19.
The one-day jump Thursday is the largest 24-hour increase since the pandemic began.
These are the 10 localities with the most cases in the commonwealth:
- Fairfax County: 3,611
- Prince William County: 1,645
- Arlington County: 967
- Henrico County: 876
- Loudoun County: 746
- Alexandria: 754
- Chesterfield County: 531
- Harrisonburg: 426
- Virginia Beach: 385
- Richmond: 339
Globally, there are 3.21 million confirmed cases, and 228,625 deaths attributable to COVID-19. With more cases and deaths than any other nation, the United States now has 1.04 million confirmed cases and 60,999 deaths nationwide. Nearly 18,100 of those confirmed deaths have occurred in New York City.
This is a developing story and will be updated soon.
Below is the latest data from VDH: