Va. coronavirus cases surpass 25k
850 Virginians dead from COVID-19
While Gov. Ralph Northam plans to begin easing some restrictions on businesses, Virginia saw 989 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the state’s total count to 25,070
New COVID-19 cases in Virginia have been climbing in recent days: Virginia saw 885 new coronavirus cases on May 10 and 854 new coronavirus cases on May 9. Northam has said such increases are expected and due in part to increased COVID-19 testing by the state and local health departments.
As of May 11, 850 Virginians have died from COVID-19, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Deaths in nursing homes and similar long-term skilled care facilities have accounted for 503 fatalities — or 59% — of the 850 COVID-19-related deaths in the commonwealth.
About 1,500 Virginians are hospitalized with the disease and 3,273 have been hospitalized and discharged, according to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association.
Fairfax County, the locality with the most cases statewide, now has 6,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
These are the Virginia localities that have reported 400 or more cases, as of May 11:
- Fairfax County: 6,200
- Prince William County: 2,991
- Arlington County: 1,399
- Alexandria: 1,224
- Loudoun County: 1,195
- Henrico County: 1,083
- Chesterfield County: 789
- Harrisonburg: 583
- Richmond: 546
- Accomack County: 524
- Virginia Beach: 505
Globally, there are 4.12 million reported COVID-19 cases and 283,120 confirmed deaths, as of May 10. In the United States, which has the most confirmed cases and deaths worldwide, there are 1.32 million confirmed cases and 79,528 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. About 19,800 people of those COVID-19 deaths occurred in New York City.
Below is the latest data from VDH: