Va. coronavirus cases top 4,000
685 Virginians hospitalized, 109 dead from pandemic
3:45 p.m. April 9 update: In an update Thursday afternoon, the Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Henrico County reported that six people died from virus-related causes over the past 24 hours, bringing its COVID-19 death toll to 39.
Also, the DuPont Spruance plant in Chesterfield County, which is producing material used for personal protective garments, confirmed Thursday that one of its employees has died from conditions related to the virus. Four others have tested positive, a spokesman said, and are quarantined at home.
Virginia now has 4,042 confirmed coronavirus cases, up from 3,645 the previous day, according to the Virginia Department of Health. As of Thursday, April 9, 109 Virginians are dead from COVID-19 and 685 are hospitalized. Thirty-five of the deaths have occurred at a long-term care nursing home in Henrico County, Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.
Northern Virginia still has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 690 cases in Fairfax County, 299 in Prince William County, 280 cases in Arlington County, 258 in Loudoun County and 149 in Alexandria. In Central Virginia, there are 319 confirmed cases in Henrico County, 158 in Chesterfield County and 126 in Richmond.
Nearly 55% of the cases are among Virginians ages 50 and up, according to VDH, with 43% of cases affecting those between the ages of 20 and 50.
Globally, there are 1.48 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and nearly 90,000 deaths. The United States continues to have the most confirmed cases worldwide, with 432,438 confirmed cases as of April 9. There have been 14,808 deaths, with 4,571 of those in New York City.
This article will be updated.
Below is current data from VDH.