Va. COVID-19 cases at 25,800
State ID'd 730 new cases in last 24 hours.
The Virginia Department of Health reported 730 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state’s total confirmed and probable cases to 25,800.
According to VDH, 891 Virginians have died from COVID-19, with 522 of those fatalities — or 58.58% — occurring in nursing homes and similar long-term care facilities. More than 1,500 confirmed COVID-19 patients remain hospitalized statewide, according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and 3,400 confirmed COVID-19 patients have been treated and discharged.
Northern Virginia, which will not be joining the rest of the state Friday in Phase One of Gov. Northam’s reopening plan, still leads the state in COVID-19 cases.
These are the Virginia localities that have reported 400 or more cases, as of May 12:
- Fairfax County: 6,470
- Prince William County: 3,078
- Arlington County: 1,416
- Alexandria: 1,240
- Loudoun County: 1,210
- Henrico County: 1,106
- Chesterfield County: 837
- Harrisonburg: 584
- Richmond: 565
- Accomack County: 530
- Virginia Beach: 509
Globally, there are 4.2 million reported COVID-19 cases and 286,835 confirmed deaths, as of May 12. In the United States, which has the most confirmed cases and deaths worldwide, there are 1.34 million confirmed cases and 80,684 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. More than 20,000 people have died from COVID-19 in New York City.
Below is the latest data from VDH: