Confirmed Va. coronavirus cases exceed 19,000
690 Virginians have died from COVID-19 since mid-March
Virginia saw 717 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total Tuesday to 19,357 confirmed cases, according to the Virginia Department of Health. More than 2,750 Virginians are hospitalized from the disease and 690 are confirmed dead from COVID-19.
The totals do not include 899 probable cases and 23 probable deaths from the coronavirus.
Almost 59% of the 690 deaths occurred in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes.
These are the localities with 400 or more cases in the commonwealth, as of May 5:
- Fairfax County: 4,834
- Prince William County: 2,223
- Arlington County: 1,169
- Loudoun County: 998
- Henrico County: 985
- Alexandria: 983
- Chesterfield County: 646
- Harrisonburg: 525
- Virginia Beach: 445
- Richmond: 438
- Accomack County: 429
Globally, there are 3.6 million reported COVID-19 cases and 252,102 confirmed deaths, as of May 5. In the United States, which has the most confirmed cases and deaths worldwide, there are 1.18 million confirmed cases and 68,934 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. More than 19,000 people are confirmed dead from COVID-19 in New York City alone.