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The Virginia Department of Health reported Monday that the state has 25,070 COVID-19 cases, an increase of 989 over the 24,081 reported Sunday .

The 25,070 cases include 23,889 confirmed cases and 1,181 probable cases. Also, there are 850 COVID-19 deaths in Virginia — 823 confirmed and 27 probable. That's an increase of 23 total deaths from the 827 reported Sunday.

In April, the VDH started including probable COVID-19 cases and probable deaths in the state's overall tally. Probable cases are people who are symptomatic with a known exposure to COVID-19, but have not been confirmed with a positive test.

The VDH said 167,758 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on Virginians, and there have been 3,300 hospitalizations.

NEWS FROM SUNDAY:

The Virginia Department of Health reported Sunday that the state has 24,081 COVID-19 cases, an increase of 885 over the 23,196 reported Saturday.

The 24,081 cases include 22,962 confirmed cases and 1,119 probable cases. Also, there are 839 COVID-19 deaths in Virginia — 823 confirmed and 27 probable. That’s an increase of 12 total deaths from the 827 reported Saturday.

In April, the VDH started including probable COVID-19 cases and probable deaths in the state’s overall tally. Probable cases are people who are symptomatic with a known exposure to COVID-19, but have not been confirmed with a positive test.

The VDH said 157,957 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on Virginians, and there have been 3,211 hospitalizations.

In the Richmond area, there are 2,554 cases: 1,067 in Henrico County, 787 in Chesterfield County, 530 in Richmond and 170 in Hanover County.

Also, the region has 169 deaths attributed to the virus: 109 in Henrico, 26 in Chesterfield, 18 in Richmond and 16 in Hanover.

Fairfax County, the state’s most populous locality with more than 1.1 million people, has the most cases with 5,892 and 239 deaths.

There are coronavirus cases in 130 of Virginia’s 133 cities and counties. Only Bath, Bland and Dickenson counties don’t have cases.

The VDH said there are 268 outbreaks in the state, 157 in long-term care facilities. These facilities also account for 489 of the state’s 827 deaths attributed to the virus.

The data broke down statewide cases by age group:

0-9: 435 cases; 1.8%

10-19: 881 cases; 3.7%

20-29: 3,366 cases; 14%

30-39: 4,208 cases; 17.5%

40-49: 4,420 cases; 18.4%

50-59: 4,177 cases; 17.4%

60-69: 2,978 cases; 12.4%

70-79: 1,663 cases; 6.9%

80+: 1,873 cases; 7.8%

State health officials have said there’s a lag in the reporting of statewide numbers on the VDH website. Figures on the website might not include cases or deaths reported by localities or local health districts.

NEWS FROM SATURDAY:

The Virginia Department of Health reported Saturday that the state has 23,196 COVID-19 cases, an increase of 854 over the 22,342 reported Friday.

The 23,196 cases include 22,086 confirmed cases and 1,110 probable cases. Also, there are 827 COVID-19 deaths in Virginia — 801 confirmed and 26 probable. That's an increase of 15 total deaths from the 812 reported Friday.

In April, the VDH started including probable COVID-19 cases and probable deaths in the state's overall tally. Probable cases are people who are symptomatic with a known exposure to COVID-19, but have not been confirmed with a positive test.

The VDH said 150,952 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on Virginians, and there have been 3,164 hospitalizations.

In the Richmond area, there are 2,494 cases: 1,054 in Henrico County, 765 in Chesterfield County, 512 in Richmond and 163 in Hanover County.

Also, the region has 169 deaths attributed to the virus: 109 in Henrico, 26 in Chesterfield, 18 in Richmond and 16 in Hanover.

Fairfax County, the state's most populous locality with more than 1.1 million people, has the most cases with 5,610 and 230 deaths.

There are coronavirus cases in 130 of Virginia's 133 cities and counties. Only Bath, Bland and Dickenson counties don't have cases. 

VDH said there are 261 outbreaks in the state, 151 in long-term care facilities. These facilities also account for 480 of the state's 827 deaths attributed to the virus.

VDH data broke down statewide cases by age group:

- 0-9; 400 cases; 1.7%

- 10-19; 820 cases; 3.5%

- 20-29; 3,227 cases; 14%

- 30-39; 4,036 cases; 17.5%

- 40-49; 4,244 cases; 18.4%

- 50-59; 4,044 cases; 17.5%

- 60-69; 2,898 cases; 12.5%

- 70-79; 1,617 cases; 7%

- 80+; 1,836 cases; 7.9%

State health officials have said there’s a lag in the reporting of statewide numbers on the VDH website. Figures on the website might not include cases or deaths reported by localities or local health districts.

- Paul Whelan


NEWS FROM FRIDAY

Virginia COVID-19 cases increase by 772 to 22,342

The Virginia Department of Health reported Friday that the state has 22,342 COVID-19 cases, an increase of 772 over the 21,570 reported Thursday.

The 22,342 cases include 21,274 confirmed cases and 1,068 probable cases. Also, there are 812 COVID-19 deaths in Virginia — 787 confirmed and 25 probable. That's an increase of 23 total deaths from the 789 reported Thursday.

In April, the VDH started including probable COVID-19 cases and probable deaths in the state's overall tally. Probable cases are people who are symptomatic with a known exposure to COVID-19, but have not been confirmed with a positive test.

The VDH said 143,220 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on Virginians, and there have been 3,059 hospitalizations.

In the Richmond area, there are 2,422 cases: 1,032 in Henrico County, 741 in Chesterfield County, 494 in Richmond and 155 in Hanover County.

Also, the region has 169 deaths attributed to the virus: 110 in Henrico, 26 in Chesterfield, 18 in Richmond and 15 in Hanover.

Fairfax County, the state's most populous locality with more than 1.1 million people, has the most cases with 5,338 and 227 deaths.

There are coronavirus cases in 130 of Virginia's 133 cities and counties. Only Bath, Bland and Dickenson counties don't have cases. 

VDH said there are 260 outbreaks in the state, 150 in long-term care facilities. These facilities also account for 470 of the state's 812 deaths attributed to the virus.

VDH data broke down statewide cases by age group:

- 0-9; 377 cases; 1.7%

- 10-19; 776 cases; 3.5%

- 20-29; 3,078 cases; 13.8%

- 30-39; 3,853 cases; 17.3%

- 40-49; 4,078 cases; 18.3%

- 50-59; 3,897 cases; 17.5%

- 60-69; 2,820 cases; 12.7%

- 70-79; 1,580 cases; 7.1%

- 80+; 1,811 cases; 8.1%

State health officials have said there’s a lag in the reporting of statewide numbers on the VDH website. Figures on the website might not include cases or deaths reported by localities or local health districts.

- Paul Whelan


NEWS FROM THURSDAY

Virginia COVID-19 cases hit 21,570; deaths up to 769

The Virginia Department of Health reported Thursday that the state has 21,570 COVID-19 cases and 769 deaths.

The website where the VDH shares statewide figures on COVID-19 cases and deaths did not update Wednesday.

“The overnight process to compile all of the investigation and laboratory report data experienced a technical error that has resulted in information being unavailable for reporting,” said a note posted on the website.

Thursday's numbers showed an increase of 1,314 cases and 56 deaths in the two days since Tuesday.

The 21,570 cases include 20,537 confirmed cases and 1,033 probable cases. The 769 COVID-19 deaths include 745 confirmed and 24 probable. 

In April, the VDH started including probable COVID-19 cases and probable deaths in the state's overall tally. Probable cases are people who are symptomatic with a known exposure to COVID-19, but have not been confirmed with a positive test.

The VDH said 136,558 COVID-19 tests have been conducted on Virginians, and there have been 2,995 hospitalizations.

In the Richmond area, there are 2,359 cases: 1,025 in Henrico County, 707 in Chesterfield County, 473 in Richmond and 154 in Hanover County.

Also, the region has 167 deaths attributed to the virus: 109 in Henrico, 26 in Chesterfield, 17 in Richmond and 15 in Hanover.

Fairfax County, the state's most populous locality with more than 1.1 million people, has the most cases with 5,045 and 211 deaths.

There are coronavirus cases in 130 of Virginia's 133 cities and counties. Only Bath, Bland and Dickenson counties don't have cases. Dickenson County is on the border with Kentucky; Bath and Bland are on the border with West Virginia.

VDH said there are 257 outbreaks in the state, 150 in long-term care facilities. These facilities also account for 452 of the state's 769 deaths attributed to the virus.

VDH data broke down cases by age group:

- 0-9; 365 cases; 1.7%

- 10-19; 747 cases; 3.5%

- 20-29; 2,952 cases; 13.7%

- 30-39; 3,704 cases; 17.2%

- 40-49; 3,942 cases; 18.3%

- 50-59; 3,804 cases; 17.6%

- 60-69; 2,743 cases; 12.7%

- 70-79; 1,542 cases; 7.2%

- 80+; 1,756 cases; 8.1%

State health officials have said there’s a lag in the reporting of statewide numbers on the VDH website. Figures on the website might not include cases or deaths reported by localities or local health districts.

- Paul Whelan

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