According to numbers released this morning by VDH, there are more than 560 new cases of coronavirus statewide, bringing the overall total to more than 13,000. Over the same 24-hour period, there were 10 more COVID-19 related deaths. Data shows more than 80,000 people in Virginia have been tested.
Posted on April 26, 2020: here are nearly 13,000 total COVID-19 cases across Virginia — 12,970 to be exact as of the latest data released today. This comes as the number of people tested for coronavirus has reached 76,118. Those numbers show 17% of those tested have had COVID-19. It also shows that 2.6% of people confirmed positive for coronavirus have been or are in the hospital.
Posted on April 25, 2020: The latest numbers released by the Virginia Department of Health this morning show 26 more deaths across Virginia. The case numbers in the state have risen to 12,366.
Posted on April 24, 2020: The latest Virginia Department of Health information released this morning shows 38 more deaths over a 24-hour span, bringing the statewide death toll to 410. The data shows just over 69,000 Virginians have been tested, of those 1,837 have been or are in the hospital.
Posted on April 23, 2020: The number of daily reported cases of COVID-19 in Virginia is still rising. As of Thursday morning, the Virginia Department of Health reports 732 new cases in the latest 24-hour period, and that is the greatest one-day number so far. Governor Northam has said he will not ease business closures and stay-at-home orders until that number subsides over a two-week period.
The VDH reports 370 confirmed COVID-19 deaths and two more probable fatalities. With 10,998 cases statewide, that puts the mortality rate among confirmed cases at 3.4%. State officials have said all along they expect the actual number of cases to be greater than the confirmed number, so the actual mortality rate is likely to be lower. In the Roanoke Valley, there are three COVID-19 deaths reported in Botetourt County.