Va. COVID-19 cases rise past 8,000
277 Virginians confirmed dead from disease; 1,422 hospitalized
Northern Virginia has the most confirmed cases statewide, with 1,633 cases in Fairfax County, 700 in Prince William County, 520 in Arlington County, 413 in Loudoun County, 354 in Alexandria and 143 in Stafford County. In Central Virginia, there are 559 confirmed cases in Henrico County, 310 in Chesterfield County and 211 in Richmond. In Hampton Roads, there are 271 confirmed cases in Virginia Beach, 154 cases in Chesapeake, 139 in James City County, 109 in Norfolk, 102 in Newport News, 79 in Hampton and 65 in Portsmouth.
As of Friday, 49 of the state’s 258 confirmed COVID-19 deaths have occurred at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, a nursing home in Henrico County.
Statewide, 51,932 people have been tested for the coronavirus and there have been 129 outbreaks statewide, with 74 of those occurring in long-term care facilities and nursing homes, accounting for 733 confirmed cases.
Globally, there are 2.26 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 155,145 reported deaths, as of April 18. The United States has the most confirmed cases and deaths from the disease, with 706,779 confirmed cases and 37,079 reported deaths. More than 13,200 deaths have occurred in New York City.
Below is the latest data from VDH: