Virginia approaches 9,000 COVID-19 cases
State now has 300 reported deaths from coronavirus; 1,500 Virginians hospitalized
Northern Virginia has the most confirmed cases statewide, with 1,925 cases in Fairfax County, 793 in Prince William County, 593 in Arlington County, 446 in Loudoun County, 421 in Alexandria and 161 in Stafford County. In Central Virginia, there are 598 confirmed cases in Henrico County, 331 in Chesterfield County and 236 in Richmond. In Hampton Roads, there are 281 confirmed cases in Virginia Beach, 166 cases in Chesapeake, 141 in James City County, 113 in Norfolk, 102 in Newport News, 79 in Hampton, 92 in Suffolk and 65 in Portsmouth.
Forty-nine of the state’s confirmed COVID-19 deaths have occurred at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, a nursing home in Henrico County.
Statewide, 56,735 people have been tested for the coronavirus and there have been 139 outbreaks statewide, with 77 of those occurring in long-term care facilities and nursing homes, accounting for 733 confirmed cases.
Globally, there are 2.42 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 166,205 reported deaths, as of April 18. The United States has the most confirmed cases and deaths from the disease, with 759,786 confirmed cases and 40,683 reported deaths. More than 14,451 deaths have occurred in New York City.
Below is the latest data from VDH: