Northern Virginia Community College also is canceling in-person classes.
UPDATE, 3:34 p.m., MARCH 11: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is the latest state higher education institution to announce that it is suspending in-person education and will be moving all classes online as coronavirus spreads in Virginia. U.Va. Wise plans to switch to online classes as of March 23 for the remainder of
Latest cases are in Virginia Beach, Loudoun County.
CORRECTION: Virginia Business previously reported that there were nine cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. However, a U.S. Navy announcement Tuesday about a civilian worker in Falls Church who reported positive for the coronavirus concerned one of the cases already reported by the Virginia Department of Health. Virginia has eight presumptive cases of COVID-19, according
Latest updates on statewide response to COVID-19
As of Wednesday afternoon, Virginia still has no confirmed cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has spread to 60 countries. However, as more cases are reported nationally, as well as nine deaths in the U.S., officials in Virginia are urging caution and taking preventive measures. So far, 17 people in Virginia have been tested
No cases confirmed, but businesses and hospitals are making preparations.
This story will be updated periodically as information is received. The coronavirus, which has spread across China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and other countries, has inevitably spread to the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 59 people in the U.S. have confirmed cases of the flulike illness known as COVID-19,