COVID-19 in Virginia: LIVE updates for Friday, May 1

Posted at 9:22 AM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 13:57:57-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- In an effort to provide accurate, easy-to-read information on the on-going COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on our community, will update this post with the day's local coronavirus headlines and statistics.

COVID-19 IN VIRGINIA (Scroll to bottom for U.S. stats)

Positive Tests: 16,901 (+1,005 from Thursday)
People Hospitalized: 2,416 (+94 from Thursday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths: 581 (+29 from Thursday)
People Tested: 105,648 (+14,805 from Thursday)


Accomack: 303 (+39)
Albemarle: 103
Alleghany: 6
Alexandria: 802 (+46)
Appomattox: 20
Arlington: 1,004 (+37)
Amelia: 16 (+1)
Amherst: 13 (+1)
Augusta: 44 (+1)

Bedford: 33 (+3)
Bristol: 1
Botetourt: 28
Brunswick: 14
Buchanan: 16
Buckingham: 94 (+36)
Buena Vista City: 6

Campbell: 12
Caroline: 32 (+5)
Carroll: 12 (+1)
Charles City: 13
Charlotte: 8 (+1)
Charlottesville: 58 (+2)
Chesapeake: 256 (+14)
Chesterfield: 557 (+26)
Clarke: 9 (+1)
Colonial Heights: 54
Craig: 3
Culpeper: 162 (+21)
Cumberland: 13

Danville: 35
Dinwiddie: 16

Emporia: 23
Essex: 8 (+1)

Fairfax: 3,897 (+286)
Fairfax City: 29 (+2)
Falls Church: 26
Fauquier: 128 (+17)
Floyd: 3 (+1)
Fluvanna: 74 (+1)
Franklin City: 23 (+3)
Franklin County: 21
Frederick: 115 (+10)
Fredericksburg: 34 (+1)

Galax: 9 (+5)
Giles: 4
Gloucester: 24 (+1)
Goochland: 78 (+2)
Grayson: 2
Greene: 10
Greensville: 39

Halifax: 18
Hanover: 132 (+14)
Hampton: 119 (+4)
Harrisonburg: 456 (+30)
Henrico: 898 (+22)
Henry: 16
Highland: 2
Hopewell: 25 (+1)

Isle of Wight: 99

James City: 164 (+6)

King George: 34 (+2)
King and Queen: 2
King William: 5

Lancaster: 3 (+1)
Lee: 10 (+1)
Lexington: 4 (+1)
Louisa: 45 (+2)
Loudoun: 832 (+86)
Lunenburg: 4
Lynchburg: 53 (+5)

Madison: 14
Manassas City: 222 (+6)
Manassas Park: 68 (+7)
Martinsville: 2
Mathews: 4
Mecklenburg: 103 (+3)
Middlesex: 7 (-1)
Montgomery: 56

Nelson: 8
New Kent: 23
Newport News: 120 (+2)
Norfolk: 204 (+6)
Northampton: 82 (+18)
Northumberland: 9
Norton: 2
Nottoway: 13 (+1)

Orange: 36 (+5)

Page: 104 (+4)
Patrick: 2
Petersburg: 33 (+2)
Pittsylvania: 13
Poquoson: 6
Portsmouth: 170 (+12)
Powhatan: 14 (+1)
Prince Edward: 51 (+2)
Prince George: 34 (+1)
Prince William: 1,781 (+136)
Pulaski: 9

Radford: 3
Rappahannock: 5
Richmond City: 364 (+25)
Richmond County: 142 (-2)
Roanoke City: 80 (+7)
Roanoke County: 53 (+2)
Rockbridge: 7 (+1)
Rockingham: 249 (+9)
Russell: 4 (+1)

Salem: 26
Scott: 7
Shenandoah: 120 (+12)
Smyth: 13
Spotsylvania: 155 (+12)
Southampton: 125
Stafford: 251 (+11)
Staunton: 12
Suffolk: 175 (+6)
Surry: 4
Sussex: 31

Tazewell: 6

Virginia Beach: 396 (+11)

Warren: 57 (+5)
Washington: 38 (+2)
Waynesboro: 13 (+2)
Westmoreland: 23 (+2)
Winchester: 41 (+4)
Williamsburg: 20 (+2)
Wythe: 11

York: 46

*NOTE: This data is provided from the Virginia Department of Healthdaily at 9 a.m. Officials said their cutoff for data is 5 p.m. the previous day. So your local health department may have issued an alert about a case before it is added to the statewide tally released the following day.

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