COVID-19 in Virginia: LIVE updates for Tuesday, April 7

Posted at 9:39 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 10:16:15-04

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: 3,333 (+455 from Monday)
People Hospitalized: 563 (+66 from Monday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths: 63 (+9 from Monday)
People Tested: 28,645 - 24,521 (+4,124 from Monday)


Accomack: 11
Albemarle: 38
Alleghany: 2
Alexandria: 126
Appomattox: 3
Arlington: 237
Amelia: 7
Amherst: 8
Augusta: 10

Bedford: 8
Bristol: 1
Botetourt: 18
Brunswick: 1
Buchanan: 1
Buckingham: 6
Buena Vista City: 4

Campbell: 3
Caroline: 4
Carroll: 2
Charles City: 4
Charlotte: 1
Charlottesville: 23
Chesapeake: 80
Chesterfield: 128
Clarke: 2
Covington: 1
Craig: 2
Culpeper: 9
Cumberland: 6

Danville: 15
Dinwiddie: 1

Emporia: 2

Fairfax: 532
Fauquier: 18
Fluvanna: 9
Franklin City: 4
Franklin County: 11
Frederick: 43
Fredericksburg: 8

Galax: 1
Giles: 2
Gloucester: 15
Goochland: 22
Greene: 4
Greenesville: 5

Halifax: 2
Hanover: 19
Hampton: 43
Harrisonburg: 27
Henrico: 267
Henry: 4
Hopewell: 13

Isle of Wight: 23

James City: 119

King George: 10
King and Queen: 1
King William: 2

Lancaster: 1
Lexington: 3
Lee: 2
Louisa: 14
Loudoun: 209
Lunenburg: 2
Lynchburg: 20

Madison: 4
Manassas City: 20
Manassas Park: 4
Mathews: 2
Mecklenburg: 12
Montgomery: 16

Nelson: 2
New Kent: 12
Newport News: 57
Norfolk: 72
Northampton: 2
Northumberland: 3
Nottoway: 3

Orange: 7

Page: 3
Petersburg: 10
Pittsylvania: 3
Poquoson: 4
Portsmouth: 36
Powhatan: 4
Prince Edward: 3
Prince George: 21
Prince William: 236
Pulaski: 2

Radford: 1
Rappahannock: 1
Richmond City: 110
Richmond County: 2
Roanoke City: 12
Roanoke County: 8
Rockbridge: 3
Rockingham: 16
Russell: 1

Salem: 1
Shenandoah: 12
Smyth: 3
Spotsylvania: 29
Southampton: 5
Stafford: 49
Staunton: 1
Suffolk: 30
Surry: 3
Sussex: 5

Tazewell: 4

Virginia Beach: 200

Warren: 6
Washington: 10
Waynesboro: 2
Westmoreland: 3
Winchester: 14
Williamsburg: 14
Wise: 3
Wythe: 3

York: 25

*NOTE: This data is provided from the Virginia Department of Health daily 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.

Depend on CBS 6 News and for the most complete coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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