As of 3 pm Monday here are the statistics for the coronavirus in Virginia from the Virginia Department of Health website and other sources.

 

  • Total number of Virginians tested: 3,697
  • Total diagnosed cases of coronavirus: 254
  • Total number of Virginians hospitalized with coronavirus:  38
  • Total number of deaths attributed to coronavirus:  7  The latest death was a man in his 70s from Virginia Beach with multiple pre- existing conditions. 
  • The Accomack and Northampton Health Departments have reported 2 cases on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
  • According to Dr. Deborah Birx, Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, “99% of those who have passed away both in the US and Europe had pre-existing conditions with the vast majority of those victims having multiple pre-existing conditions”.  
  • Of course it is very important to try to avoid contact with these individuals with pre-existing conditions

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