Coronavirus update: Richmond has a 5.3 percent positivity rate

Richmond positivity rate

Virginia Department of Health data for Richmond shows the positivity rate in the city is 5.3 percent as of July 9, 2020.

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the latest on the coronavirus pandemic for July 9, 2020:

The Virginia Department of Health reported 67,988 cases of COVID-19 — 65,191 confirmed and 2,792 probable — Thursday. The death toll is at 1,937— up 32 deaths since yesterday.

Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Association reported that more than 9,000 people with the virus have been released from the hospital. The VDH and VHHA do not report recoveries.

Richmond by the numbers

Data from the Virginia Department of Health shows that Richmond’s positivity rate is 5.3 percent as of July 9, 2020. At the end of March, the city’s rate was 22.5 percent.

So far in the city, 23,348 testing encounters have taken place. Richmond is reporting 2,333 cases of COVID-19 and 33 deaths, an increase of 4 since Wednesday.

Latinos make up 50 percent of the cases in Richmond.

COVID-19 in Virginia

Here’s a breakdown of cases in your area:

  • Charles City County: 51 cases, 5 death
  • Chesterfield County: 4,170 cases, 75 deaths
  • City of Colonial Heights: 188 cases, 21 deaths
  • City of Hopewell: 259 cases, 5 death
  • City of Richmond: 3,034 cases, 39 deaths
  • Dinwiddie County: 209 cases, 7 deaths
  • Goochland County: 153 cases, 7 deaths
  • Hanover County: 611 cases, 32 deaths
  • Henrico County: 3,714 cases, 182 deaths
  • New Kent County: 121 cases, 1 death
  • Powhatan County: 135 cases, 4 deaths
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