RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the latest on the coronavirus pandemic for Aug. 11, 2020:
Virginia reported a total of 101,745 coronavirus cases, with 97,712 confirmed and 4,033 probable, on Tuesday, representing an increase of 1,036 cases from the day before.
The current 7-day positivity rate in the state decreased slightly from 7.7% to 7.5%, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
The department is reporting that 8,458 people are currently in the hospital with COVID-19 and that 2,344 — 2,232 confirmed and 112 probable — from the virus.
In addition, there were 21 new COVID-19 outbreaks reported since yesterday, bringing the total up to 708.
COVID-19 cases in Central Virginia
The most dramatic increase of cases was in Chesterfield County, which saw an increase of 69 reported cases since Monday.
- Charles City County: 53 cases, 5 death
- Chesterfield County: 4,439 cases, 80 deaths
- City of Colonial Heights: 200 cases, 21 deaths
- City of Hopewell: 275 cases, 5 death
- City of Richmond: 3,229 cases, 41 deaths
- Dinwiddie County: 223 cases, 7 deaths
- Goochland County: 165 cases, 7 deaths
- Hanover County: 656 cases, 32 deaths
- Henrico County: 3,948 cases, 186 deaths
- New Kent County: 128 cases, 1 death
- Powhatan County: 149 cases, 4 deaths
Free COVID-19 testing with Chesterfield Health Department
- Wednesday, Aug. 19: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Crystal Lake Apartments, 3501 Meadowville Blvd.
- Saturday, Aug. 22: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at Jeff Davis Flea Market, 5700 Jefferson Davis Highway
- Wednesday, Aug. 26: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Journey Christian Church, 3700 Price Club Blvd.
Testing is for individuals who have COVID-19 symptoms and is free for uninsured or underinsured persons. While some appointments will be reserved for walk-ups, testing is limited and appointments should be made prior to arriving. Residents who may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as defined by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), should call the Chesterfield Health Department at 804-318-8207.