Coronavirus update: VDH reports more than 2,300 new cases of COVID-19

Coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) –Here’s the latest COVID-19 update for Sunday, November 29. Virginia saw an increase of 2,325 new reported cases of COVID-19.

According to the Virginia Department of Health, 235,942 people have coronavirus — 209,783 confirmed and 26,159 probable. VDH reports there have been 4,058 coronavirus-related deaths across the state.

This increase has impacted the state’s positivity rate rose slightly to 7.4 percent.

While people ages 20-29 have the highest number of coronavirus cases, ages 80 and older have been the highest demographic to die from the virus. In addition, while more women have contract COVID-19, slightly more men have died from it.

TESTING LOCATIONS NEAR YOU

  • Mondays: Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Second Baptist Church, 5100 West Hundred Road
  • Tuesdays: Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 10 a.m. to noon. Walmsley United Methodist Church, 2950 Walmsley Blvd.
  • Tuesday: Dec. 1 – 10 a.m. to noon at the Eastern Henrico Health Department on 1400 N Laburnum Ave.
  • Wednesdays: Dec. 2, 9, 16, 30 – 10 a.m. to noon. St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 4400 Beulah Road
  • Thursdays: Dec. 3, 10, 17, 31 – 10 a.m. to noon. Walmsley United Methodist Church, 2950 Walmsley Blvd.
  • Thursday: Dec. 3 –1-4 p.m. at the Diamond Parking lot on 3001 N Arthur Ashe Blvd.
  • Fridays: Dec. 4, 11, 18 – 10 a.m. to noon. Second Baptist Church, 5100 West Hundred Road
  • Friday: Dec. 4 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Health Department on 1400 N Laburnum Ave.
  • Saturdays: Dec. 5, 12, 19 – 10 a.m. to noon. Chesterfield Health Department, Smith-Wagner Building Multi-Purpose Room, 9501 Lucy Corr Circle

LOCAL COVID-19 CASES AT UNIVERSITIES

Virginia Commonwealth University

As of Nov. 25, the university has reported:

  • 16 active student cases and 11 active employee cases of COVID-19.
  • 3 students in isolation on campus.
  • 6 students are in quarantine on campus.

University of Richmond

As of Nov. 20, here is what the university has reported:

  • 90 total cases and 22 active cases of COVID-19.
  • The university said the monthly testing positivity rate for October is 1.2%

James Madison University

The university’s dashboard as of Nov. 20, shows that:

  • 35 total (students and employees) active cases.
  • 1,618 people have recovered from the virus since July.
  • Read about one JMU student’s experience with COVID-19 here.

Please note: The next update to the JMU dashboard will occur on 11/30. The university is closed from 11/23 to 11/27.

LOCAL COVID-19 CASES

Henrico County reported 74 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours — the highest of any locality in our area. It was followed by Chesterfield County, which reported 74 new cases of the virus.

  • Charles City County: 141 cases, 7 death
  • Chesterfield County: 9,255 cases, 131 deaths
  • City of Colonial Heights: 417 cases, 26 deaths
  • City of Hopewell: 617 cases, 9 deaths
  • City of Richmond: 6,669 cases, 82 deaths
  • Dinwiddie County: 665 cases, 14 deaths
  • Goochland County: 443 cases, 7 deaths
  • Hanover County: 2,412 cases, 54 deaths
  • Henrico County: 8,340 cases, 251 deaths
  • New Kent County: 390 cases, 4 death
  • Powhatan County: 460 cases, 6 deaths
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