Coronavirus update: Virginia COVID-19 cases surpasses 31,000


In this March 17, 2020, file photo, Laurie Kuypers, a registered nurse, reaches into a car to take a nasopharyngeal swab from a patient at a drive-through COVID-19 coronavirus testing station for University of Washington Medicine patients in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the latest on the coronavirus pandemic for May 18, 2020:

The Virginia Department of Health reported 31,140 cases of COVID-19 — 29,591 confirmed and 1,449 probable — Monday. The death toll is now at 1,014.

Gov. Ralph Northam will give an update on the coronavirus outbreak in Virginia today at 2 p.m. Watch it live with 8News.

Virginia DMV is reopening nine locations for appointment-only visits today

Nine Virginia DMV service centers will reopen for appointment-only visits today.

DMV says they will only offer specific services that require an in-person visit like original vehicle registrations or original driver’s licenses. Click here for a list of locations.

Coronavirus headlines:

COVID-19 in Virginia

How many people have been tested for and diagnosed with coronavirus in your neighborhood? New data released by the Virginia Department of Health provides some answers to that question.

VDH recently released data that breaks down COVID-19 cases and testing numbers by zip code.

Charles City County251
Chesterfield County1,13229
City of Colonial Heights827
City of Hopewell620
City of Petersburg842
City of Richmond88820
Goochland County895
Hanover County24419
Henrico County1,339114
New Kent County261
Powhatan County260
Information from the Virginia Department of Health

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