RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia saw an increase of 2,125 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the state’s health department reported.
The health department also said there have been 3,557 confirmed deaths due to the virus.
Tuesday’s cases are high compared to daily cases reported since the pandemic started. On Monday, VDH reported 2,677 new cases — the state health department said this was due to backlog from over the weekend.
- Tuesdays, November 17 and 24 — Walmsley UMC, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, November 21 — Chesterfield Health Department Smith-Wagner Building Multi-Purpose Room, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Thursday, November 19 — Faith and Family Center, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Fridays, November 20 — Second Baptist Church, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Mondays, November 16, 23, and 30 — Second Baptist Church, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 18 — St. Augustine Catholic Church, 11 a.m.
- Wednesday, November 18 — Petersburg Public Library, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
COVID-19 AT LOCAL UNIVERSITIES
As of Nov. 16, the college has reported:
- 25 active student cases and 10 active employee cases of COVID-19.
- 3 student is in isolation on campus.
- 23 students are in quarantine on campus.
As of Nov. 16, here is what the college has reported:
- 76 total cases and 31 active cases of COVID-19.
- The university said the monthly testing positivity rate for October is 1.2%
The university’s dashboard as of Nov. 11, shows that:
- 27 total (students and employees) active cases.
- 1,614 people have recovered from the virus since July.
- Read about one JMU student’s experience with COVID-19 here.
LOCAL COVID-19 CASES
- Charles City County: 408 cases, 12 deaths
- Chesterfield County: 23,757 cases, 353 deaths
- City of Colonial Heights: 1,381 cases, 45 deaths
- City of Hopewell: 2,131 cases, 54 deaths
- City of Petersburg: 3,200 cases, 63 deaths
- City of Richmond: 14,938 cases, 214 deaths
- Dinwiddie County: 1,823 cases, 33 deaths
- Goochland County: 1,219 cases, 17 deaths
- Hanover County: 6,755 cases, 137 deaths
- Henrico County: 21,571 cases, 531 deaths
- New Kent County: 1,255 cases, 12 death
- Powhatan County: 1,655 cases, 10 deaths
- A family is grieving a loss as painful as it is surprising. They believe 48-year-old father Ben Price took his own life after developing a rare and little understood phenomenon called "COVID psychosis."
- The Crater Health District will now be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Virginia State University. The first clinic will kick off at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the VSU Multi-Purpose Center.
- Some people are now scouring the internet on the hunt for vaccine events and possible extra doses. They then show up at local pharmacies hoping to score a shot.
- The report links obesity with a series of health complications related to COVID-19. It found that increased bodyweight "is the second greatest predictor of hospitalization and a high risk of death for people suffering from COVID-19."
- Physicians nationwide have noticed the COVID-19 vaccine can cause swollen lymph nodes that mammograms are picking up, said a Louisiana radiologist.
- The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that a child in Central Virginia died from complications of a chronic health condition and COVID-19.
- Coronavirus update: Virginia's positivity rate at 6.3%; Average of 52,455 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered dailyThe state's positivity rate is significantly lower than it was last month. It is now at 6.3%.
- NEW YORK (AP) — When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer vaccine already is cleared for use starting at age 16. That means some high schoolers could get in line for those shots […]
- With the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, three different coronavirus vaccinations will soon be available in the U.S.
- March 4, 2020. A room inside the state's Patrick Henry Building was packed with maskless state employees, press, health experts and officials from the governor's administration all while a pandemic peeked around the corner.