RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia saw an increase of more than 1,202 new reported cases of COVID-19.
According to the Virginia Department of Health, 182,392 people have coronavirus — 168,675 confirmed and 13,717 probable. VDH reports there have been 3,655 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state.
This increase has impacted the state’s positivity rate which is at 5.7 percent.
- Wednesday, November 11 — Walmsley UMC, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Tuesdays, November 17 and 24 — Walmsley UMC, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 3 – Friday, November 6 — Chesterfield Fairgrounds at Vietnam Veterans Building, noon to 1 p.m.
- Thursday, November 5, 12, and 19 — Faith and Family Center, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, November 7, 14, and 21 — Chesterfield Health Department Smith-Wagner Building Multi-Purpose Room, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Fridays, November 13 and 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 11 and 18 — St. Augustine Catholic Church, 11 a.m. to noon
COVID-19 AT LOCAL UNIVERSITIES
As of Oct. 29, the college has reported:
- 8 active student cases and 9 active employee cases of COVID-19.
- 3 students are in isolation on campus.
- 16 students are in quarantine on campus.
As of Oct. 28, here is what the college has reported:
- 35 total cases and 8 active cases of COVID-19.
- The university said the monthly testing positivity rate for September is 1.1%
The university’s dashboard as of Oct. 9 shows that:
- 13 total (students and employees) active cases.
- 1,594 people have recovered from the virus since July.
- Read about one JMU student’s experience with COVID-19 here.
Local cases of COVID-19
Henrico County had the largest increase in our area with 54, newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
- Charles City County: 104 cases, 5 death
- Chesterfield County: 7,302 cases, 120 deaths
- City of Colonial Heights: 317 cases, 26 deaths
- City of Hopewell: 529 cases, 8 deaths
- City of Richmond: 5,456 cases, 77 deaths
- Dinwiddie County: 540 cases, 12 deaths
- Goochland County: 340 cases, 7 deaths
- Hanover County: 1,721 cases, 44 deaths
- Henrico County: 6,526 cases, 240 deaths
- New Kent County: 302 cases, 3 death
- Powhatan County: 324 cases, 5 deaths
- A Kentucky medical center is working with a local McDonald's to help vaccinate restaurant workers.
- The report indicated that just under 19% of all asymptomatic COVID-19 patients began to exhibit “persistent or new symptoms” 30 days or more after their initial positive diagnosis.
- Data from the Virginia Department of Health shows that so far Virginia has received 9,571,025 COVID-19 vaccine doses. Out of those doses, 87% have been administered.
- Mayor Levar Stoney says Richmond aiming for 'shortest possible timeline' to replace George Wythe High SchoolRichmond Mayor Levar Stoney called on the city's school board Wednesday to "do the right thing" and work alongside his administration as it moves forward with plans to replace George Wythe High School as quickly as possible.
- Nearly 70 percent of Virginia adults receive one dose of COVID-19 vaccine; state mulls booster shot timelineNearly 70 percent of Virginia adults have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, less than three weeks from President Biden's goal to reach the milestone by July 4.
- Virginia health officials announced Tuesday that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $30.6 million to the Commonwealth in order to address health inequities created and exacerbated in high-risk and underserved communities by the coronavirus pandemic.
- The Richmond and Henrico Health District and the Chesterfield Health District are holding numerous COVID-19 vaccine events throughout the course of this week.
- The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.
- In an effort to help with the COVID-19 vaccination process, Columbus City Council unanimously voted to approve a new initiative that will put cash into residents' pockets.
- Starting this week, children ages 12 and older can stop by the adolescent clinic each Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Rockwood Vaccination Center.