Coronavirus update: Virginia’s COVID-19 cases increase by 1,456

Coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia’s 7-day moving average is seeing an increase.

According to the Virginia Department of Health, 179,639 people have coronavirus — 166,551 confirmed and 13,088 probable. Cases went up by 1,456 in the last 24 hours. All week Virginia has seen a daily case count increase.

This increase has impacted the state’s positivity rate which is now at 5.4 percent.

TESTING LOCATIONS

RICHMOND

  • Friday, October 30 — Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • 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. 

CHESTERFIELD

  • Saturday, October 31 — Faith and Family Church 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 31 — Southside Community Service Center 10 a.m. to 1 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

Virginia Commonwealth University

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.

University of Richmond

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%

James Madison University

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.
  • Charles City County: 137 cases, 5 death
  • Chesterfield County: 8,942 cases, 128 deaths
  • City of Colonial Heights: 397 cases, 26 deaths
  • City of Hopewell: 603 cases, 9 deaths
  • City of Richmond: 6,491 cases, 81 deaths
  • Dinwiddie County: 650 cases, 13 deaths
  • Goochland County: 420 cases, 7 deaths
  • Hanover County: 2,312 cases, 52 deaths
  • Henrico County: 8,047 cases, 244 deaths
  • New Kent County: 372 cases, 4 death
  • Powhatan County: 437 cases, 6 deaths
Coronavirus Updates

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