RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — 8News is tracking confirmed cases of the COVID-19 in Central Virginia.
THE LATEST: Wednesday, March 25, 6:45 p.m.
Powhatan County officials confirmed their first case of coronavirus Wednesday evening. According to the Virginia Department of Health, the patient is not hospitalized and currently in self-isolation.
THE LATEST: Wednesday, March 25, 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 8:50 a.m.
Monday, March 23, 1:28 p.m.
There are now 254 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.
Monday, March 23, 8:30 a.m.
VDH announced three new deaths caused by the coronavirus bringing the virus’s death toll in Virginia up to 6.
Sunday, March 22, 12 p.m.
Gov. Ralph Northam said there are 67 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Virginia, raising the number 219 confirmed cases.
Saturday night, officials announced the third death due to COVID-19.
Saturday, March 21, 11:45 p.m
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Saturday morning there are now 152 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, 38 more cases than on Friday.
There are now 25 cases in Central Virginia.
Wednesday, March 18
A Charles City County resident tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first case in the county and third case in the Chickahominy Health District. The resident is a female who came in contact with someone who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the health district said Wednesday.
A Phillip Morris USA employee in Richmond has tested positive for the coronavirus. 8News obtained an emailed statement sent to all salaried and hourly employees on Tuesday, March 17, confirming the positive COVID-19 case.
The University of Virginia has announced that a second employee in the school’s Biocomplexity Institute in Arlington tested positive for the coronavirus.
As of Wednesday morning, there were at least 14 confirmed cases in Central Virginia after Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said four residents — two men in their 20s and two men in their 30s — had tested positive.
Wednesday a.m., March 18
Mayor Levar Stoney announced Wednesday morning that four Richmond residents — all men in their 20s and 30s — had tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Central Virginia to 12. CLICK HERE for details and/or to re-watch Mayor Stoney’s press conference.
Tuesday, March 17
The latest positive case of coronavirus reported in Central Virginia is a Goochland man in his 60’s. The Chickahominy Health District says he is improving.
A Hanover county teen marked the first case in the region. That teen is said to be doing well.
Chesterfield County reports a total of 4 cases.
Henrico reports two cases: The first was a woman in her 20s who began showing symptoms after a trip to North Carolina with a group of others. The second case was reported by Westminster Canterbury, a retirement community in Henrico. A man in his 80’s living there tested positive. He recently returned from a trip to Florida.
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