There are currently 6,294,222 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, around the world and 1,811,277 confirmed cases across the country. The global total number of deaths stands at 375,994, and the United States’ at 105,147. Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University has been keeping up-to-date information through an interactive map.
As of Tuesday morning, Virginia had 45,398 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 4,694 people hospitalized, 1,392 deaths and 322,568 people tested. Fairfax has the highest total number of cases, with 11,219 to date, with 1,329 hospitalized and 387 deaths. Arlington has reported 2,123 cases with 376 hospitalized and 116 deaths. Alexandria has 1,981 cases with 192 hospitalized and 45 deaths. Loudoun County has 2,611 cases with 163 hospitalized and 66 deaths and Prince William County has 7,085 cases (including Manassas and Manassas City), with 569 hospitalized and 121 deaths. You can keep up with the commonwealth’s daily updates here. (Virginia Department of Health)
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, tallied in at 107,582 in the DMV on Tuesday morning. Maryland reported 53,327 cases, Virginia reported 45,398 and Washington, DC reported 8,857. The death toll has reached a total of 4,291, with 2,431 in Maryland, 1,392 in Virginia and 468 in DC. (Virginia Department of Health; Maryland Department of Health; Stay Home DC!)
The Northern Virginia region is seeing a downtrend of hospitalizations this week, for the first time in five weeks during the global pandemic. The seven-day positivity rate has also been dropping in jurisdictions across the region, with the exception of Rappahannock County. Fairfax County continues to be the leading jurisdiction with over 11,000 cases and nearly 400 deaths. (Inside NoVA)
The Fairfax County Board of Directors will receive an update from the Fairfax County Health Department Director Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu today at 1:30 p.m. Recent reports have showed data on how the county’s positive cases are disproportionately affecting the Hispanic demographic, as well as how the county is handling contact tracing, controlling outbreaks at senior care facilities and more. (RestonNow)
More than 25,000 residents died and 60,000 were infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in U.S. nursing homes since the outbreak began in March. The virus also infected 34,000 staff members and took the lives of more than 400, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (The Washington Post)