January 21, 2021

COVID-19 cases rise 14 percent

Published 12:25 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Virginia cases of COVID-19 saw a 14-percent rise from Monday to Tuesday, going from 254 to 290, according to new numbers from the Virginia Department of Health.

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The department reports 4,470 people have been tested. There are 45 hospitalizations and six deaths reported in the noon update on Tuesday, although many news outlets reported that a death in Virginia Beach on Monday was the seventh in the state. That patient was a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

The Peninsula Health District reports 51 cases — 37 in James City County, six in York County, five in Williamsburg and three in Newport News.