Virginia cases of COVID-19 rise to 391

Published 12:50 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Virginia saw an almost 35-percent increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases from Tuesday to Wednesday.

There are now 391 reported cases, up from 290 Tuesday. Northern Virginia has been especially hard hit, with the Fairfax Health District now reporting almost 20 percent of the total.

The number of people tested continues to rise rapidly as more testing options and sites become available across the state. About 5,370 people have now been tested.

There have been 59 hospitalizations and nine deaths.

The Peninsula Health District reports 58 cases — 41 in James City County, eight in York County, five in Williamsburg and four in Newport News.