HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — The number of coronavirus cases in Virginia rose by 230 in a day’s span between Monday and Tuesday, the first daily increase of more than 200 patients.
The commonwealth now has 1,250 confirmed cases overall as daily numbers continue to trend upward. In comparison, cases rose 130 from Sunday (890) to Monday (1,020), 151 from Saturday to Sunday and 135 from Friday to Saturday.
Hospitalizations also rose by 29 between Monday and Tuesday, surpassing the increase of 24 between Sunday (112) and Monday (136).
Deaths are now at 27, an increase from 25 on Monday and 22 on Sunday. 11 of those have been in the Tidewater area, with most in James City County.
13,401 people had been tested as of Tuesday, compared to 12,038 on Monday. Last Tuesday only 4,470 people had been tested.
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