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Alexandria Now Has 149 Cases of COVID-19, Advises Against Gathering

Alexandria now has 149 cases of COVID-19, an increase of eight positive case since yesterday.

Today also ends an eight day streak of double digit increases of new positive cases.

The first death of a city resident due to the virus was announced on April 6, and the Alexandria Health Department did not release any information regarding the resident.

The city is advising residents to follow state orders against gatherings of more than 10 people.

“This means it is dangerous and illegal to have a home meal with more than 10 people who are not already family members living together, or for more than 10 people to gather for services,” the city advised in a news release.

The full breakdown in Alexandria is below:

There have been 75 deaths and there are now more than 3,600 cases in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

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