Alexandria now has 170 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, an addition of 21 cases since yesterday.
The first and only 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.
As Easter approaches this Sunday, the city is advising residents to not observe in-person religious gatherings or meals.
“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. “To protect their congregations and communities, many services in Alexandria and around the world are being conducted online. Contact your place of worship or associated organizations to find out if such alternatives are available.”
The full breakdown in Alexandria is below:
- March 11 — First positive case reported
- March 15 — Second positive case reported
- March 17 — Fourth positive case reported
- March 24 — The number of cases jumps to 13
- March 25 — The number of cases increases to 14
- March 26 — The number of cases increases to 20
- March 27 — The number of cases increases to 24
- March 28 — The number of cases increases to 28
- March 29 — The number of cases increases to 32
- March 31 — The number of cases increases to 44
- April 1 — The number of cases increases to 55
- April 2 — The number of cases increases to 67
- April 3 — The number of cases increases to 77
- April 4 — The number of cases increases to 93
- April 5 — The number of cases increases to 104
- April 6 — The number of cases increases to 130
- April 7 — The number of cases increases to 141
- April 8 — The number of cases increases to 149
- April 9 — The number of cases increases to 170
There have been 109 deaths and there are now more than 4,000 cases in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Staff photo by James Cullum
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