The number of coronavirus cases increased by four since yesterday, and there are now 2,380 overall cases, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
The number of fatalities remains at 57. There have been no new deaths since June 27.
It is not clear how many residents have recovered since the first case was announced on March 11. Senior citizens have been severely affected by the virus, and residents above the age of 50 make up all but one of the fatalities.
In Alexandria, there are 1,222 females with the virus (with 30 deaths) and 1,148 males (with 27 deaths) who tested positive for COVID-19 in the city. The sex of six cases was not reported.
- 80+ — 22 deaths, 87 cases, 28 hospitalizations
- 70-79 — 16 deaths, 100 cases, 37 hospitalizations
- 60-69 — Two deaths, 194 cases, 44 hospitalizations
- 50-59 — Nine deaths, 296 cases, 47 hospitalizations
- 40-49 — Zero deaths, 418 cases, 35 hospitalizations
- 30-39 — Zero deaths, 529 cases, 28 hospitalizations
- 20-29 — One death, 349 cases, seven hospitalizations
- 10-19 — Zero deaths, 162 cases, three hospitalizations
- 0-9 — Zero deaths, 125 cases, two hospitalizations
- Missing — 11 cases not listed by age
Statewide, there have been 1,853 reported deaths, and 1,747 of those deaths are confirmed as COVID-related, according to VDH. There are also now 66,102 cases (63,339 confirmed) and 6,435 hospitalizations (including 41 probable cases).
Here is a breakdown of new cases since Alexandria entered into Phase 3 on July 1:
- July 1 — Cases increase to 2,325
- July 2 — Cases increase to 2,327
- July 3 — Cases increase to 2,338
- July 4 — Cases increase to 2,357
- July 5 — Cases increase to 2,376
There have been 15,924 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests administered in Alexandria so far, and the city’s seven-day positivity rate shows a 4.2% infection rate of those tested. There have also been 2,535 antibody tests in Alexandria. Across Virginia, there have been 712,350 PCR tests administered with a seven-day positivity rate of 6.1% (and 76,515 antibody tests).
Cases By ZIP Code
The areas of the city with the leading number of cases are the 22304, 22312 and 22305 ZIP codes, which include the West End and Arlandria, Potomac Yard and Potomac West neighborhoods.
Some of the areas share jurisdictions between Alexandria and Arlington and Fairfax Counties:
- 22301 — 91 cases, 1,068 people tested (Estimated population 15,171)
- 22302 — 245 cases, 2,595 people tested (Estimated population 20,238)
- 22304 — 697 cases, 4,741 people tested (Estimated population 54,003)
- 22305 — 589 cases, 2,376 people tested (Estimated population 16,095)
- 22311 — 455 cases, 2,454 people tested (Estimated population 16,898)
- 22312 — 604 cases, 2,914 people tested (Estimated population 6,901)
- 22314 — 214 cases, 2,508 people tested (Estimated population 47,826)
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