There are now or have been 3,014 cases of the coronavirus in Alexandria, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
The city surpassed the 3,000 case mark with 38 new cases in the last two days. Fatalities in the city remain at 60, and the most recent death was reported on August 4.
“With a recent increase in cases, you are more likely to encounter someone who is infected,” notes a city release. “Be prepared to answer a call from the Alexandria Health Department in case you are identified as a close contact.”
There have also been 281 total hospitalizations since the first case was reported on March 11, according to VDH.
It is not clear how many city residents have recovered from the virus.
Alexandria trails behind its more populated regional neighbors like Arlington County, which has reported 3,118 cases and 135 deaths; Fairfax County with 16,642 cases and 529 deaths; and Loudoun County with 5,372 cases and 115 deaths. Statewide, there are 2,352 COVID-related fatalities throughout Virginia, and there are or have been 102,521 cases.
Demographic, Age and Sex Breakdown
Latino residents in the city have been hardest hit with 1,526 reported cases, followed by Black residents with 571 cases, white residents with 560 cases, Asian or Pacific Islander residents with 102 cases, 54 cases classified as “other” and two native American cases.
There are or have been 1,558 women (with 33 deaths) and 1,446 men (with 27 deaths) in Alexandria with the virus.
- 80+ — 27 deaths, 101 cases
- 70-79 — 18 deaths, 110 cases
- 60-69 — Three deaths, 238 cases
- 50-59 — 11 deaths, 375 cases
- 40-49 — Zero deaths, 557 cases
- 30-39 — Zero deaths, 692 cases
- 20-29 — One death, 540 cases
- 10-19 — Zero deaths, 219 cases
- 0-9 — Zero deaths, 171 cases
There have been 25,018 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests administered in Alexandria so far, and the city’s seven-day positivity rate shows a 5.8% infection rate of those tested. There have also been 3,729 antibody tests in Alexandria.
Cases By ZIP Code
The areas of the city with the leading number of cases are the 22304, 22305 and 22312 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 — 104 cases, 1,915 people tested (Estimated population 15,171)
- 22302 — 303 cases, 3,796 people tested (Estimated population 20,238)
- 22304 — 910 cases, 7,595 people tested (Estimated population 54,003)
- 22305 — 668 cases, 3,448 people tested (Estimated population 16,095)
- 22311 — 570 cases, 3,672 people tested (Estimated population 16,898)
- 22312 — 765 cases, 4,540 people tested (Estimated population 6,901)
- 22314 — 283 cases, 4,591 people tested (Estimated population 47,826)
Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash
An Alexandria woman was caught carrying a loaded gun at a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Tuesday (October 4). The incident occurred in the early morning,…
Last Friday, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that the Potomac Yard Metro station would not be opening this fall, as they’d been insisting it would for months….
One of Alexandria’s more unique Halloween traditions, a reenactment of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th-century speaking engagements, is set to return for two nights later this month. Every year, The Lyceum…
It’s a change that likely won’t go noticed by many Alexandrians, but the city is making an adjustment to its manholes that could have an impact on flooding during storms….
Looking for a more convenient way to work out?
On the Go Fitness Pro offers in home personal training. We bring the gym to you, so you can save time and skip the hassle of going to the gym. Plus, our trainers are certified and experienced, so you can be sure you’re getting the best possible workout.
We provide all the equipment needed for a great workout or we can use the equipment that you have.
Are you tired of going to the gym? It might be the crowds, the locker room, waiting on equipment or the time it takes to commute to the gym.
Having a personal trainer come to your home will keep you accountable, save you time and allow you to workout in the comfort of your own home.
Skip the hassle of the gym and try our in-home personal training service.
Our services are reasonably priced, convenient, effective and are risk free.
Join the City of Alexandria and Arlington County’s Initiative to Rethink Energy at our first ever electric vehicle (EV) and sustainable technologies showcase! Get inspired by seeing a variety of electric cars, scooters, bikes, motorcycles, police cars, buses, trucks and