Four more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Alexandria, bringing the death toll from the virus to 66. Three of the deaths occurred last month, and the most recent casualty was reported today by the Virginia Department of Health.
Three of the fatalities occurred in August and went unreported for a month until a periodic review of vital records, according to the city.
There are now or have been 3,628 cases and 305 hospitalizations in the city since the first case was reported on March 11.
Demographic, Age and Sex Breakdown
Latino residents are the hardest hit with 1,704 reported cases, followed by Black residents with 743 cases, white residents with 705 cases, Asian or Pacific Islander residents with 130 cases, 83 cases classified as “other” and four native American cases.
There are or have been 1,885 women (with 34 deaths) and 1,731 men (with 32 deaths) in Alexandria with the virus. The only age group that has not experienced a death so far are children and teenagers.
- 80+ — 29 deaths, 116 cases
- 70-79 — 19 deaths, 128 cases
- 60-69 — Three deaths, 276 cases
- 50-59 — 12 deaths, 459 cases
- 40-49 — One death, 640 cases
- 30-39 — One death, 847 cases
- 20-29 — One death, 667 cases
- 10-19 — Zero deaths, 259 cases
- 0-9 — Zero deaths, 225 cases
There have also been 35,474 (polymerase chain reaction) tests administered in the city so far, 4,462 antibody tests and the city’s seven-day positivity rate is now at 5.2% and stands behind Arlington County.
- Arlington County has 3,779 cases, 146 deaths and a 3.8% seven-day positivity rate
- Fairfax County has 20,035 cases, 585 deaths and a 6.3% seven-day positivity rate
- Loudoun County has 6,532 cases, 119 deaths and a 8.3% seven-day positivity rate
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