Post Content

COVID-19 Update: 70 Deaths, Cases in Alexandria Now at 3,927

There has been another COVID-19 death reported in Alexandria, and the death toll from the virus in the city now stands at 70.

The victim was a man in his 50s.

There are or have been 3,927 cases in Alexandria, according to the Virginia Department of Health. That is an increase of 102 cases since this time last week.

There have also been 327 hospitalizations since the first case was reported on March 11, which is an increase of six hospitalizations since last week. The Alexandria Health Department says that one in 12 infected residents has been hospitalized.

Across Virginia, there have been 3,276 deaths and there are or have been 152,557 cases of the virus.

Demographic, Age and Sex Breakdown

Latino residents are the hardest hit with 1,820 reported cases, followed by Black residents with 816 cases, white residents with 770 cases, Asian or Pacific Islander residents with 139 cases, 84 cases classified as “other” and four native American cases.

There are or have been 2,040 women (with 35 deaths) and 1,873 men (with 35 deaths) in Alexandria with the virus. The only age groups that have not experienced a death so far are children and teenagers.

  • 80+    — 30 deaths, 124 cases
  • 70-79 — 19 deaths, 140 cases
  • 60-69 — Four deaths, 292 cases
  • 50-59 — 14 deaths, 493 cases
  • 40-49 — One death, 681 cases
  • 30-39 — One death, 902 cases
  • 20-29 — One death, 740 cases
  • 10-19  — Zero deaths, 279 cases
  • 0-9     — Zero deaths, 265 cases

Testing Update

There have been 41,759 (polymerase chain reaction) tests administered in the city so far and 4,810 antibody tests. The city’s seven-day positivity rate is now at 4.1% and has been under 10% for four months.

  • Arlington County has 4,057 cases, 152 deaths and a 3.2% seven-day positivity rate
  • Fairfax County has 21,568 cases, 605 deaths and a 4.1% seven-day positivity rate
  • Loudoun County has 6,987 cases, 126 deaths and a 4.9% seven-day positivity rate

Need a test? Inova is now offering vehicle-side and walk-in testing services for diagnosing flu and COVID-19, at the Victory Center parking lot (5001 Eisenhower Ave.).

“This location replaces Inova Primary Care on Washington Street in Old Town, which will no longer offer Respiratory Illness Clinic services,” according to the city.

Photo via CDC/Unsplash

Recent Stories

Updated at 6 p.m. Old Town residents and business owners are up in arms for not being officially notified of a route change for the George Washington Birthday Parade on…

As rainfall travels down the hills of the Parkfairfax neighborhood, the momentum sweeps it past the slim gutters meant to catch the water, propelling it further downhill to devastating effect….

Cloud is a 10-year-old black and brown medium-haired cat searching for her forever home. Currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, she has a decade of…

A 23-year-old Lorton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing into four cars in Old Town. The crash occurred near the intersection of S. Patrick Street and…

Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list