2 Eastern Shore residents die from coronavirus

Posted at 2:06 PM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 14:06:48-04

ACCOMAC, Va. - The Eastern Shore Health District reported that two Eastern Shore residents died of the novel coronavirus.

The first victim was a male in his 50s. The second victim was a female also in her 50s.

“We are incredibly sad to hear of the passing of two members of our Eastern Shore family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families,” said Chief Operating Officer Jon Richardson. “We have seen a significant increase in our case count over the past week. Many of those cases are associated with outbreaks which are currently under investigation.”

The Eastern Shore Health District has activated a public information line, 757-787-5880, for questions from residents about the novel coronavirus situation.

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