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Virginia confirms more than 8,000 coronavirus cases, 258 deaths

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Posted at 9:15 AM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 09:15:34-04

The Virginia Department of Health said Saturday that 8,053 cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the state.

Approximately 51,931 people have been tested, with 1,296 hospitalizations reported. According to the VDH, 258 virus-related deaths have been reported.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

  • Chesapeake 154
  • Accomack 33
  • Northampton 5
  • Hampton 79
  • Norfolk 109
  • James City County 139
  • Newport News 102
  • Poquoson 6
  • Williamsburg 19
  • York County 38
  • Portsmouth 65
  • Gloucester 21
  • Virginia Beach 271
  • Franklin City 12
  • Isle of Wight 83
  • Southampton 9
  • Suffolk 81

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