~ PVN staff report
LURAY, April 7 — As of Tuesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health is now reporting a third case of COVID-19 in Page County.
The first case in Page was reported on March 31. A second case was reported two days later on April 2. That figure held for five days until this morning’s update.
Frederick County continues to be the regional “hot spot” with 12 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of reported cases in the Lord Fairfax Health District jumped by 14 since yesterday, from 66 to 80.
The breakdown of reported COVID-19 cases within the health district is as follows:
- 43 — Frederick County
- 14 — City of Winchester
- 12 — Shenandoah County
- 6 — Warren County
- 3 — Page County
- 2 — Clarke County
The city of Harrisonburg is reporting 27 cases of coronavirus, with 16 more in Rockingham County.
Virginia’s “hot spot” remains in the densely-populated Washington, D.C. suburbs, with the following reported cases as of April 7:
- 532 — Fairfax
- 237 — Arlington
- 236 — Prince William
- 209 — Loudoun
- 126 — Alexandria
Statewide, 3,333 cases have been reported. As of Tuesday morning, 28,645 people in Virginia had been tested, with 563 hospitalizations.
Virginia’s death toll has increased to 63.
The number of reported cases are climbing in more densely populated areas, such as Richmond and Virginia Beach. Other localities in the state that were reporting more than 100 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning are:
- 267 — Henrico County
- 200 — Virginia Beach
- 128 — Chesterfield County
- 119 — James City
- 110 — Richmond City
The Virginia Department of Health updates its figures each morning by 10 a.m. The figures represent cases and data provided by hospitals, healthcare facilities and laboratories as of 5 p.m. the previous day.