Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Coronavirus cases in James City County near 100; state now has 34 deaths

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James City County continues to have the highest number of positive coronavirus (COVID 19) cases per capita in the state.

As of Wednesday, James City County has 95 cases, Newport News has a 29, York County has 16, Hampton has 14, Williamsburg has 9 and Poquoson has 3, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

Virginia has 1,484 positive cases and 34 deaths. At least eight people from the Peninsula Health District have died from the coronavirus.

The Eastern region has 12 deaths, 12 in the Northern region, Central, 7, Southwest, 3 and Northwest has zero deaths.

The Peninsula Health District covers Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York County. The Hampton Health District covers Hampton.

On Tuesday, there were 89 positive cases in James City County, 23 in Newport News, York County, 14, Hampton, 13, Williamsburg, 8 and Poquoson, 2, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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