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James City County now has more than 100 cases of coronavirus, statewide death total jumps to 46

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James City County has 104 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID 19) and continues to have the highest amount of cases for the locality’s size in Virginia.

In the Peninsula, Newport News has 37, Hampton has 29, York County has 17, Williamsburg has 9 and Poquoson has 3, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

As of Friday, there are 2,012 positive cases and 46 deaths statewide. At least eight people from the Peninsula Health District have died from the coronavirus.

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

VDH continues to break down the number of deaths by “Health Planning Region” such as Northern, Eastern, Central, Southwest and Northwest.

(WYDaily/Courtesy of Virginia Department of Health)
(WYDaily/Courtesy of Virginia Department of Health)

On Thursday, James City County had 97 cases of the coronavirus, Newport News had 33, York County had 17, Hampton had 16, Williamsburg had 9 and Poquoson had 3, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

Virginia had 1,706 positive cases and 41 deaths.

The Hampton VA Medical Center reported Thursday a total of 22 patients, 16 inpatients and 6 outpatients tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Public Health website.

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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 julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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