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Virginia now has more than 3K positive cases; more confirmed at Hampton VA Medical Center

The Hampton VA Medical Center reported Tuesday a total of 28 patients, 18 inpatients and 10 outpatients tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID 19), according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Public Health website.

Previously, the Hampton VA had 22 patients who tested positive for the virus.

In the Peninsula, James City County has 119 positive cases, Newport News has 57, Hampton has 43, York County has 25, Williamsburg has 14 and Poquoson has 4, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

As of Tuesday, there are 3,333 positive cases and 63 deaths statewide. At least eight people from the Peninsula Health District and one person from the Hampton Heath 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.

The 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 Monday, James City County had 118 positive cases of the coronavirus , Newport News had 54, Hampton had 41, York County had 21, Williamsburg had 13 and Poquoson had 3, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

There were 2,878 positive cases and 54 deaths statewide.


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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