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Another YPSO courthouse deputy tests positive for the coronavirus

York-Poquoson Courthouse

Yet another York-Poquoson Sheriff’s deputy assigned at the York-Poquoson Courthouse has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Officials said the deputy has been in quarantine at home since Friday.

The courthouse was “thoroughly cleaned in accordance with CDC guidelines” on Sunday.

As it stands, YPSO has four deputies and one civilian employee, all assigned in the courthouse, who have tested positive for the coronavirus. All will not return to work until they have clearance from a medical professional

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On the Peninsula as of Thursday, James City County has 123 positive cases of the coronavirus, Newport News has 64, Hampton has 53, York County has 25, Williamsburg has 16 and Poquoson has 5, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

There are 4,042 positive cases and 109 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.


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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