41 Coronavirus Deaths In Virginia

April 02, 2020 - 4:43 pm

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Richmond, VA _  The Virginia Department of Health reported 1,706 confirmed cases of coronavirus Friday, with 246 hospitalizations and 41 deaths.  The total number of people tested climbed to 17,589.

The tally included 87 cases in Henrico, 73 cases in Chesterfield, 52 in Richmond, and 8 in Hanover County. 

Five more residents have died at Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Henrico, bringing the total number of deaths at that facility alone to 16.  Of the 164 residents living in the nursing care center 108, or roughly two-thirds of the residents have tested positive for CoVid-19, as well as 25 workers there.

Administrator Jeremiah Davis says the spike in positive cases ame as no surprise following a decision on Monday to test everyone in the center.