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Coronavirus Info


United States
Infections: 336,830
Recoveries: 17,977
Deaths : 9,618

Infections: 1,274,346
Deaths: 69,480
Recovered: 264,838

Number Tested: 23,671
Confirmed Cases:
Hospitalized: 431

Deaths: 51

Localities with high numbers:

  • Fairfax 426
  • Arlington 181
  • James City 117
  • Prince William 159
  • Loudoun 167
  • Virginia Beach 128
  • Henrico 194

(Information obtained from the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the Virginia Department of Health.),