About a week ago, the death toll in the United States from the COVID-10 Coronavirus pandemic ranked sixth in the world, trailing China, Italy, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom. As the cliche goes, that was then and this is now. Now, the U.S. ranks third with 5,112 deaths Thursday morning with only Italy and
April 2020 arrived with good news for Floyd County, Virginia: Still, no confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus infections from the worldwide pandemic that has, to date, killed at least 34 in Virginia, 4,102 in the United State and 44,220 around the globe. Infections remain pretty close to 50-50 between men and women with 50.1 %
April 1. April Fool’s Day. In this time of COVID-19 Coronavirus, playing an joke on anyone feels out of place and inappropriate. As dawn breaks along the East coast of the United States, the number of confirmed cases of the deadly pandemic sits at less than 150,000 away from a million infectees. America now leads
Rules and executive orders increase and so do the numbers of infections and deaths.
Joe Diffie, one of country music’s steady performers in the 1990s, provided a string of hits like “Honkey Tonk Attitude,” “Home,” “Pickup Man,” and a classic duo with Mary Chapin Carpenter, “Not Too Much to Ask,” but his “Third Rock From the Sun” had toes tapping and also became the title of a hit comedy
Until now, Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia “recommended” residents stay at home to avoid infection from the coronavirus. Now, his recommendation is a new rule of law in The Old Dominion. Ignore it and you are breaking the law.
In Virginia, 17 have died but that number could change later when the Virginia Department of Health updates its figures later Sunday. The World Health Organization says 146,319 have recovered from the virus.
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Deaths : 9,618
Number Tested: 23,671
Confirmed Cases: 2,367
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.),