RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Health now counts 465 cases of “presumed positive” cases of caronavirus in the commonwealth as of noon Thursday. That number is up from 391 on Wednesday.
There are 15 recorded coronavirus-related deaths in Virginia. Of the 15 deaths, eight have been from residents of the Peninsula Health District, which is comprised of James City and York counties, as well as the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Williamsburg.
67 people have been hospitalized and 6,189 people have been tested for the novel coronavirus.
211 of the patients are female, 242 male and seven not reported, according to state numbers.
These cases are “presumptively positive,” meaning they are pending confirmatory testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).