COVID-19 Deaths Double in Fairfax County

The number of coronavirus deaths has more than doubled in Fairfax County since this weekend as the number of cases statewide continues to soar.

Since Monday morning, at least 30 Fairfax County residents had died from the respiratory illness. But by Monday evening, that number jumped to more than 50 deaths, according to the county.

As of this morning (Tuesday), there have been 64 deaths in the county, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Statewide, there are 324 reported deaths. Roughly a quarter of the deaths (80) have happened in long term care facilities.

As of this morning, Fairfax County has 2,077 cases and 379 hospitalization, according to the state health data.

More than 9,300 people have been tested in the Fairfax Health District, which includes Fairfax County and towns and cities in the county.

Out of the 148 outbreaks in Virginia, 26 have happened in the Fairfax Health District with 26 at long term care facilities and one each at a correction facility and healthcare setting.

Data via Virginia Department of Health

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