More than 120 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Fairfax County, according to state data.
As of data released today, 124 people have died from the respiratory illness — roughly 3.5% of the total number of coronavirus cases in the county, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
There are at least 3,448 cases and 585 hospitalizations in Fairfax County.
The Fairfax Health District, which includes the county, cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and towns in the county, continues to have the most reported cases and deaths in Virginia. Statewide, there have been 522 deaths and at least 14,961 cases.
More data on the Fairfax Health District:
- 592 hospitalizations
- 13,796 test results
- 35 outbreaks with 32 at long term care facilities and one each at a correctional facility, educational setting and health care setting
Earlier this week, the Fairfax County unveiled a new COVID-19 dashboard with geographic and racial data.
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