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Virginia reporting 41 coronavirus-related deaths

VDH now providing a regional breakdown of deaths

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ROANOKE, Va. – With 1,710 coronavirus cases statewide, 41 Virginians have died so far after contracting the coronavirus.

Virginia reported its first coronavirus-related death on March 14.

The Virginia Department of Health Department is now releasing death information on a regional basis.

Here’s that breakdown as of April 2:

  • Northern Virginia: 14 deaths
  • Eastern Virginia: 14 deaths
  • Central Virginia: 9 deaths
  • Southwest Virginia: 3 deaths
  • Northwest Virginia: 1 deaths

The map below explains how the Virginia Department of Health defines the five regions.

Virginia Department of Health map of regions and districts
Virginia Department of Health map of regions and districts (Virginia Department of Health)

Unfortunately, the Health Department is no longer providing specific information about each death.

Listed below is the specific information about deaths we’ve been able to confirm:

  1. A man in his 70s living in the Peninsula Health District. His death was announced on March 14.
  2. A person in his 70s living in the Peninsula Health District. This person’s death was announced on March 16.
  3. A Fairfax County man in his 60s. His cause of death was reported as respiratory failure as a result of coronavirus. His death was announced on March 21.
  4. A woman in her 80s from Newport News. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced on March 22.
  5. A woman in her 80s from Williamsburg. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced on March 22.
  6. A woman in her 80s from James City County. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced on March 22.
  7. A Virginia Beach man in his 70s who had underlying health conditions and died of acute respiratory failure while hospitalized. His death was announced on March 23.
  8. The first elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 24.
  9. The second elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 24.
  10. Landon Spradlin, 66, from Pittsylvania County, was passing through North Carolina when he died on March 25 due to coronavirus complications.
  11. A woman in her 80s living in the Peninsula Health District. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced during Gov. Northam’s March 25 new conference.
  12. A woman in her 60s living in the Peninsula Health District. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced during Gov. Northam’s March 25 new conference.
  13. The third elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 25.
  14. A Loudoun County woman in her 70s. She was hospitalized and had previously tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. Her close contacts were previously investigated. Her cause of death was respiratory failure as a result of COVID-19. Her death was announced on March 26.
  15. The fourth elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 26.
  16. The fifth elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 27.
  17. The sixth elderly Henrico County resident who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. This death was announced on March 27.
  18. A man in his 70s who lives in Prince William County who had chronic medical conditions. The cause of death was respiratory failure as a result COVID-19. His death was announced on March 27.
  19. A Fairfax County man in his 60s who acquired COVID-19 through travel, according to the health department. The cause of death was the result of complications of COVID-19. His death was announced on March 27.
  20. A man in his 60s living in the Western Tidewater Health District, according to health department officials. He was being treated in a hospital where he died due to respiratory failure. He had several underlying medical conditions, which exacerbated the effects of COVID-19. His death was announced on March 28. This health district covers Isle of Wight and Southampton counties, as well as the cities of Franklin and Suffolk.
  21. A person living in the Crater Health District. The person died from complications associated with COVID-19. The district includes the cities of Petersburg, Hopewell and Emporia and the counties of Prince George, Dinwiddie, Surry, Sussex and Greensville. This death was announced on March 28.
  22. A Botetourt County woman in her 80s. She died on March 28.
  23. A 72-year-old person in Arlington County with chronic medical conditions, who had been ill with COVID-19 for a few weeks. This death was announced on March 29.
  24. An 60-year-old person in Arlington County with chronic medical conditions, identified with COVID-19 this past week. This death was announced on March 29.
  25. A man in his 80s living in the Mount Rogers Health District. His death was announced on March 29.
  26. A woman in her 80s who lives in the Peninsula Health District. She recently became ill and was admitted to a local hospital where she died. Her cause of death was respiratory failure. Her death was announced on March 29.
  27. A Henrico County man in his 90s who lived who lived at the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. The seventh Canterbury resident to have died. His death was announced on March 29.
  28. A Henrico County woman in her 60s, the eight death connected to the outbreak the Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Her death was announced on March 29.
  29. A man in his 70s living in the Piedmont Health District. His death was announced on March 30. This district contains Charlotte, Prince Edward, Buckingham, Cumberland, Amelia, Nottoway and Lunenburg counties.
  30. A woman in her 80s living in the Thomas Jefferson Health District. Her death was announced on March 31. This district contains Charlottesville, as well as Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties
  31. A man in his 60s living in the Rappahannock Area Health District. His death was announced on April 1. This district contains the city of Fredericksburg, as well as Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties.
  32. A man in his 80s in the Chesapeake Area Health District. He had underlying conditions and the cause of death was respiratory failure. His death was announced April 1.
  33. A man in his 60s living in the Fairfax Health District. He was hospitalized. His death was announced on April 1.
  34. A man in his 80s living in the Fairfax Health District. He was hospitalized. His death was announced on April 1.
  35. A man in his 90s living in the Fairfax Health District. He was hospitalized. His death was announced on April 1.
  36. A woman in her 80s living in the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District. She had chronic medical conditions and her cause of death was respiratory failure as a result of COVID-19. Her death was announced on April 1.
  37. A man in his 80s living in the Norfolk Health District. His death was announced on April 1.

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