COVID-19 cases jump 31 percent

Published 12:28 pm Friday, March 27, 2020

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The cases of COVID-19 in Virginia jumped more than 31 percent from Thursday to Friday, and hospitalizations rose almost 28 percent.

The number of people tested rose 19 percent in the same time period, to 7,337.

There are now 604 total cases in the state, with 14 deaths.

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The Western Tidewater Health District now reports four cases, two in Isle of Wight County and one each in Suffolk and Southampton County.