NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WWBT) - Sunday, the Virginia Department of Health reported three deaths of residents in the Peninsula area, two of whom previously tested positive for COVID-19 and the third person was a new positive case.
All three residents were women in their 80′s. One individual was a resident at a long-term care facility. The patients were from Newport News, Williamsburg and James City County respectively.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce three additional victims of COVID-19. We at VDH express our condolences to those families,” said Peninsula Acting Health Director Dr. Steve Julian.
It is currently not known how the three women acquired coronavirus.
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