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Department of Health reports 380 additional confirmed and probable
cases of COVID-19 and six new deaths related to the virus in the Commonwealth
as of Monday morning, June 15. This is the lowest one-day total of confirmed
and probable reported cases of COVID-19 since April 15.
Currently, there are 54,886 total cases in Virginia and 1,552 deaths. Norfolk is credited
with 668 total cases and seven deaths.
According to the Virginia
Hospital and Healthcare Association, 902 residents in Virginia are
currently hospitalized due to the virus. Over 7,200 confirmed COVID-19 patients
have been hospitalized and discharged.
As we continue to
move through Phase Two, the CDC and the Virginia Department of Health still
recommends that we take safety precautions to include physical distancing and
avoid touching our eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands to help
slow the spread of COVID-19.
As a reminder, Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive
Order 63 is still in effect, which requires the use of face coverings while
If you venture out this week, bring your umbrella along with you as we will see several
days of rain. For most of the week, we will have cloudy skies with on and off
showers. Although we’re not expected to see any severe storms, heavy downpours
at times could be possible. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s for today,
and tomorrow and starting Wednesday, temperatures will trend upwards each day
from the lower 70s and ending in the low-90s for Sunday, Father’s Day.
For those willing
to contribute time or funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please
remember our partners on the front lines working to meet the basic needs of our
most vulnerable neighbors! For a detailed list of our community partner needs,
log into our HSIN connect page or email us at EOC-Plans@norfolk.gov
Lastly, The Knights of Columbus Council 367 in Norfolk is offering
a Food Procurement and Delivery Assistance Program that offers free shopping
and delivery of food for Norfolk residents who are over 65, individuals with
disabilities, or those who have elevated health risks. There is a $100 maximum, with a limit of 20 items. All food
delivered must be paid for in full, with cash or check, at the time of delivery. For more information, contact
Steve Cyrs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a great week,
and Happy Father's Day.
Deputy EM Coordinator
Norfolk Emergency Preparedness & Response