Another Loudoun County resident has died as a result of COVID-19, state health officials reported on Wednesday, bringing the county's total number of the coronavirus-related deaths to 49.
The age breakdown of the deceased is as follows: 36 have been 80 years old or older, nine have been between the ages of 70 and 79, three have been between the ages of 60 and 69 and one between the ages of 50 and 59.
Loudoun County's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by 52 from Tuesday's report and stands at 1,579 on Wednesday, according to the latest figures reported by the state.
One hundred forty-six people in Loudoun have been hospitalized.
Loudoun County has updated its COVID-19 page to include interactive dashboards that illustrate key metrics important for decision-making regarding the region’s reopening.
The dashboards released Tuesday include the “gating criteria” important in determining reopening timelines regionally and also include other key measures. Data is updated daily from the Virginia Department of Health to provide information on testing totals, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Loudoun.
Statewide, the number of cases on Wednesday jumped by 763 to 32,908 cases. There have been 1,074 deaths in Virginia, 3,979 hospitalizations and 210,965 people have been tested.
Virginia residents can now search case and testing information by ZIP code through the county's website.
In neighboring Fairfax County, the Associated Press reports that a child has been discharged and is recovering at home after suffering from the state’s first case of pediatric inflammatory illness associated with the new coronavirus.
Officials say the child was hospitalized May 5. No other details, including the age of the child, were provided.
While children have generally not experienced severe cases of COVID-19 associated with the new coronavirus, health officials have warned recently of a new inflammatory illness related to the virus that has affected children in New York and elsewhere.
The Centers for Disease Control issued an advisory about the syndrome May 14, warning of symptoms including fever, abdominal pain without another explanation, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, red or cracked lips, bumpy tongue and swollen hands and feet.