Ten more Loudoun County residents have died as a result of COVID-19, state health officials reported on Thursday, bringing the county's total number of the coronavirus-related deaths to 63.
Thursday marked the largest jump in deaths since May 4 and May 15, both of which had six.
The age breakdown of the deceased is as follows: 48 have been 80 years old or older, 11 have been between the ages of 70 and 79, three have been between the ages of 60 and 69 and one was between the ages of 50 and 59.
Loudoun County's confirmed COVID-19 cases stand at 2,318 on Thursday, according to the latest figures reported by the state. The case count increased by 44 from Wednesday’s reporting. One hundred and fifty-six people in Loudoun have been hospitalized.
Loudoun County will hold a second round of free, drive-through testing for COVID-19 at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg for Monday beginning at 10 a.m. Testing will end when the site reaches capacity or by 6 p.m. As many tests as possible will be administered during the one-day testing event.
To help reduce wait times, people who plan to attend Monday’s event are strongly encouraged to complete a registration form for each person who will be receiving a test prior to arriving at the testing site. The form is posted online and may be filled out and printed in advance of the testing.
Northern Virginia is expected to reopen under the first phase of reopening guidelines starting Friday.
For the week ending May 23, 58,591 people in Virginia filed initial unemployment claims, according to federal data released Thursday.
Statewide, the number of coronavirus cases on Thursday jumped by 1,152 to 41,401 cases. There have been 1,338 deaths, 4,442 hospitalizations, and 285,273 people have been tested.