COVID-19 in Virginia

States struggle to draft COVID-19 vaccine plans while in the dark on details, funding

WASHINGTON — Across the hundreds of pages of plans that state officials sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on distributing and...

Could Virginia be heading for a new COVID-19 case peak?

Though a University of Virginia model now projects a potential new peak in Virginia COVID-19 cases in November, a top state health official says...

More Virginia colleges scrap traditional spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie/ Capital News Service  A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will be canceled or modified in an effort to...

Political fight over redistricting delays eviction, utility cutoff protections in budget

NEWPORT NEWS — Cecelia Woodard gave a nervous glance down the road every time she heard a car approach.It was Tuesday morning and the...

Report shows 4,500 ‘excess deaths’ in Virginia during pandemic

New research from Virginia Commonwealth University shows that an additional 4,500 Virginians died between March and August over would be expected based on historical...

Attendance is falling at COVID-19 testing events. Some officials say fear of missing a...

In late May, 536 people registered for one of the Richmond-Henrico Health District’s COVID-19 community testing events. Throughout the summer, including much of August,...

Landlords ask Supreme Court of Virginia to make eviction proceedings easier

A group that represents landlords around the state is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to make it easier for them to move eviction...

Virginia is preparing for an unprecedented vaccination campaign. Here’s the state’s plan.

Three million dollars for public outreach. Nearly $2.5 million for refrigerators and thermometers. And more than $71 million for mass vaccination clinics, where hundreds...

From infants to centenarians: New hospital data sheds more light on serious COVID-19 cases...

From January to June this year, Virginia’s oldest hospitalized COVID-19 patient was 103. But there were also 46 coronavirus hospitalizations among children younger than...

Looming deadline for CARES Act money sparks debate between Northam and General Assembly

How Virginia spends remaining coronavirus relief funds provided through the federal CARES Act has become a point of contention between Gov. Ralph Northam and...