Virginia Department of Health Updates on Novel Coronavirus Will be Posted Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

  • For information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus.
  • The potential public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, both globally and to the United States. But individual risk is dependent on exposure. For the general American public, who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus at this time, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is considered low.
  • At this time, Virginia continues to have no confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19.
  • VDH is closely monitoring and investigating any reports of illness potentially associated with novel coronavirus in the Commonwealth.
  • A Patient Under Investigation (PUI) is an individual who meets both clinical and epidemiologic criteria for COVID-19. Testing is conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • VDH updates information about PUIs and testing results every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus
  • To protect patient confidentiality, VDH will not provide additional details about PUIs.

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