The number of coronavirus cases in Loudoun County leapt up to 87 in new numbers out Tuesday afternoon. That’s an increase of 26 cases over the 61 cases that were reported as of Monday afternoon. The numbers come from the Virginia Department of Health.
There are two known deaths in Loudoun County so far — a local school teacher in her 70s and a resident of a Sterling nursing home.
Statewide, there are 1,250 cases as of Tuesday afternoon and 27 people have died. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a “stay at home” order on Monday, limiting the reasons people can be outside of their home, in hopes of stemming the tide of the virus’ spread.