12/10/2020 – 9:45 a.m. update:

The Commonwealth of Virginia reported 3,915 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning and Governor Ralph Northam is expected to issue more restrictions later this afternoon. It is unclear what those restrictions will be. However, we have confirmed that a lockdown is not happening.

Dinwiddie County has seen a total of 730 cases this year. There have been 50 hospitalizations and 14 deaths due to COVID-19 complications.

Dinwiddie is currently seeing a seven-day average increase of six new cases per day, however, only five cases were reported on Thursday. The seven-day average of new daily cases among a population of 100,000 in Dinwiddie results in 21.5 , which is 24 points below the statewide average.


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