Cases surge as outbreak hits long-term care facility in SoBo leading to largest tally so far.
Ten residents of a South Boston nursing home have died of COVID-19, federal data shows.
As of early November, at least five residents of a South Boston nursing home have died from COVID-19, according to online data.
With COVID-19 cases growing in Virginia — and surging in parts of the nation — experts are fearing Thanksgiving gatherings could add fuel to drive an even higher explosion of cases.
The two fatalities — women in their 80s — were revealed in Tuesday morning’s update from the Virginia Department of Health.
Led in part by outbreaks at long-term care facilities, COVID-19 cases topped 700 this weekend in Halifax County.
In the wake of soaring COVID-19 cases across commonwealth — and the United States — Virginia has instituted tighter restrictions including lowering the number of people who can gather to 25 in certain situations.
Three out of four residents of the Brandon Home in South Boston had tested positive for COVID-19 along with five staff members before their Saturday closing, according to Southside Behavioral Health Executive Director Beth Englehorn.
Halifax County’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 10 at a time when cases throughout the state continue to rage.
Dane Skelton, as with a your previous article from about abortion, I take exception to this wrong-sided story regarding same-sex marriage.
The election mess we are confronting today reminds me of a famous event in history. Lyndon Johnson’s great biographer Robert Caro has explored in depth the ‘mystery’ of ballot box 13 in Duval County, Texas, after the U.S. Senate run-off election of 1948. At the end of the vote tally Johnson’s vote tally slowly rose. He was declared the winner after 202 votes were discovered in Ballot Box 13 in Alice, Texas, six days after the election. This gave Johnson a final tally that was 87 votes higher than Stevenson’s.
Amid escalating COVID-19 cases across the commonwealth, Gov. Ralph Northam addressed the state on Tuesday with a clear message: the coronavirus is still alive and spreading.
COVID-19 outbreaks across two South Boston long-term care facilities have exploded this week to more than 150 cases at a time the area is still witnessing significant community spread of the virus.
You don’t see patriots rioting, smashing windows, or burning buildings and the American flag.
Due to a COVID-19 outbreak and a subsequent shortage in staff, Southside Behavioral Health decided to close the Brandon Home in Alton on Saturday and moved those individuals into a facility that could continue to provide their care.
A COVID-19 outbreak at The Woodview nursing home in South Boston has widened to 145 cases, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Halifax County recorded its single largest daily jump in coronavirus infections on Friday with 37 new cases added, a record-setting figure health officials say should reinforce that the global pandemic continues to rage close to home.
As of Sunday afternoon, Biden had 279 electoral votes and President Trump had 214 with 45 electoral votes still outstanding.
Keynote speaker Dr. Roger Browne described men and women who have fought, and sometimes died, for causes that were not theirs, of conflicts they may not have understood or agreed.
Health department officials are looking into a rise of COVID-19 cases after Halifax County set a single-day record the same day it crossed the 500-mark milestone.
As the fall season begins and the COVID-19 pandemic’s devastating grip on American society tightens, Virginia Tech professors look to history as a beacon.
Another Halifax County resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the pandemic death toll to eight, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
The Virginia Department of Health is partnering with Halifax County to provide free, drive-thru and walk up COVID-19 testing at Halifax County Fairgrounds on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon
A slow growth in COVID-19 infections is driving up the daily caseload for Halifax County, health data reveals.
Halifax County added another COVID-19 fatality to close out a month that brought the most cases and deaths since the pandemic started upending the nation in March.
The Halifax County School Board plans to revisit its return-to-school plan at a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced last week that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.
On Wednesday evening, Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam were notified that a member of the Governor’s official residence staff, who works closely within the couple’s living quarters, had developed symptoms and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
Halifax County has added two more COVID-19 deaths for an official tally of six, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Health officials are stressing the importance of getting an influenza vaccine, while continuing to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid coming into contact with the respiratory illness COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases in the Southside Health District — an area that encompasses Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties — are continuing on a slow growth trajectory.
General relaxation of Halifax County residents is what health officials believe to be the reason behind the county recording its largest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
Halifax County recorded its largest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
RICHMOND — Though the federal government is asking states to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine within months, some Virginians differ on whether the vaccine should be mandatory when it becomes available.
On the same day Halifax County added two additional deaths from COVID-19, it also had the largest single-day jump in cases.
A broadband project will bring high-speed internet access to more than 600 homes in rural parts of Halifax County.
While the COVID-19 surge has abated in almost all of Virginia, according to a weekly report by the University of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Health, Southern Virginia localities continue to see large increases each week.
The surge of coronavirus cases across Southern Virginia is somewhat easing, according to the University of Virginia COVID-19 model.
Frontline workers have served the residents of Halifax County every day during the COVID-19 pandemic making sacrifices and taking risks by leaving their homes to do their job.
Halifax County is now a surge area for the coronavirus, according to a weekly update by the Virginia Department of Health and University of Virginia’s COVID-19 model.
Halifax County recorded a second COVID-19 death this week.
Help is on the way for small businesses in Halifax County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible business owners now have the option of applying for the Halifax County Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund.
The state of Virginia surpassed 100,000 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday morning, according to the daily data update from the Virginia Department of Health.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday the launch of COVIDWISE, an innovative exposure notification app that will alert users if they have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19. Virginia is the first state in the country to design a COVID-19 app using …
A staff member at the South Boston assisted living facility Sentara Woodview tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
In the month of July, Halifax County more than doubled the number of COVID-19 cases, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
Agricultural producers still have time to apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Halifax Farm Service Agency.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused the greatest loss of health insurance in American history.
The Confederate monument in front of the Halifax County Courthouse is seen as a symbol of history. But for a sizable group of Halifax County citizens, the statue represents an era in the nation’s history that should not be glorified.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited the site of the future SOVA Innovation Hub in downtown South Boston on Thursday to highlight the importance of bringing high speed broadband to rural and unserved communities.