Coronavirus death total hits 12 in Arlington

The coronavirus is responsible for 12 deaths in Arlington County as of Tuesday – up from three on Monday.

There are currently 401 confirmed coronavirus cases  in Arlington, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the deaths of 523 people in the greater D.C. region – including 154 in Virginia.

Governor Ralph Northam has shut down schools in the state through to the end of the academic school year.

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He has also ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses.