RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed another child under the age of 10 has died from COVID-19 Wednesday.
This marks the eighth child death in the 0-to-9 age group from the virus, according to the department.
The VDH confirmed the death was in the Northwest Health Region.
As of Thursday, Jan. 27, Virginia health officials have reported a total of 1,081,269 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. Of that, there have been 13,432 deaths that were confirmed to be related to the virus.