Roanoke

CDC

The number of people hospitalized in the Roanoke area for COVID-19 related complications is higher now than at any point since the pandemic began.

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Lee Enterprises is one of the largest corporate newspaper chains in the country, and the company now owns more than a dozen daily papers throughout Virginia -- plus more weeklies. Lee bought the newspapers back in March from BH Media for $140 million. Since then they’ve fired reporters, outsourced work, and furloughed staff. 

CDC

Health officials in the Roanoke area are worried about the rising number of COVID-19 outbreaks.

The Roanoke City-Alleghany Health District reported 26 outbreaks, as of Tuesday morning. Twelve of them are in businesses and seven are in long-term care facilities.  There were 18 outbreaks last Tuesday and 12 the week before.

CDC

COVID-19 cases are again increasing in the Roanoke region.  Meanwhile, spikes connected to universities in the New River Valley have come down.

CDC

The number of COVID-19 outbreaks in the Roanoke region has ticked up in the past week.

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