14 March 2020 – First death from COVID-19 in Virginia

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: Virginia
Lead People/Agency: Governor Ralph Northam

Overview: Governor Northam Statement on First Death in Virginia from COVID-19
Full details here: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/march/headline-854454-en.html

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat