Virginia sees 12 new cases in a day, now has 30 ‘presumptive positive’ coronavirus cases

Southwest Virginia still has 0 cases

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 30 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of March 13, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

That an increase from 18 as of Thursday evening.

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Here’s a breakdown of the 12 new cases:

  • A Prince William County in her 60s tested positive and her case was announced on Friday. She has a history of international travel to an area affected by COVID-19. When she returned to the U.S., she followed guidelines to remain at home and limit her contact with others, according to Prince William Health District Officials.
  • A Fairfax County woman in her 40s who was in close contact with a positive COVID-19 case linked to Christ Church in Georgetown. She developed respiratory symptoms on March 3 and sought medical care on March 11 but was not hospitalized. As of March 13, she was currently doing well and is isolated at home.
  • A Fairfax County man in his 60s who had contact with a positive COVID-19 case reported by Department of Defense. The individual developed respiratory symptoms on March 5 and was hospitalized on March 11. As of March 13, he was hospitalized, according to the Fairfax County Health Department.
  • A James City County resident who is a contact of persons 16/17 on this list, according to Peninsula Health District Officials.
  • A James City County resident who is a contact of persons 16/17 on this list, according to Peninsula Health District Officials.
  • A James City County resident who is a contact of persons 16/17 on this list, according to Peninsula Health District Officials.
  • A James City County resident who is a contact of persons 16/17 on this list, according to Peninsula Health District Officials.
  • A James City County resident has an unknown exposure and the investigation is ongoing to identify where he may have acquired the virus.
  • A Loudoun County man in his 30s. The individual is being treated at a hospital in Loudoun County, according to
  • A person in Arlington County. Arlington County did not release any more information about this case.
  • A person in Arlington County. Arlington County did not release any more information about this case.
  • A person in Arlington County. Arlington County did not release any more information about this case.

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These cases are “presumptively positive,” meaning they are pending confirmatory testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

10 News will update this article with more information as soon as we have it.


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