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35 new coronavirus cases in Virginia, now 158 total cases

Two confirmed cases in the Southwest Virginia region

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RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 158 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of March 21.

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Saturday’s 152 cases reported by the Virginia Department of Health do not include two additional cases in the Charlottesville area, the two new cases in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham area, an Amherst County man in his 30s and a Lexington woman in her 60s.

Saturday’s 158 total cases mark an increase from 124 on Friday, 101 cases on Thursday and 67 on Wednesday.

Here is a breakdown of Virginia’s 35 new cases:

  • One new case in Albermarle County
  • Two new cases in Alexandria City
  • Five new cases in Arlington County
  • Two new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 6 new cases in Fairfax County
  • Gloucester County’s second case. The first case was a child under 10.
  • Four new cases in Henrico County
  • One new case in Isle of Wight
  • One new case in James City County
  • Five new cases in Loudon County
  • One new case in Newport News
  • Two new cases in Norfolk
  • Two new cases in Prince William County
  • One new case in Richmond City
  • One new case in Suffolk

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

As of Saturday at noon, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 2,790 people have been tested.


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