64 new coronavirus cases in Virginia, now 222 total cases

Coronavirus (WSLS 10)

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 222 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of March 22.

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Sunday’s 222 cases mark an increase from 158 on Saturday, 124 on Friday, 101 cases on Thursday and 67 on Wednesday.

Sunday’s 219 cases reported by the Virginia Department of Health do not include a Lexington woman in her 60s or a 40-year-old man in Danville who is being hospitalized. It also does not include a woman in her 80s who died in the Peninsula Health District.

Here’s a breakdown of Virginia’s 64 new cases:

  • One new case in Albermarle County
  • Four new cases in Arlington County
  • A Bedford County woman in her 70s
  • One new case in Charlottesville
  • One new case in Chesterfield County
  • Two new cases in Culpeper
  • A Danville man in his 40s who is currently hospitalized
  • Nine new cases in Fairfax County
  • One new case in Fluvanna
  • One new case in Goochland County
  • One new case in Henrico County
  • Twelve new cases in James City County
  • Two new cases in Lee
  • One new case in Loudon County
  • One new case in Louisa
  • Four new cases in Prince William County
  • One new case in Spottsylvania County
  • Three new cases in Stafford County
  • Thirteen new cases in Virginia Beach
  • One new case in Williamsburg
  • Two new cases in York County
  • A woman who died in the Penninsula Health District

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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 Sunday at noon, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 3,337 people have been tested.

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