Virginia sees 149 new coronavirus cases, now 614 cases statewide

19 coronavirus-related deaths reported so far in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. – UPDATE: There are now 614 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of March 27.

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Friday’s 614 cases mark and increase from 465 on Thursday, 398 on Wednesday, 304 on Tuesday, 259 on Monday, 222 on Sunday, 158 on Saturday, 124 on Friday, 101 cases on Thursday and 67 on Wednesday.

The case initially reported in Roanoke City by the Virginia Department of Health is actually a person who live in Roanoke County.

Friday’s 604 cases reported by the Virginia Department of Health do not include:

  • A Rockbridge County woman in her 70s
  • A person in his or her 20s who lives in Powhatan County
  • A Virginia Tech student in his 20s who lives off-campus and recently returned from international travel
  • A New Kent County woman in her 20s. She has been monitoring herself at home, and her symptoms are resolving, according to VDH. This case was announced on March 27.
  • A person in Galax. It’s believe this person contracted the disease through international travel. This person is self-isolating at home. This case was announced on March 27.
  • A person in Washington County. It’s believed this case is associated with out-of-state and out-of-area travel. This case was announced on March 27.
  • A person in Amherst County. This case was announced on March 27. No other information regarding this person has been released at this time.
  • A person in Lynchburg. This case was announced on March 27. No other information regarding this person has been released at this time.
  • A Hopewell man in his 30s who recently traveled to New York. He is isolated at home and monitoring his health. This case was announced on March 27.
  • A Wythe County resident who contracted COVID-19 through out-of-state travel. The VDH says the person is self-isolating at home and there is no concern over community contact. This case was announced on March 27.

Eight localities are reporting their first cases of the coronavirus on Friday:

  • Galax
  • Greene County
  • Hopewell
  • King George County
  • Prince George County
  • Montgomery County
  • New Kent County
  • Wythe County

Here’s a breakdown of the 150 new cases:

  • 44 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 15 new cases in Loudoun County
  • Nine new cases in Arlington County
  • Eight new cases in Prince William County
  • Seven new cases in Henrico County
  • Six new cases in James City County
  • Four new cases in Newport News
  • Four new cases in Hampton
  • Four new cases in Alexandria
  • Four new cases in Stafford County
  • Three new cases in Fauquier County
  • Three new cases in Richmond
  • Three new cases in Virginia Beach
  • Two new cases in Danville
  • Two new cases in Frederick County
  • Two new cases in Harrisonburg
  • Two new cases in Rockingham County
  • Two new cases in Prince George County, the county’s first reported cases
  • Two new cases in Norfolk
  • Two new cases in Albemarle County
  • Two new cases in Charlottesville
  • Two new cases in Galax, the city’s first
  • One new case in Roanoke County
  • One new case in Lynchburg
  • One new case in Chesapeake
  • One new case in Warren County
  • One new case in King George County, the county’s first
  • One new case in Madison County
  • One new case in Mecklenburg County
  • One new case in Greene County, the county’s first
  • One new case in Louisa County
  • One new case in Gloucester County
  • One new case in Montgomery County
  • One new case in New Kent County
  • One new case in Washington County
  • One new case in Amherst County
  • One new case in Lynchburg
  • One new case in Hopewell
  • One new case in Wythe County

[Interactive map from Johns Hopkins shows how coronavirus is spreading in real-time]

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

As of Tuesday at noon, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 5,370 people have been tested.