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Virginia sees 230 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 1,256 statewide

30 deaths reported across Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 1,256 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of March 31.

[Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department]

Tuesday’s 1,256 cases mark an increase from 1,026 on Monday, 901 on Sunday, 748 on Saturday, 614 on Friday, 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.

Tuesday’s 1,250 cases reported in the Virginia Department of Health’s coronavirus count do not include:

  • A person in Galax. It’s believed this person contracted the disease through international travel. This person is self-isolating at home. This case was announced on March 27.
  • An Emporia man in his 30s who is self–isolating at home. This case was announced on March 28.
  • Another person in Emporia. This case was announced on March 29.
  • A second case in Wythe County
  • A third case in Washington County
  • A Sussex County man in his 70s. This case was announced on March 31.

Eight localities are reporting their first cases of the coronavirus this week:

  • Campbell County
  • Surry
  • Clarke
  • Page
  • Carroll County
  • Buckingham
  • Brunswick
  • Waynesboro
  • Sussex County

Here’s a breakdown of the 230 new cases in Virginia:

  • 26 new cases in Loudon County
  • 22 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 20 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 18 new cases in Arlington County
  • 18 new cases in Henrico County
  • 16 new cases in James City County
  • 15 new cases in Prince William County
  • 13 new cases in Virginia Beach city
  • 10 new cases in Norfolk
  • Eight new cases in Portsmouth
  • Five new cases in Chesapeake
  • Five new cases in Newport News
  • Four new cases in Alexandria
  • Four new cases in Hampton
  • Four new cases in Stafford County
  • Three new cases in York County
  • Two new cases in Albermarle County
  • Two new cases in Buckingham
  • Two new cases in Frederick County
  • Two new cases in Waynesboro
  • One new case in Accomack
  • One new case in Amelia County
  • One new case in Brunswick
  • One new case in Campbell County
  • One new case in Carroll County
  • One new case in Charlottesville
  • One new case in Clarke
  • One new case in Fauquier County
  • One new case in Franklin City
  • One new case in Goochland
  • One new case in Hanover County
  • One new case in Hopewell
  • One new case in Isle of Wight
  • One new case in King and Queen County
  • One new case in Louisa County
  • One new case in Lynchburg
  • One new case in Manassas City
  • One new case in Northumberland
  • One new case in Orange County
  • One new case in Page
  • One new case in Powhatan
  • One new case in Roanoke County
  • One new case in Richmond
  • One new case in Shenandoah County
  • One new case in Spotsylvania County
  • One new case in Suffolk
  • One new case in Surry
  • One new case in Warren County
  • One new case in Williamsburg City
  • A Sussex County man in his 70s. This case was announced on March 31.

[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 9 a.m., the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 13,401 people have been tested.


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