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Virginia sees 197 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 5,274 statewide

141 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

Virginia sees 2,878 coronavirus cases
Virginia sees 2,878 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 5,274 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 12.

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

Sunday’s total of 5,274 cases marks an increase from 5,077 on Saturday, 4,509 on Friday, 4,042 on Thursday, 3,645 on Wednesday, 3,333 on Tuesday, 2,878 on Monday and 2,637 on Sunday.

Falls Church is the only new locality in Virginia to report its first cases on Sunday.

Here is a breakdown of the 197 new cases in Virginia:

  • 62 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 17 new cases in Arlington County
  • 13 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 11 new cases in Henrico County
  • 10 new cases in Alexandria
  • Eight new cases in Suffolk
  • Seven new cases in Virginia Beach
  • Six new cases in Chesapeake
  • Six new cases in Chesterfield County
  • Six new cases in Goochland County
  • Six new cases in Richmond
  • Five new cases in Stafford County
  • Three new cases in Newport News
  • Three new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • Three new cases in Roanoke
  • Three new cases in Isle of Wight County
  • Two new cases in Harrisonburg
  • Two new cases in Falls Church, the city’s first cases
  • Two new cases in Frederick County
  • Two new cases in York County
  • Two new cases in Charlotte County
  • Two new cases in Portsmouth
  • Two new cases in Culpeper County
  • Two new cases in Mecklenburg County
  • Two new cases in Fluvanna County
  • One new case in Nelson County
  • One new case in Botetourt County
  • One new case in Roanoke County
  • One new case in Charles City County
  • One new case in Hampton
  • One new case in Shenandoah County
  • One new case in Giles County
  • One new case in Montgomery County
  • One new case in Nottoway County
  • One new case in Prince Edward County
  • One new case in Fredericksburg
  • One new case in King George County

Because these numbers VDH reports are preliminary, there are times when localities will have cases removed due to an improper location reported.

  • Rockingham County has one fewer case
  • Prince William County has one fewer case

[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 Sunday at 9 a.m., the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 39,985 people have been tested.


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