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Virginia sees 602 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 7,491 statewide

231 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 7,491 “presumptively positive” cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 17.

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

Friday’s total of 7,491 cases marks an increase from 6,889 on Thursday, 6,500 on Wednesday, 6,171 on Tuesday 5,747 on Monday, 5,274 on Sunday, 5,077 on Saturday, 4,509 on Friday and 4,042 on Thursday.

One locality is reporting its first cases of coronavirus:

  • Fairfax City

Here is a breakdown of the 602 new cases across Virginia:

  • 101 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 95 new cases in Harrisonburg City
  • 62 new cases in Prince William County
  • 46 new cases in Alexandria
  • 35 new cases in Henrico County
  • 32 new cases in Arlington County
  • 24 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 14 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 13 new cases in Richmond City
  • 11 new cases in Goochland County
  • 10 new cases in Manassas City
  • 9 new cases in Hanover County
  • 9 new cases in Accomack County
  • 8 new cases in Stafford County
  • 7 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 7 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 7 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 6 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 6 new cases in Isle of Wight County
  • 5 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 5 new cases in Manassas Park
  • 5 new cases in Suffolk
  • 4 new cases in Frederick County
  • 4 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 4 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 3 new cases in Pulaski County
  • 3 new cases in Louisa County
  • 3 new cases in Norfolk
  • 3 new cases in James City County
  • 3 new cases in Page County
  • 3 new cases in Newport News
  • 3 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 3 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 2 new cases in Salem
  • 2 new cases in Greene County
  • 2 new cases in Rockbridge County
  • 2 new cases in Powhatan County
  • 2 new cases in prince Edward County
  • 2 new cases in Greensville County
  • 2 new cases in Petersburg
  • 2 new cases in Prince George County
  • 2 new cases in Sussex County
  • 2 new cases in Henry County
  • 2 new cases in Fairfax City
  • 2 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 2 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 1 new case in Wythe County
  • 1 new case in Roanoke County
  • 1 new case in Buena Vista
  • 1 new case in Staunton
  • 1 new case in Waynesboro
  • 1 new case in York County
  • 1 new case in Buckingham County
  • 1 new case in Cumberland County
  • 1 new case in Bedford County
  • 1 new case in Warren County
  • 1 new case in Colonial Heights
  • 1 new case in Charles City County
  • 1 new case in Pittsylvania County
  • 1 new case in Portsmouth
  • 1 new case in New Kent County
  • 1 new case in Winchester
  • 1 new case in Richmond County
  • 1 new case in Northampton County
  • 1 new case in Orange County
  • 1 new case in Southampton County
  • 1 new case in Mecklenburg County
  • 1 new case in Hampton
  • 1 new case in Washington County
  • 1 new case in Lee 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 Friday at 9 a.m., the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 48,997 people have been tested.


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