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Virginia sees 640 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 9,630 statewide

324 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 9,630 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 21.

According to the Virginia Department of Health, 9,451 of those cases are “confirmed,” and 179 are “probable.” Tuesday is the first day the health department identified “probable” and “confirmed” cases.

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Tuesday’s total of 9,630 cases marks an increase of 8,990 on Monday, 8,537 on Sunday, 8,053 on Saturday, 7,491 on Friday, 6,889 on Thursday and 6,500 on Wednesday.

Here is the breakdown of the 640 new cases across the commonwealth:

  • 152 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 74 new cases in Prince William County
  • 44 new cases in Richmond County
  • 41 new cases in Alexandria
  • 32 new cases in Arlington County
  • 23 new cases in Henrico County
  • 22 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 19 new cases in Suffolk
  • 17 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 16 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 15 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 14 new cases in Manassas City and Culpeper County
  • 12 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 11 new cases in Sussex County
  • 10 new cases in Chesapeake, Colonial Heights and Richmond City
  • 8 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 7 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 5 new cases in James City County, Norfolk, Albemarle County and Lynchburg
  • 4 new cases in Augusta County, Goochland County, Madison County, Montgomery County and Shenandoah County
  • 3 new cases in Stafford County, Mecklenburg County, Caroline County and Petersburg
  • 2 new cases in Hanover County, Hampton, Isle of Wight County, Spotsylvania County, Frederick County, Greensville County, Halifax County, Louisa County, New Kent County, Prince Edward County, Staunton, Warren County and Winchester
  • 1 new case in Fairfax City, Southampton County, Manassas Park, Danville, Roanoke County, Amelia County, Bedford County, Botetourt County, Buckingham County, Campbell County, Emporia, King George County, Nelson County, Patrick County, Pittsylvania County, Roanoke City and Scott County

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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 Tuesday at 9 a.m., the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 58,354 people have been tested.


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