Virginia sees 732 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 10,998 statewide

372 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

Virginia sees largest one-day spike in coronavirus cases
Virginia sees largest one-day spike in coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 10,998 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 23.

Starting April 21, VDH began counting probable cases in addition to coronavirus cases confirmed by testing.

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

Thursday’s total of 10,998 cases marks an increase from 10,266 on Wednesday, 9,630 on Tuesday, 8,990 on Monday, 8,537 on Sunday, 8,053 on Saturday, 7,491 on Friday and 6,889 on Thursday.

Here is a breakdown of the 732 new cases across Virginia:

  • 106 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 103 new cases in Prince William County
  • 52 new cases in Southampton County
  • 46 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 38 new cases in Alexandria
  • 34 new cases in Henrico County
  • 28 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 23 new cases in Arlington County and Loudoun County
  • 18 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 17 new cases in Accomack County
  • 15 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 13 new cases in Richmond County
  • 11 new cases in Culpeper County and Spotsylvania County
  • 10 new cases in Suffolk, Manassas City, Prince Edward County, Norfolk and Stafford County
  • 9 new cases in Richmond City
  • 8 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 6 new cases in Page County, Chesapeake, Emporia and Greensville County
  • 5 new cases in Shenandoah County and Portsmouth
  • 4 new cases in Newport News, Lynchburg, Manassas Park, Buckingham County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County and Northampton County
  • 3 new cases in Fredericksburg, Warren County, Roanoke County, Albemarle County, Petersburg, Augusta County, Fluvanna County and Hopewell
  • 2 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Appomattox County, Wise County, Sussex County, Westmoreland County, James City County, Danville, Madison County, Mecklenburg County, Hampton and Hanover County
  • 1 new case in Washington County, Northumberland County, Bedford County, Greene County, Roanoke City, Winchester, Isle of Wight County, King George County, Caroline County, Charles City County, Essex County, Prince George County, King William County, Clarke County, Louisa County, Franklin City, Frederick County, Halifax County and Waynesboro

[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 Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 64,518 people have been tested.


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