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Virginia sees 565 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 13,535 statewide

458 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 13,535 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 27.

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]

Monday’s total of 13,535 cases marks an increase from 12,970 on Sunday, 12,366 on Saturday, 11,594 on Friday, 10,998 on Thursday, 10,266 on Wednesday, 9,630 on Tuesday and 8,990 on Monday.

Here is a breakdown of the 565 new cases in Virginia:

  • 113 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 88 new cases in Prince William County
  • 46 new cases in Arlington County
  • 43 new cases in Richmond County
  • 36 new cases in Alexandria
  • 32 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 25 new cases in Henrico County
  • 12 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Harrisonburg
  • 10 new cases in Virginia Beach, Culpeper County and Buckingham County
  • 9 new cases in Fauquier County and Rockingham County
  • 8 new cases in Accomack County
  • 7 new cases in Manassas City
  • 6 new cases in Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Greensville County
  • 5 new cases in Stafford County, Norfolk and Manassas Park
  • 4 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Northampton County, Hampton and Shenandoah County
  • 3 new cases in Richmond City, Hanover County, Page County, Petersburg and Montgomery County
  • 2 new cases in Salem, Goochland County, Hopewell, Emporia, Sussex County, Roanoke County and Frederick County
  • 1 new case Albemarle County, Dinwiddie County, Lynchburg, James City County, King George County, Newport News, Henry County, Louisa County, Charlottesville City, Warren County, Carroll County, Tazewell County, Waynesboro, Wise County, Fairfax City, Fluvanna County, Buchanan County, Bedford County, Prince George County and Fredericksburg

[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 Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 80,180 people have been tested.


About the Authors:

Samantha Smith joined WSLS 10’s award-winning digital team as a digital content producer in July 2018.

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