Virginia sees 622 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 14,961 statewide

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RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 14,961 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of April 29.

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

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Wednesday’s total of 14,961 cases marks an increase from 14,339 on Tuesday, 13,535 on Monday, 12,970 on Sunday, 12,366 on Saturday, 11,594 on Friday, 10,998 on Thursday and 10,266 on Wednesday.

Here is a breakdown of the 622 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 170 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 78 new cases in Prince William County
  • 47 new cases in Arlington County and Alexandria
  • 39 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 22 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 21 new cases in Manassas City
  • 16 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 13 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 12 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 11 new cases in Henrico County and Richmond City
  • 7 new cases in Manassas Park
  • 6 new cases in Accomack County, Roanoke County and Virginia Beach
  • 5 new cases in Harrisonburg, Spotsylvania County, Carroll County and Prince Edward County
  • 4 new cases in Rockingham County, Fauquier County, Norfolk, Stafford County, Warren County, Frederick County, Hanover County and Salem
  • 3 new cases in Culpeper County and Caroline County
  • 2 new cases in Richmond County, Suffolk, Augusta County, Page County, Colonial Heights, New Kent County, Greensville County, Emporia, Newport News, Bedford County, Prince George County, Washington County and Amherst County
  • 1 new case in Portsmouth, Northampton County, Albemarle County, Fredericksburg, Franklin City, Charlottesville City, Westmoreland County, Staunton, Franklin County, Hampton, Petersburg, Montgomery County, Lynchburg, Tazewell County, Appomattox County, Campbell County, Danville, Floyd County, Alleghany County, Clarke County, Pittsylvania County, Botetourt County, Nottoway County, Gloucester County, Powhatan County, Greene County and Brunswick 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 Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 85,307 people have been tested.

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