RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 22,342 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 8.
Friday’s total of 22,342 cases marks an increase from 21,570 on Thursday, 20,985 on Wednesday, 20,256 on Tuesday, 19,492 on Monday 18,671 on Sunday, 17,731 on Saturday.
Here is a breakdown of the 772 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:
- 293 new cases in Fairfax County
- 76 new cases in Prince William County
- 50 new cases in Alexandria
- 34 new cases in Chesterfield County
- 33 new cases in Arlington County
- 27 new cases in Loudoun County
- 23 new cases in Manassas City and Shenandoah County
- 22 new cases in Culpeper County and Harrisonburg
- 21 new cases in Richmond
- 15 new cases in Virginia Beach
- 10 new cases in Stafford County and Rockingham County
- 8 new cases in Manassas Park
- 7 new cases in Henrico County and Newport News
- 5 new cases in Chesapeake
- 4 new cases in Norfolk, Fauquier County, Albemarle County, Fairfax City and York County
- 3 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Fredericksburg, Roanoke City, Warren County, Frederick County and James City County
- 2 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Westmoreland County, Isle of Wight County and Roanoke County
- 1 new cases in Portsmouth, Carroll County, Charlottesville City, Page County, Colonial Heights, Suffolk, Hanover County, Caroline County, Galax, Franklin County and Powhatan County
As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 143,220 total people have been tested.
Total people tested includes individuals who have been tested more than once due to their profession, high-risk status or need for a negative result to return to work. The health department started using this metric on May 1. To learn more, click here.