Virginia sees 752 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 31,140 statewide

There are now 1,014 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 31,140 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 18.

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

Monday’s total of 31,140 cases marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 30,388, Saturday’s total of 29,683, Friday’s 28,672 cases, 27,813 on Thursday, 26,746 on Wednesday 25,800 on Tuesday, and 25,070 on Monday.

Here is a breakdown of the 752 new cases in Virginia:

  • 200 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 93 new cases in Prince William County
  • 48 new cases in Richmond City
  • 40 new cases in Alexandria
  • 34 new cases in Loudoun County and Buckingham County
  • 21 new cases in Manassas City
  • 20 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 17 new cases in Henrico County
  • 16 new cases in Arlington County
  • 14 new cases in Culpeper County and Accomack County
  • 13 new cases in Stafford County
  • 11 new cases in Frederick County, Sussex County and Spotsylvania County
  • 10 new cases in Page County
  • 9 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 8 new cases in Mecklenburg County and Harrisonburg
  • 7 new cases in Galax and Augusta County
  • 6 new cases in Hanover County and Manassas Park
  • 5 new cases in Fredericksburg and Fauquier County
  • 4 new cases in Suffolk County, Pittsylvania County, Cumberland County and Virginia Beach
  • 3 new cases in Henry County, Northampton County, Newport News, Albemarle County, Carroll County, Portsmouth, Greene County and Richmond County
  • 2 new cases in Warren County, Colonial Heights, Amherst County, Orange County, Falls Church, King George County, Clarke County, Northumberland County, Fluvanna County, Russell County, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Winchester, Essex County and Fairfax City
  • 1 new case in Grayson County, Rappahannock County, King William County, Powhatan County, Prince Edward County, Wythe County, Madison County, Roanoke County, Danville, Goochland County, Williamsburg City, Amelia County, Martinsville, Middlesex County, Rockbridge County and James City County

[Interactive map from Johns Hopkins shows how coronavirus is spreading in real-time]

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 218,393 testing encounters.

The term “testing encounters” 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.

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