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Virginia sees 763 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 32,908 statewide

There are now 1,074 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 32,908 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 20.

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

Wednesday’s total of 32,908 cases marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 32,145, Monday’s total of 31,140, Sunday’s total of 30,388, Saturday’s total of 29,683, Friday’s 28,672 cases and 27,813 on Thursday.

Here’s a breakdown of the 763 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 143 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 120 in Prince William County
  • 57 new cases in Richmond City
  • 52 new cases in Alexandria
  • 42 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 40 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 33 new cases in Manassas City
  • 28 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 24 new cases in Henrico County
  • 22 new cases in Arlington County
  • 19 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 16 new cases in Accomack County
  • 14 new cases in Stafford County
  • 13 new cases in Frederick County and Sussex County
  • 12 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 11 new cases in Page County
  • 8 new cases in Shenandoah County, Mecklenburg County and Harrisonburg
  • 6 new cases in Galax
  • 5 new cases in Augusta County, Hanover County, Manassas Park, Fredericksburg and Fauquier County
  • 4 new cases in Suffolk, Pittsylvania County and Cumberland County
  • 3 new cases Virginia Beach, Henry County and Northampton County
  • 2 new cases in Newport News, Albemarle County, Carroll County and Portsmouth
  • 1 new case in Greene County, Richmond County, 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, Fairfax City, Grayson County, Rappahannock County, King William County, Powhatan County, Prince Edward County and Wythe County

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

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 235,199 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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