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Virginia sees 1,229 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 34,137 statewide

There are now 1,099 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 34,137 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 21.

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

Thursday’s total of 34,137 cases marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 32,908, 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 1,229 new cases across Virginia:

  • 417 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 129 new cases in Prince William County
  • 121 new cases in Richmond City
  • 53 new cases in Alexandria City
  • 50 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 44 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 35 new cases in Manassas City
  • 32 new cases in Chesterfield County and Henrico County
  • 26 new cases in Arlington County
  • 20 new cases in Culpeper County, Accomack County and Stafford County
  • 19 new cases in Frederick County
  • 18 new cases in Sussex County
  • 16 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 15 new cases in Page County
  • 13 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 11 new cases in Mecklenburg County and Harrisonburg
  • 10 new cases in Galax and Augusta County
  • 7 new cases in Hanover County and Manassas Park
  • 6 new cases in Fredericksburg, Fauquier County and Suffolk
  • 5 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 4 new cases in Cumberland County, Virginia Beach, Henry County, Northampton County, Newport News, Albemarle County and Carroll County
  • 3 new cases in Portsmouth and Greene County
  • 2 new cases in Richmond County, Warren County, Colonial Heights, Amherst County, Orange County and Falls Church
  • 1 new case in 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, Wythe County, Madison County, Roanoke County, Danville, Goochland County, Williamsburg City, Amelia County, Martinsville, Middlesex County, Rockbridge County, James City County, Dinwiddie County, Charlottesville, Hampton and Nottoway County

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

As of Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 241,957 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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