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Virginia sees 1,615 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 39,342 statewide

There are now 1,236 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 39,342 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 26.

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

Tuesday’s total of 39,342 cases marks an increase from Monday’s total of 37,727, Sunday’s total of 36,244, Saturday’s total of 35,749, Friday’s total of 34,950, Thursday’s total of 34,137 and Wednesday’s total of 32,908.

Here is a breakdown of the 1,615 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 357 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 290 new cases in Prince William County
  • 139 new cases in Richmond City
  • 107 new cases in Alexandria
  • 54 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 49 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 43 new cases in Manassas City
  • 41 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 38 new cases in Henrico County
  • 31 new cases in Arlington County
  • 27 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 26 new cases in Accomack County
  • 24 new cases in Stafford County
  • 21 new cases in Frederick County
  • 20 new cases in Sussex County
  • 18 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 16 new cases in Page County
  • 15 new cases in Shenandoah County and Mecklenburg County
  • 14 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 13 new cases in Galax and Augusta County
  • 12 new cases in Hanover County
  • 11 new cases in Manassas Park and Fredericksburg
  • 10 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 9 new cases in Suffolk and Pittsylvania County
  • 8 new cases in Cumberland County and Virginia Beach
  • 7 new cases in Henry County, Northampton County, Newport News, Albemarle County and Carroll County
  • 6 new cases in Portsmouth, Greene County and Richmond County
  • 5 new cases in Warren County, Amherst County and Orange County
  • 4 new cases in Falls Church, King George County, Clarke County, Northumberland County, Fluvanna County and Russell County
  • 3 new cases in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Winchester, Essex County, Fairfax City and Grayson County
  • 2 new cases in 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
  • 1 new case in Hopewell, York County, Greensville County, Prince George County, Southampton County, Caroline County, Petersburg, Isle of Wight County, Charles City County, Appomattox County, Lunenburg County, Waynesboro and Franklin City

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

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 298,270 total 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.


About the Author:

Samantha Smith joined WSLS 10’s award-winning digital team as a digital content producer in July 2018.