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Virginia sees 907 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 40,249 statewide

There are now 1,281 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 40,249 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 27.

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

Wednesday’s total of 40,249 cases marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 39,342, Monday’s total of 37,727, Sunday’s total of 36,244, Saturday’s total of 35,749, Friday’s total of 34,950 and Thursday’s total of 34,137.

Here is a breakdown of the 907 new coronavirus cases:

  • 230 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 88 new cases in Prince William County
  • 82 new cases in Richmond City
  • 53 new cases in Alexandria
  • 50 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 39 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 33 new cases in Manassas City
  • 24 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 23 new cases in Henrico County
  • 22 new cases in Arlington County
  • 16 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 15 new cases in Accomack County
  • 13 new cases in Stafford County
  • 12 new cases in Frederick County
  • 11 new cases in Sussex county
  • 10 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 9 new cases in Page County and Shenandoah County
  • 8 new cases Mecklenburg County, Harrisonburg, Galax, Augusta County and Hanover County
  • 7 new cases Manassas Park, Fredericksburg, Fauquier County, Suffolk County and Pittsylvania County
  • 6 new cases Cumberland County
  • 5 new cases in Virginia Beach, Henry County, Northampton County, Newport News, Albemarle County and Carroll County
  • 4 new cases in Portsmouth, Greene County, Richmond Cunty and Warren County
  • 3 new cases in Colonial Heights and Amherst County
  • 2 new cases in Orange County, Falls Church, King George County, Clarke County, Northumberland, County, Fluvanna County, Russell County, Chesapeake, Norfolk and Winchester
  • 1 new case in 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 and Hampton

[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 308,153 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.


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