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Virginia sees 1,152 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 41,401 statewide

There are now 1,338 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 41,401 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 28.

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

Thursday’s total of 41,401 cases marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 40,249, Tuesday’s total of 39,342, Monday’s total of 37,727, Sunday’s total of 36,244, Saturday’s total of 35,749 and Friday’s total of 34,950.

Here is a breakdown of the 1,152 new coronavirus cases across Virginia:

  • 434 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 83 new cases in Prince William County
  • 68 new cases in Richmond
  • 63 new cases in Alexandria
  • 51 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 45 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 44 new cases in Manassas City
  • 27 new cases in Chesterfield Cunty
  • 23 new cases in Henrico County
  • 21 new cases in Arlington County
  • 20 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 16 new cases in Accomack County
  • 15 new cases in Stafford County
  • 13 new cases in Frederick County
  • 12 new cases in Sussex County and Spotsylvania County
  • 11 new cases in Page County, Shenandoah County and Mecklenburg County
  • 9 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 8 new cases in Galax
  • 7 new cases in Augusta County, Hanover County, Manassas Park, Fredericksburg and Fauquier County
  • 6 new cases in Suffolk
  • 5 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Cumberland County, Virginia Beach and Henry County
  • 4 new cases in Northampton County, Newport News and Albemarle County
  • 3 new cases in Carroll County, Portsmouth, Greene County, Richmond County, Warren County, Colonial Heights, Amherst County, Orange County and Falls Church
  • 2 new cases 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 and Madison County
  • 1 new case in Roanoke County, Danville, Goochland County, Williamsburg City, Amelia County, Martinsville, Middlesex County, Rockbridge County, James City County, Dinwiddie County, Charlottesville, Hampton, Nottoway County, Hopewell, York County, Greensville County, Prince George County, Southampton County, Caroline County, Petersburg, Isle of Wight County, Charles City County, Appomattox County and Lunenburg 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 319,600 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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