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Virginia sees 1,132 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 42,533 statewide

There are now 1,358 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 42,533 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 28.

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

Friday’s total of 42,533 cases marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 41,401, Wednesday’s total of 40,249, Tuesday’s total of 39,342, Monday’s total of 37,727, Sunday’s total of 36,244 and Saturday’s total of 35,749.

Here is a breakdown of the 1,132 new cases in Virginia:

  • 235 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 113 new cases in Prince William County
  • 111 new cases in Richmond
  • 69 new cases in Alexandria and Loudoun County
  • 54 new cases in Buckingham County and Manassas City
  • 50 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 40 new cases in Henrico County
  • 33 new cases in Arlington county
  • 20 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 18 new cases in Accomack County and Stafford county
  • 15 new cases in Frederick County and Sussex County
  • 13 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Page County
  • 12 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 10 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Harrisonburg and Galax
  • 9 new cases in Augusta County and Hanover County
  • 8 new cases in Manassas Park and Fredericksburg
  • 6 new cases in Fauquier County, Suffolk and Pittsylvania County
  • 5 new cases in Cumberland County, Virginia Beach, Henry County, Northampton County, Newport News and Albemarle County
  • 4 new cases in Carroll County, Portsmouth and Greene County
  • 3 new cases in Richmond County, Warren County, Colonial Heights, Amherst County and Orange County
  • 2 new cases in Falls Church, King George County, Clarke County, Northumberland County, Fluvanna County, Russell County, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Winchester, Essex County, Fairfax City and Grayson County
  • 1 new case 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 and Charlottesville

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

As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 332,330 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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