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Virginia sees 823 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 115,458 statewide

There are now 2,515 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 115,458 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of August 26.

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

Wednesday’s total of 115,458 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 114,635 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of today’s 823 new cases:

  • 94 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 73 new cases in Richmond City
  • 43 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 41 new cases in Prince William County
  • 35 new cases in Radford
  • 33 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 30 new cases in Goochland County
  • 27 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 25 new cases in Henrico County
  • 20 new cases in Arlington County and Suffolk
  • 18 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 16 new cases in Petersburg
  • 15 new cases in Norfolk, Alexandria, Pittsylvania County and Henry County
  • 14 new cases in Floyd County
  • 13 new cases in Stafford County
  • 12 new cases in Newport News, Montgomery County and Hanover County
  • 11 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 10 new cases in Hopewell
  • 9 new cases in Hampton and Salem
  • 8 new cases in Danville
  • 7 new cases in Portsmouth, Lynchburg and Mecklenburg County
  • 6 new cases in Harrisonburg, Culpeper County, Pulaski County, Roanoke County and Botetourt County
  • 5 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Albermarle County, Washington County, Isle of Wight County and Louisa County
  • 4 new cases in Martinsville, Patrick County, Wythe County and York County
  • 3 new cases in Manassas. Smyth County, Lee County, Appomattox County, Franklin City, Tazewell County, Charlottesville, Buckingham County, Prince George County and Fairfax City
  • 2 new cases in Frederick County, Rockingham County, Halifax County, Orange County, Carroll County, Prince Edward County, Southampton County, Norton, Nottoway County, King George County, Lancaster County, Grayson County, New Kent County, Augusta County, Greensville County, Dickenson County, Warren County, Sussex County, Rappahannock County and Alleghany County
  • 1 new case in Fluvanna County, Winchester, James City County, Fauquier County, Greene County, Russell County, Cumberland County, Fredericksburg, Dinwiddle County, Franklin County, Manassas Park, Emporia, Poquoson, Powhatan County, Giles County, Amelia County, Northumberland County, Gloucester County, Rockbridge County, King and Queen County, Accomack County and Buena Vista

Campbell County is now reporting two fewer cases while Amherst County, Charlotte County, Lexington, Craig County, Caroline County and Richmond County are reporting one fewer case. The Virginia Department of Health has previously told 10 News that, numbers on the websites are preliminary, and changes of this nature are due to inaccurate residency information that was later corrected.

[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 1,623,408 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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