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Virginia sees 836 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 128,407 statewide

There are now 2,686 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That's an increase of 836
That's an increase of 836

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 8, Virginia is now reporting 128,407 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Tuesday’s total of 128,407 marks an increase from Monday’s total of 127,571 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 836 new cases in Virginia:

  • 143 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 80 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 51 new cases in Prince William County
  • 43 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 40 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 38 new cases in Henrico County
  • 31 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 26 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 23 new cases in Richmond and Portsmouth
  • 22 new cases in Hampton
  • 16 new cases in Chesapeake, Alexandria and Arlington County
  • 15 new cases in Suffolk
  • 14 new cases in Smyth County and Hanover County
  • 13 new cases in Newport News and Spotsylvania County
  • 11 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 8 new cases in Charlottesville and Halifax County
  • 7 new cases in Prince Edward County and Brunswick County
  • 6 new cases in Washington County, Danville, Frederick County and Tazewell County
  • 5 new cases in Stafford County, Fauquier County, James City County, Amelia County, Petersburg, Culpeper County and Caroline County
  • 4 new cases in Norfolk, Southampton County, York County, Shenandoah County, Mecklenburg County, King William County and Dinwiddie County
  • 3 new cases in Albemarle County, Carroll County, Sussex County, Russell County, Staunton, Rockbridge County and Augusta County
  • 2 new cases in Grayson County, Salem, Franklin County, Bedford County, Charlotte County, Isle of Wight County, Greensville Count, Floyd County, Lancaster County and Nottoway County
  • 1 new case in Roanoke City, Bristol, Wise County, Franklin City, Virginia Beach, Henry County, Lee County, Campbell County, Waynesboro, Clarke County, Martinsville, Fluvanna County, Fredericksburg, Richmond County, King and Queen County, Gloucester County, King George County, Rappahannock County, Scott County, Goochland County, Hopewell, Greene County, Norton, Poquoson, New Kent County, Accomack County, Powhatan County, Middlesex County, Lexington, Charles City County and Colonial Heights
  • Manassas has decreased by one case

[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 1,817,347 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.