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Virginia sees 845 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 136,359 statewide

There are now 2,884 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 16, Virginia is now reporting 136,359 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Wednesday’s total of 136,359 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 135,514 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 845 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 105 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 45 new cases in Prince William County
  • 41 new cases in Henrico County and Fluvanna County
  • 39 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 35 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 34 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 31 new cases in Southampton County
  • 29 new cases in Newport News
  • 24 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 23 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 21 new cases in Richmond
  • 20 new cases in Arlington County
  • 19 new cases in Roanoke
  • 18 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 16 new cases in Danville
  • 14 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 13 new cases in Alexandria
  • 12 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Charlottesville
  • 11 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 10 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 9 new cases in Norfolk and Radford
  • 8 new cases in Russell County, Henry County, Stafford County and Mecklenburg County
  • 7 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Augusta County and Halifax County
  • 6 new cases in Isle of Wight County, Hampton, Orange County and Matthews County
  • 5 new cases in Northumberland County, Patrick County, Prince George County, Albemarle County and Floyd County
  • 4 new cases Franklin County, York County, Lancaster County, Richmond County, Petersburg and New Kent County
  • 3 new cases in Hanover County, Portsmouth, Washington County, Amherst County, James City County, Westmoreland County, Bedford County, Campbell County, Brunswick County, Lee County and Caroline County
  • 2 new cases in Nottoway County, Prince Edward County, Pulaski County, Frederick County, Smyth County, King William County, Dinwiddie County, Williamsburg, Martinsville, Middlesex County, Page County, Giles County, Carroll County, Warren County, Grayson County, Shenandoah County, Botetourt County, Nelson County, Charles City County, Salem, Alleghany County and Buchanan County
  • 1 new case in Suffolk, Staunton, Waynesboro, Buckingham County, Powhatan County, Wythe County, Surry County, Appomattox County, Fairfax, Manassas Park, Rappahannock County, Rockbridge County, Greensville County, Sussex County, Wise County, King George County, Colonial Heights, King and Queen County, Amelia County, Lexington, Covington and Tazewell County

[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 1,937,867 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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