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Virginia sees 580 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 142,590 statewide

There are now 3,089 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 23, Virginia is now reporting 142,590 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 142,590 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 142,010 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 580 new cases in Virginia:

  • 64 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 32 new cases in Prince William County
  • 23 new cases in Southampton County
  • 22 new cases in Chesterfield County, Loudoun County, Roanoke County and Arlington County
  • 21 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 20 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 17 new cases in Montgomery County and Harrisonburg
  • 16 new cases in Henrico County
  • 15 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 14 new cases in Alexandria
  • 13 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 12 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 11 new cases in Richmond, Roanoke and Prince George County
  • 10 new cases in Newport News
  • 8 new cases in Stafford County and Suffolk
  • 7 new cases in Rockingham County, Hanover County, Spotsylvania County, Radford and Campbell County
  • 6 new cases in Russell County
  • 5 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Danville, Franklin County, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight
  • 4 new cases in Hampton, James City County, Buchanan County, Page County and Wythe County
  • 3 new cases in Bedford County, York County, Sussex County and Petersburg
  • 2 new cases in Manassas, Henry County, Carroll County, Dinwiddie County, Richmond County, Rockbridge County, Caroline County, Lexington, Middlesex County, Smyth County, Amherst County, Salem, Gloucester County, Mathews County, Dickenson County, Greensville County, Warren County, Emporia, New Kent County, Waynesboro, Galax and Accomack County
  • 1 new case in Norfolk, Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Frederick County, Halifax County, Staunton, Botetourt County, Orange County, Culpeper County, Williamsburg, Augusta County, Prince Edward County, Powhatan County, Brunswick County, King William County, Westmoreland County, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Northumberland County, Shenandoah County, Lunenburg County, Essex County, Charlotte County, Martinsville, Franklin, Louisa COunty, Floyd County, Madison County, Nelson County, Falls Church and Craig County
  • Pulaski County, Appomattox County, Fairfax and Bath County decreased by one case
  • Fredericksburg decreased by two cases

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,054,035 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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