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Virginia sees 736 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 146,144 statewide

There are now 3,159 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 27, Virginia is now reporting 146,144 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Sunday’s total of 146,144 marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 145,408 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of today’s 736 new cases:

  • 114 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 55 new cases in Prince William County
  • 40 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 30 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 27 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 26 new cases in Smyth County
  • 24 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 23 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 19 new cases in Roanoke City, Henrico County and Henry County
  • 18 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 17 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 16 new cases in Arlington County
  • 12 new cases in Richmond City
  • 10 new cases in Alexandria and Hampton
  • 9 new cases in Washington County
  • 8 new cases in Lexington, Grayson County, Dinwiddie County and Greensville County
  • 7 new cases in Bedford County, Danville, Stafford County and Prince George County
  • 6 new cases in Isle of Wight County and Petersburg
  • 5 new cases in Lynchburg, Spotsylvania County, Fauquier County, Russell County and Hanover County
  • 4 new cases in Tazewell County, Pittsylvania County, Portsmouth, Pulaski County, Rockbridge County, Caroline County, Middlesex County, Fluvanna County and Nelson County
  • 3 new cases in Chesapeake, Augusta County, Campbell County, Wise County, James City County, Northumberland County, Brunswick County, Radford, Orange County, Galax, Williamsburg, Hopewell, Bristol, Emporia and Buena Vista
  • 2 new cases in Mathews County, Norfolk, Albermarle County, Frederick County, Suffolk, Southampton County, Gloucester County, Goochland County, Franklin County, Lancaster County, Winchester, Essex County, New Kent County, Lee County, Sussex County, Manassas, Manassas Park, Bath County, Bath County and Craig County
  • 1 new case in Rockingham County, Carroll County, Mecklenburg County, Waynesboro, Wythe County, Culpeper County, Amherst County, Staunton, King William County, York County, Richmond County, Louisa County, Powhatan County, Westmoreland County, Scott County, Fairfax City, Alleghany County, King George County, Charles City County, Charlotte County and Norton

Prince Edward County is now reporting one fewer case. The Virginia Department of Health has previously told 10 News that numbers on the website are preliminary, and changes of this nature are due to inaccurate residency information that was later corrected.

As of Sunday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,150,896 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.