Virginia sees 449 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 146,593 statewide

There are now 3,172 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 28, Virginia is now reporting 146,593 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Monday’s total of 146,593 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 146,144 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 449 new coronavirus cases:

  • 35 new cases in Prince William County
  • 32 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 21 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 19 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 16 new cases in Chesapeake and Norfolk
  • 15 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 14 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 13 new cases in Rockingham County and Warren County
  • 12 new cases in Arlington County and Lynchburg
  • 11 new cases in Newport News and Alexandria
  • 9 new cases in Washington County, Bedford County and Spotsylvania County
  • 8 new cases in Hampton and Prince George County
  • 7 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 6 new cases in Charlottesville, Dinwiddie County, Stafford County, Franklin County and Waynesboro
  • 5 new cases in Smyth County, Harrisonburg, Danville, Petersburg, Northumberland County and Frederick County
  • 4 new cases in Hanover County, Pittsylvania County, Caroline County and Page County
  • 3 new cases in Roanoke, Isle of Wight County, Fauquier County, Tazewell County, Augusta County, Campbell County, Gloucester County, Lancaster County, Culpeper County, Richmond County, Scott County, Halifax County and Greene County
  • 2 new cases in Russell County, Portsmouth, Orange County, Hopewell, Suffolk, Carroll County, Amherst County, Staunton and Madison County
  • 1 new case in Roanoke County, Lexington, Wise County, James City County, Williamsburg, Bristol, Emporia, Goochland County, Winchester, Lee County, Sussex County, Manassas Park, York County, Louisa County, Powhatan County, Fairfax, Franklin, Appomattox County, Martinsville, Giles County and Poquoson
  • Henrico County, Rockbridge County, Manassas, Charles City County and Patrick County all decreased by one case

As of Monday, 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.

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