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Virginia sees 687 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 152,557 statewide

There are now 3,276 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of October 5, Virginia is now reporting 152,557 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Monday’s total of 152,557 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 151,870 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 687 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 75 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 43 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 39 new cases in Prince William County
  • 28 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 23 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 22 new cases in Roanoke
  • 21 new cases in Henrico County and Chesapeake
  • 18 new cases in Richmond
  • 17 new cases in Norfolk
  • 16 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 15 new cases in Suffolk, Alexandria, Albemarle County and Harrisonburg
  • 14 new cases in Hanover County
  • 12 new cases in Arlington County
  • 10 new cases in Chesterfield County and Newport News
  • 9 new cases in Washington County, Fauquier County, Pittsylvania County, Augusta County, New Kent County and Halifax County
  • 8 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 7 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Frederick County, Franklin County, Stafford County and Greene County
  • 6 new cases in Danville, Hampton, Waynesboro and Shenandoah County
  • 5 new cases in Petersburg and Prince Edward County
  • 4 new cases in Lynchburg, Spotsylvania County, Wise County, Lee County, Louisa County, Dinwiddie County, Orange County, Warren County, Staunton and Nottoway County
  • 3 new cases in Bedford County, Manassas, Henry County, Smyth County, Roanoke County, Goochland County, Mathews County, Culpeper County, Carroll County, Accomack County and Rockbridge County
  • 2 new cases in Loudoun County, Sussex County, Charlotte County, Gloucester County, Isle of Wight County, Radford, Bristol, Russell County, Page County, Buckingham County, Buchanan County, Williamsburg, Powhatan County, York County, Northumberland County, Charles City County and King George County
  • 1 new case in Southampton County, Wythe County, Amherst County, Prince George County, Scott County, Hopewell, Greensville County, James City County, Middlesex County, Fredericksburg, Surry County, Franklin, Tazewell County, Floyd County, Winchester, Westmoreland County, Madison County, Colonial Heights, Alleghany County, Dickenson County, Northampton County, Rappahannock County and Clarke County
  • Lexington has decreased by one case
  • Richmond County has decreased by two cases

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,267,407 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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