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Virginia sees 625 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 153,182 statewide

There are now 3,291 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of October 6, Virginia is now reporting 153,182 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Tuesday’s total of 153,182 marks an increase from Monday’s total of 152,557 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 625 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 57 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 39 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 29 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 28 new cases in Prince William County
  • 27 new cases in Roanoke
  • 24 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 23 new cases in Hanover County
  • 21 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 17 new cases in Sussex County
  • 16 new cases in Bedford County
  • 15 new cases in Henrico County, Chesapeake and Richmond
  • 12 new cases in Chesterfield County and New Kent County
  • 11 new cases in Arlington County
  • 10 new cases in Montgomery County, Rockingham County and Lexington
  • 9 new cases in Stafford County and Campbell County
  • 8 new cases in Washington County
  • 7 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Hampton, Warren County and Salem
  • 6 new cases in Newport News, Portsmouth, Wise County, Staunton, Henry County and Prince George County
  • 5 new cases in Alexandria, Mecklenburg County, Roanoke County, Amherst County and Brunswick County
  • 4 new cases in Prince Edward County, Spotsylvania County, Manassas, Charlotte County, Buckingham County, Buchanan County and King George County
  • 3 new cases in Charlottesville, Suffolk, Fauquier County, Frederick County, Danville, Shenandoah County, Isle of Wight County, Wythe County, Winchester and Appomattox County
  • 2 new cases in Norfolk, Albemarle County, Halifax County, Franklin County, Greene County, Louisa County, Smyth County, Goochland County, Culpeper County, Carroll County, Gloucester County, Bristol, Russell County, Page County, Powhatan County, York County, Scott County, Hopewell, Franklin, Tazewell County, Martinsville, King William County, Buena Vista and Cumberland County
  • 1 new case in Augusta County, Lee County, Mathews County, Northumberland County, Southampton County, Greensville County, James City County, Middlesex County, Surry County, Dickenson County, Northampton County, Clarke County, Lunenburg County, Fairfax, Pulaski County, Patrick County, Fluvanna County, Amelia County and Bath County
  • Orange County has decreased by two cases
  • Richmond County has decreased by four cases

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,308,875 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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