Virginia sees 509 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 153,691 statewide

There are now 3,303 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of October 7, Virginia is now reporting 153,691 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Wednesday’s total of 153,691 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 153,182 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 509 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 44 new cases in Prince William County
  • 33 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 31 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 25 new cases in Roanoke
  • 18 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 17 new cases in Danville
  • 16 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 15 new cases in Virginia Beach, Arlington County and Chesterfield County
  • 13 new cases in Montgomery County, Norfolk and Pittsylvania County
  • 12 new cases in Newport News
  • 11 new cases in Salem
  • 9 new cases in Henrico County, Chesapeake and Washington County
  • 8 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 7 new cases in Waynesboro, Manassas, Henry County, Russell County, Buchanan County and Lexington
  • 6 new cases in Alexandria, Hanover County and Smyth County
  • 5 new cases in Albemarle County, Augusta County, Nottoway County, Bedford County, Sussex County and Botetourt County
  • 4 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 3 new cases in Charlottesville, Frederick County, Franklin County, Hampton, Shenandoah County, Petersburg, Prince Edward County, Rockbridge County, Charlotte County, James City County, Martinsville and Manassas Park
  • 2 new cases in Richmond, Suffolk, Fauquier County, Spotsylvania County, Radford, Buckingham County, Wythe County, Hopewell, Greensville County, Floyd County, Campbell County, Patrick County, Emporia, Buena Vista and Bath County
  • 1 new case in New Kent County, Halifax County, Portsmouth, Stafford County, Dinwiddie County, Orange County, Staunton, Culpeper County, Carroll County, Page County, Williamsburg, King George County, Amherst County, Prince George County, Middlesex County, Fredericksburg, Winchester, Westmoreland County, Madison County, Colonial Heights, Dickenson County, Rappahannock County, Grayson County, Pulaski County, Fluvanna County and Amelia County
  • Richmond County has decreased by one case
  • York County has decreased by two cases

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,325,683 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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