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Virginia sees 904 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 174,275 statewide

There are now 3,581 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That's an increase of 904 cases
That's an increase of 904 cases

RICHMOND, Va. – As of October 26, Virginia is now reporting 174,275 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 174,275 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 173,371 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 904 new cases in Virginia:

  • 111 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 49 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 48 new cases in Roanoke and Loudoun County
  • 34 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 31 new cases in Virginia Beach and Prince William County
  • 26 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 25 new cases in Arlington County and Wise County
  • 24 new cases in Richmond
  • 21 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 20 new cases in Henrico County
  • 17 new cases in Washington County
  • 16 new cases in Halifax County
  • 15 new cases in Franklin County
  • 14 new cases in Alexandria, Tazewell County, Henry County and Harrisonburg
  • 13 new cases in Lee County and Lynchburg
  • 11 new cases in Winchester
  • 10 new cases in Roanoke County and Orange County
  • 9 new cases in Hanover County, Spotsylvania County, Portsmouth, Shenandoah County, Frederick County and Scott County
  • 8 new cases in Charlottesville, Dinwiddie County and Prince George County
  • 7 new cases in Lexington
  • 6 new cases in Newport News, Bedford County, Russell County, Petersburg, Hopewell, Emporia and Bland County
  • 5 new cases in Stafford County, Buchanan County, Louisa County, Powhatan County, Augusta County and Bristol
  • 4 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Pulaski County, Carroll County, Rockingham County, Fauquier County, Giles County, Danville and Page County
  • 3 new cases in Campbell County, Southampton County, Mecklenburg County, Galax, Accomack County, King George County and Greensville County
  • 2 new cases in Albemarle County, Salem, Hampton, Radford, Staunton, Warren County, Wythe County, Alleghany County, Botetourt County, Floyd County, Williamsburg and Westmoreland County
  • 1 new case in Norfolk, Richmond County, New Kent County, Caroline County, Suffolk, Smyth County, Goochland County, Isle of Wight County, Patrick County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Northumberland County, Prince Edward County, Norton, Cumberland County, Charles City County, Rockbridge County and Surry County
  • James City County and Greene County decreased by one

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,720,196 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.