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Virginia sees 1,345 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 176,754 statewide

There are now 3,616 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia sees 176,754 coronavirus cases
Virginia sees 176,754 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – As of October 28, Virginia is now reporting 176,754 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Wednesday’s total of 176,754 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 175,409 cases.

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,761,481 total testing encounters.

Here is the breakdown of the 1,345 new cases in Virginia:

  • 114 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 73 new cases in Prince William County
  • 59 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 53 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 48 new cases in Henrico County
  • 45 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 44 new cases in Arlington County
  • 41 new cases in Roanoke
  • 37 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 35 new cases in Richmond
  • 32 new cases in Lynchburg and Stafford County
  • 29 new cases in Franklin County
  • 26 new cases in Norfolk
  • 25 new cases in Scott County and Campbell County
  • 23 new cases in Newport News and Pittsylvania County
  • 21 new cases in Alexandria
  • 20 new cases in Warren County
  • 19 new cases in Wise County
  • 18 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 17 new cases in Salem, Danville, Amherst County and Lee County
  • 16 new cases in Chesapeake and Hampton
  • 15 new cases in Albemarle County and Augusta County
  • 14 new cases in Portsmouth and Washington County
  • 13 new cases in Hanover County
  • 12 new cases in Frederick County
  • 11 new cases in Rockingham County and Mecklenburg County
  • 10 new cases in Suffolk
  • 9 new cases in Charlottesville, Waynesboro and Gloucester County
  • 8 new cases in Roanoke County, Harrisonburg, Halifax County, Page County, Culpeper County and New Kent County
  • 7 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Bristol and Botetourt County
  • 6 new cases in Henry County, Isle of Wight County, Winchester, Radford, Fauquier County, Northumberland County, Greensville County and Orange County
  • 5 new cases in Prince Edward County, Tazewell County, Nottoway County, Staunton, Russell County, Carroll County, King William County and Dickenson County
  • 4 new cases in Prince George County, York County, Manassas Park, Lexington and Galax
  • 3 new cases in Smyth County, Buchanan County, Caroline County, Franklin, Pulaski County, Louisa County, King George County, James City County, Accomack County, Westmoreland County, Clarke County and Appomattox County
  • 2 new cases in Manassas, Floyd County, Colonial Heights, Southampton County, Buckingham County, Goochland County, Fluvanna County, Essex County and Lancaster County
  • 1 new case in Hopewell, Giles County, Shenandoah County, Martinsville, Mathews County, Bland County, Powhatan County, Norton, Charles City County, Rockbridge County, Greene County, Williamsburg, Lunenburg County, Middlesex County, Charlotte County, Nelson County and Rappahannock County
  • Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Madison County, Craig County, Alleghany County and Brunswick County all decreased by one case
  • Richmond County decreased by 14 cases

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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