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Virginia sees 4,177 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 278,615 statewide

There are now 4,409 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia reports 271,043 coronavirus cases
Virginia reports 271,043 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 12, Virginia is now reporting 278,615 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Saturday’s total of 278,615 marks an increase from Friday’s total of 274,438 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Saturday’s 4,177 new cases:

  • 367 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 365 new cases in Prince William County
  • 164 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 163 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 154 new cases in Henrico County
  • 97 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 90 new cases in Chesterfield County and Richmond City
  • 89 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 82 new cases in Stafford County
  • 81 new cases in Norfolk
  • 79 new cases in Lynchburg and Augusta County
  • 76 new cases in Alexandria and Newport News
  • 74 new cases in Frederick County
  • 70 new cases in Bedford County
  • 67 new cases in Hampton
  • 61 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 59 new cases in Chesapeake and Washington County
  • 57 new cases in Arlington County, Montgomery County and Rockingham County
  • 53 new cases in Spotsylvania
  • 49 new cases in Manassas
  • 48 new cases in Staunton
  • 45 new cases in Wise County
  • 43 new cases in Hanover County and Campbell County
  • 39 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 38 new cases in Waynesboro, Shenandoah County and Albemarle County
  • 37 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 35 new cases in Suffolk
  • 31 new cases in Pulaski County and Wythe County
  • 30 new cases in Franklin County and Gloucester County
  • 27 new cases in Amherst County
  • 26 new cases in Smyth County, Henry County, Russell County and Charlottesville
  • 24 new cases in Fauquier County and Danville
  • 23 new cases in Alleghany County and York County
  • 21 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 20 new cases in Accomack County, Carroll County, Winchester and King William County
  • 19 new cases in Bristol and Fluvanna County
  • 18 new cases in Scott County, Lee County and Patrick
  • 17 new cases in Westmoreland County and Northumberland County
  • 16 new cases in Richmond County, Caroline County and Warren County
  • 15 new cases in Isle of Wight County
  • 14 new cases in Botetourt County and Martinsville
  • 13 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Grayson County, Greene County, Galax and Prince George County
  • 12 new cases in James City County, Nelson County, Rockbridge County and New Kent County
  • 11 new cases in Appomattox County and Mathews County
  • 10 new cases in Culpeper County, Powhatan County, Louisa County and Middlesex County
  • 9 new cases in Buchanan County and Emporia
  • 8 new cases in Fredericksburg, King George County, Bland County, Lancaster County and Essex County
  • 7 new cases in Radford, Lexington, Colonial Heights and Goochland County
  • 6 new cases in Buena Vista, Page County, Giles County, Halifax County, Southampton County, Nottoway County, Poquoson and King and Queen County
  • 5 new cases in Covington, Manassas Park, Prince Edward County, Floyd County, Northampton County and Rappahanock County
  • 4 new cases in Orange County, Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Clarke County, Brunswick County and Surry Couny
  • 3 new cases in Franklin County and Fairfax
  • 2 new cases in Buckingham County, Falls Church, Williamsburg, Charles City County, Craig County and Sussex County
  • 1 new case in Lunenburg County, Charlotte County, Amelia County, Norton and Greensville County
  • Salem is reporting one fewer death

As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,291,714 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.