Virginia sees 3,931 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 292,240 statewide

There are now 4,508 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 16, Virginia is now reporting 292,240 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Wednesday’s total of 292,240 cases marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 288,309 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 3,931 coronavirus cases reported Wednesday:

  • 307 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 247 new cases in Prince William County
  • 171 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 164 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 135 new cases in Virginia Beach and Chesterfield County
  • 113 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 105 new cases in Newport News
  • 91 new cases in Henrico County
  • 74 new cases in Bedford County
  • 69 new cases in Arlington County and Norfolk
  • 68 new cases in Hampton
  • 66 new cases in Richmond
  • 64 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 62 new cases in Stafford County
  • 61 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 58 new cases in Tazewell County and Russell County
  • 55 new cases in Frederick County
  • 54 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 52 new cases in Alexandria and Lynchburg
  • 50 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 49 new cases in Washington County
  • 45 new cases in Botetourt County
  • 44 new cases in Hanover County
  • 40 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 38 new cases in Staunton
  • 36 new cases in Danville
  • 35 new cases in Portsmouth and Smyth County
  • 34 new cases in Roanoke, James City County and Mathews County
  • 33 new cases in Wise County, Campbell County and Harrisonburg
  • 32 new cases in Albemarle County and Amherst County
  • 30 new cases in York County and Bristol
  • 28 new cases in Henry County
  • 27 new cases in Wythe County
  • 26 new cases in Buckingham County, Shenandoah County and Franklin County
  • 25 new cases in Suffolk and Caroline County
  • 24 new cases in Alleghany County
  • 22 new cases in Augusta County and Winchester
  • 21 new cases in Fauquier County, Covington and Appomattox County
  • 19 new cases in Scott County
  • 18 new cases in Isle of Wight County, Halifax County and Rockbridge County
  • 17 new cases in Hopewell
  • 16 new cases in Dickenson County
  • 15 new cases in Carroll County and Pulaski County
  • 14 new cases in Page County and Gloucester County
  • 13 new cases in Warren County, Patrick County and Lexington
  • 12 new cases in Manassas, Lee County, Amelia County and Prince George County
  • 11 new cases in Louisa County, Richmond County, Dinwiddie County and Surry County
  • 10 new cases in Bland County, Buchanan County, Colonial Heights and Greensville County
  • 9 new cases in Waynesboro, Martinsville, Accomack County, Mecklenburg County and Franklin
  • 8 new cases in Orange County, Manassas Park, Nottoway County, Buena Vista, Poquoson and Sussex County
  • 7 new cases in New Kent County, King William County, Fluvanna County, Westmoreland County and Fredericksburg
  • 6 new cases in Clarke County, Nelson County, Charlottesville, Floyd County, Prince Edward County, Essex County, Southampton County, Craig County, Charlotte County and King George County
  • 5 new cases in Salem, Radford and Northumberland County
  • 4 new cases in Goochland County, Lancaster County, Williamsburg, King and Queen County, Fairfax, Brunswick County and Cumberland County
  • 3 new cases in Grayson County, Galax, Petersburg, Lunenburg County and Giles County
  • 2 new cases in Powhatan County, Middlesex County and Emporia
  • 1 new cases in Madison County, Greene County, Rappahannock County and Norton
  • Falls Church has decreased by one case

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,394,664 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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