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Virginia sees 4,042 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 310,890 statewide

There are now 4,654 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That's an increase of 3,295 cases since yesterday
That's an increase of 3,295 cases since yesterday

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 21, Virginia is now reporting 310,890 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 310,980 cases marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 306,848 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 4,042 new cases in Virginia:

  • 897 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 210 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 179 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 149 new cases in Stafford County
  • 142 new cases in Prince William County
  • 127 new cases in Henrico County
  • 124 new cases in Richmond
  • 107 new cases in Hanover County
  • 103 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 97 new cases in Hampton
  • 95 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 82 new cases in Augusta County
  • 79 new cases in Arlington County
  • 76 new cases in Page County
  • 73 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 69 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 62 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 57 new cases in Alexandria
  • 56 new cases in Norfolk
  • 52 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 47 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 46 new cases in Newport News
  • 44 new cases in Suffolk
  • 38 new cases in Nottoway County
  • 37 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 29 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 27 new cases in Henry County and Pulaski County
  • 26 new cases in Bedford County
  • 25 new cases in Franklin County
  • 23 new cases in Culpeper County and Fredericksburg
  • 22 new cases in Frederick County and Prince George County
  • 21 new cases in Lee County
  • 20 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Manassas and Caroline County
  • 19 new cases in New Kent County
  • 18 new cases in Campbell County and King George County
  • 17 new cases in Washington County, Isle of Wight County, Danville and Scott County
  • 16 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 15 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Amherst County and Goochland County
  • 14 new cases in Roanoke, Albemarle County, Harrisonburg, York County, Rockbridge County and Alleghany County
  • 13 new cases in Orange County
  • 12 new cases in Louisa County, Lexington and Martinsville
  • 11 new cases in James City County, Prince Edward County, Tazewell County, Radford, Giles County and Fairfax
  • 10 new cases in Wise County, Petersburg, Russell County, Appomattox County and Greensville County
  • 9 new cases in Galax and Sussex County
  • 8 new cases in Staunton, Buckingham County, Gloucester County and Westmoreland County
  • 7 new cases in Winchester, Northumberland County, Grayson County and Buena Vista
  • 6 new cases in Smyth County, Bristol, Accomack County, Charlotte County, Mathews County, Buchanan County, Covington and Falls Church
  • 5 new cases in Carroll County, Botetourt County, Charlottesville, Greene County, Richmond County, Southampton County, Norton and Highland County
  • 4 new cases in Wythe County, Nelson County, Mecklenburg County, Hopewell, Franklin, King and Queen County, Warren County, Williamsburg and Emporia
  • 3 new cases in Middlesex County, Amelia County, Manassas Park, Dickenson County, King William County, Powhatan County, Surry County, Essex County and Charles City County
  • 2 new cases in Fluvanna County, Salem, Halifax County, Brunswick County, Waynesboro, Patrick County, Northampton County, Floyd County, Cumberland County and Colonial Heights
  • 1 new case in Bland County, Lunenburg County, Madison County, Bath County, Rappahannock County, Lancaster County and Craig County

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,688,292 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.