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Virginia sees 3,591 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 314,481 statewide

There are now 4,705 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 22, Virginia is now reporting 314,481 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Tuesday’s total of 314,481 cases marks an increase from Monday’s total of 310,980 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 3,591 new coronavirus cases reported Tuesday:

  • 362 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 307 new cases in Prince William County
  • 218 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 183 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 165 new cases in Norfolk
  • 157 new cases in Henrico County
  • 124 new cases in Newport News
  • 112 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 86 new cases in Richmond
  • 68 new cases in Hanover County and Tazewell County
  • 67 new cases in Arlington County
  • 65 new cases in Alexandria
  • 64 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 58 new cases in Stafford County
  • 51 new cases in Bedford County
  • 50 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 48 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 45 new cases in Augusta County
  • 44 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 41 new cases in Frederick County
  • 37 new cases in Campbell County
  • 36 new cases in James City County
  • 32 new cases in Roanoke
  • 30 new cases in York County and Richmond County
  • 29 new cases in Suffolk, Henry County and Shenandoah County
  • 27 new cases in Russell County
  • 26 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 24 new cases in Amherst County
  • 23 new cases in Prince Edward County
  • 22 new cases in Rockingham County, Washington County, Montgomery County and Wise County
  • 21 new cases in Carroll County and Harrisonburg
  • 20 new cases in Manassas and Franklin County
  • 19 new cases in Pittsylvania County and Pulaski County
  • 18 new cases in Wythe County and Halifax County
  • 17 new cases in Winchester and Gloucester County
  • 16 new cases in Danville, Martinsville and Buchanan County
  • 15 new cases in Roanoke County and Powhatan County
  • 14 new cases in Louisa County, New Kent County and Mecklenburg County
  • 13 new cases in Smyth County, Fauquier County and Caroline County
  • 12 new cases in Alleghany County, Warren County and Dickenson County
  • 11 new cases in Lee County, Isle of Wight County, Botetourt County, Scott County, Grayson County and Appomattox County
  • 10 new cases in Galax, Greene County, Westmoreland County, Goochland County, Essex County and Covington
  • 9 new cases in Staunton, Nelson County, Fredericksburg, Northumberland County, Manassas Park and Poquoson
  • 8 new cases in Nottoway County, Bristol, Fluvanna County, Orange County, Middlesex County and Colonial Heights
  • 7 new cases in King George County, Petersburg, Charlotte County, Patrick County and King Wlliam County
  • 6 new cases in Page County, Radford, Brunswick County, Lunenburg County and Mathews County
  • 5 new cases in Salem, Lexington and Northampton County
  • 4 new cases in Culpeper County, Prince George County, Clarke County, Hopewell, Giles County, Franklin, Norton, Madison County, Fairfax and Falls Church
  • 3 new cases in Charlottesville, Accomack County, Buckingham County, Rockbridge County, Southampton County, Amelia County, Bath County, Rappahannock County, Charles City County and Lancaster County
  • 2 new cases in Surry County
  • 1 new case in Dinwiddie County, Waynesboro, King and Queen County, Sussex County, Emporia, Floyd County and Craig County
  • Williamsburg decreased by four cases

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,776,275 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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