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Virginia sees 4,782 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 323,915 statewide

There are now 4,791 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That brings the statewide total to 319,133 cases since March
That brings the statewide total to 319,133 cases since March

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 24, Virginia is now reporting 323,915 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Thursday’s total of 323,915 marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 319,133 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Thursday’s 4,782 cases:

  • 554 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 316 new cases in Prince William County
  • 269 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 158 new cases in Henrico County
  • 125 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 119 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 114 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 110 new cases in Stafford County
  • 108 new cases in Richmond City
  • 99 new cases in Newport News
  • 90 new cases in Suffolk
  • 89new cases in Loudoun County
  • 83 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 80 new cases in Norfolk
  • 76 new cases in Augusta County
  • 75 new cases in Washington County
  • 73 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 69 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 68 new cases in Alexandria
  • 67 new cases in Arlington County and Roanoke County
  • 61 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 58 new cases in James City County
  • 57 new cases in Roanoke City and Bedford County
  • 53 new cases in Danville
  • 52 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 50 new cases in Staunton
  • 48 new cases in Botetourt County
  • 47 new cases in Lee County
  • 45 new cases in Campbell County
  • 43 new cases in Culpeper County
  • 40 new cases in Albemarle County and Pittsylvania County
  • 36 new cases in Frederick County
  • 35 new cases in Halifax County
  • 34 new cases in Hampton
  • 31 new cases in Amherst County
  • 30 new cases in Henry County, Winchester, Isle of Wight County and Caroline County
  • 29 new cases in Fauquier County and Harrisonburg
  • 28 new cases in Wise County, York County, Louisa County and Lexington
  • 27 new cases in Franklin County and Wythe County
  • 26 new cases in Russell County, Smyth County and Mecklenburg County
  • 25 new cases in Pulaski County and Orange County
  • 24 new cases in Bristol
  • 23 new cases in Manassas
  • 22 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 21 new cases in Alleghany County, Caroll County, Accomack County and Fredericksburg
  • 20 new cases in Hanover County
  • 19 new cases in Nottoway County
  • 18 new cases in Salem
  • 17 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 16 new cases in Rockbridge County, Patrick County and Galax
  • 15 new cases in Waynesboro
  • 14 new cases in Buena Vista
  • 13 new cases in Charlottesville, King George County, Scott County, Southampton County, Prince George County and Petersburg
  • 12 new cases in Grayson County, Giles County, New Kent and Appomattox County
  • 11 new cases in Richmond County, Powhatan County, Brunswick County, Martinsville and Madison County
  • 10 new cases in Hopewell and Goochland County
  • 9 new cases in Ford County, King William County and Lunenburg County
  • 8 new cases in Westmoreland County, Radford, Greene County, Fluvanna County, Bland County, Northampton County and Rappahannock County
  • 7 new cases in Gloucester County, Page County, Manassas Park, Northumberland County, Nelson County, Poquoson and Dinwiddie County
  • 6 new cases in Buchanan County, Warren County, Franklin City, Bath County and Clarke County
  • 5 new cases in Colonial Heights, Lancaster County and Falls Church
  • 4 new cases in Dickenson County, King and Queen County and Highland County
  • 3 new cases in Covington, Prince Edward County, Essex County and Norton
  • 2 new cases in Surry County and Craig County
  • 1 new case in Mathews County, Charles City County, Middlesex County, Amelia County, Greensville County and Williamsburg

Charlotte County and Emporia have decreased by one case each.

As of Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,835,782 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.