Virginia sees 2,599 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 336,175 statewide

There are now 4,861 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 28, Virginia is now reporting 336,175 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Monday’s total of 336,175 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 333,576 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Monday’s 2,599 new cases:

  • 327 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 197 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 153 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 138 new cases in Prince William County
  • 103 new cases in Henrico County
  • 87 new cases in Newport News
  • 83 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 82 new cases in Augusta County
  • 76 new cases in Richmond City
  • 63 new cases in Arlington County
  • 54 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 42 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 40 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 39 new cases in Alexandria and Stafford County
  • 33 new cases in Washington County
  • 32 new cases in Pulaski County
  • 31 new cases in Waynesboro
  • 30 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 28 new cases in Norfolk and Suffolk
  • 25 new cases in Russell County and York County
  • 24 new cases in James City County
  • 23 new cases in Shenandoah County, Montgomery County and Pittsylvania County
  • 21 new cases in Hanover County, Petersburg, Hampton and Mecklenburg County
  • 20 new cases in Smyth County
  • 19 new cases in Henry County
  • 18 new cases in Albemarle County and Staunton
  • 17 new cases in Isle of Wight County
  • 16 new cases in Wythe County, Prince George County and Bristol
  • 15 new cases in Alleghany County, Powhatan County, Danville and Halifax County
  • 14 new cases in Wise County, Roanoke City, Tazewell County and Campbell County
  • 13 new cases in Frederick County and Hopewell
  • 12 new cases in Charlottesville, Fluvanna County and Appomattox County
  • 11 new cases in Botetourt County
  • 10 new cases in Warren County, Amherst County, Essex County and Fredericksburg
  • 9 new cases in Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Louisa County, Clarke County and Rockbridge County
  • 8 new cases in Accomack County, Winchester, Radford and Covington
  • 7 new cases in Lunenburg County, Bedford County, Galax, Dickenson County, Page County, Giles County, Martinsville, Norton, Brunswick County, King George County, Colonial Heights and Caroline County
  • 6 new cases in Culpeper County, Fauquier County, Franklin County and Middlesex County
  • 5 new cases in Buchanan County, Manassas, Bland County, Greene County, Manassas Park, Goochland County, Richmond County, Poquoson and Mathews County
  • 4 new cases in Carroll County, New Kent County, Lee County, Southampton County, Northampton County and Grayson County
  • 3 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Surry County, Floyd County and Westmoreland County
  • 2 new cases in Roanoke County, Scott County, Orange County, Prince Edward County, Nottoway County, Emporia, Lancaster County, Patrick County, Northumberland County, Buckingham County, Lexington, Bath County and Falls Church
  • 1 new case in Fairfax City, Sussex County, Charlotte County, Rappahannock County, Franklin City, Buena Vista, Gloucester County, Craig County, Highland County and King and Queen County
  • Amelia County and Cumberland County have both decreased by one case*
  • Salem has decreased by two cases*

*The Virginia Department of Health told 10 News that numbers on its website are preliminary, and changes of this nature are due to inaccurate residency information that is later corrected.

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 4,962,613 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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