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Virginia sees 4,122 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 340,297 statewide

There are now 4,920 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 29, Virginia is reporting 340,297 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Tuesday’s total of 340,297 cases marks an increase from Monday’s total of 336,175 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Tuesday’s 4,122 new cases:

  • 321 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 262 new cases in Prince William County
  • 208 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 175 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 165 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 164 new cases in Newport News
  • 161 new cases in Norfolk
  • 155 new cases in Henrico County
  • 117 new cases in Augusta County
  • 108 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 106 new cases in Stafford County
  • 97 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 83 new cases in James City County and Lynchburg
  • 80 new cases in Frederick County
  • 65 new cases in Bedford County
  • 56 new cases in Arlington County and Alexandria
  • 53 new cases in Richmond City and Portsmouth
  • 50 new cases in Campbell County
  • 44 new cases in York County
  • 43 new cases in Shenandoah County and Hampton
  • 42 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 40 new cases in Montgomery County and Buchanan County
  • 38 new cases in Henry County
  • 35 new cases in Wise County
  • 34 new cases in Warren County and Fauquier County
  • 32 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 30 new cases in Staunton
  • 29 new cases in Amherst County and Roanoke County
  • 27 new cases in Albemarle County and Tazewell County
  • 26 new cases in Washington County and Gloucester County
  • 25 new cases in Alleghany County and Powhatan County
  • 23 new cases in Hanover County
  • 22 new cases in Pulaski County
  • 21 new cases in Suffolk and Culpeper County
  • 20 new cases in Russell County, Wythe County, Botetourt County and Poquoson
  • 19 new cases in Prince George County and Franklin County
  • 18 new cases in Fredericksburg and Colonial Heights
  • 17 new cases in Pittsylvania County and Harrisonburg
  • 16 new cases in Waynesboro, Dickenson County and Manassas
  • 15 new cases in Winchester and Martinsville
  • 14 new cases in Isle of Wight County, King George County and Caroline County
  • 13 new cases in Danville, Louisa County and Lunenburg County
  • 12 new cases in Petersburg, Bristol, Appomattox County, Lee County, Prince Edward County and Charlotte County
  • 11 new cases in Brunswick County, Carroll County, Dinwiddie County, Westmoreland County and Lancaster County
  • 10 new cases in Clarke County, Page County, Giles County, Scott County, Nottoway County and Sussex County
  • 9 new cases in Smyth County, Rockbridge County, Radford, Richmond County, Patrick County and King William County
  • 8 new cases in Northumberland County, Buckingham County and Nelson County
  • 7 new cases in Halifax County, Hopewell, Accomack County and Buena Vista
  • 6 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Charlottesville, Essex County and Mathews County
  • 5 new cases in Covington, Greene County, Manassas Park, Cumberland County and Salem
  • 4 new cases in Fluvanna County, Galax, New Kent County, Grayson County, Emporia, Craig County and Amelia County
  • 3 new cases in Middlesex County, Bland County, Surry County, Falls Church, Fairfax City and Charles City County
  • 2 new cases in Floyd County, Orange County, Rappahannock County and Greensville County
  • 1 new case in Norton, Goochland County, Southampton County, Lexington, Bath County, Franklin City and King and Queen County
  • Madison County 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 Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,001,493 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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