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Virginia sees 4,048 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 344,345 statewide

There are now 4,984 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia sees 4,652 new coronavirus cases
Virginia sees 4,652 new coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 30, Virginia is reporting 344,345 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Wednesday’s total of 344,345 cases marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 340,297 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Wednesday’s 4,048 new cases:

  • 327 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 222 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 190 new cases in Prince William County
  • 158 new cases in Henrico County
  • 149 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 148 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 113 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 109 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 99 new cases in Arlington County
  • 92 new cases in Richmond City
  • 88 new cases in Norfolk
  • 73 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 71 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 68 new cases in Alexandria
  • 63 new cases in Stafford County and Shenandoah County
  • 61 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 55 new cases in Newport News, Frederick County and Powhatan County
  • 53 new cases in Buchanan County and Nottoway County
  • 46 new cases in Bedford County
  • 44 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 43 new cases in Hanover County
  • 42 new cases in Roanoke City and Harrison burg
  • 40 new cases in Pulaski County and King George County
  • 39 new cases in Campbell County, Fauquier County and Culpeper County
  • 38 new cases in Augusta County and Montgomery County
  • 37 new cases in Hampton
  • 36 new cases in Giles County
  • 33 new cases in Washington County and Richmond County
  • 31 new cases in Portsmouth and Smyth County
  • 30 new cases in Henry County and Salem
  • 29 new cases in James City County
  • 26 new cases in Wise County
  • 25 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 24 new cases in Amherst County, Suffolk and Pittsylvania County
  • 23 new cases in Staunton and Mecklenburg County
  • 21 new cases in Wythe County, Winchester and Rockbridge County
  • 20 new cases in Caroline County, Brunswick County, Halifax County and Accomack County
  • 18 new cases in Russell County, Dinwiddie County and Patrick County
  • 17 new cases in Prince George County, Manassas, Radford and Charlottesville
  • 16 new cases in Orange County
  • 15 new cases in Warren County, Fredericksburg, Clarke County and Buena Vista
  • 14 new cases in Gloucester County and Lee County
  • 13 new cases in Martinsville and Louisa County
  • 12 new cases in Fluvanna County
  • 11 new cases in York County, Botetourt County, Waynesboro, Danville, Appomattox County and Lexington
  • 10 new cases in Dickenson County, Isle of Wight County and Emporia
  • 9 new cases in Alleghany County, Franklin County, Bristol, Page County and Floyd County
  • 8 new cases in Petersburg, King William County, New Kent County and Greensville County
  • 7 new cases in Charlotte County, Westmoreland County, Lancaster County, Northumberland County, Hopewell, Bland County and Bath County
  • 6 new cases in Sussex County, Greene County, Manassas Park, Middlesex County, Fairfax City and Madison
  • 5 new cases in Poquoson, Scott County and Southampton County
  • 4 new cases in Carroll County, Nelson County, Grayson County and Charles City County
  • 3 new cases in Prince Edward County, Buckingham County, Covington, Cumberland County, Galax, Rappahannock County, Goochland County and Northampton County
  • 2 new cases in Colonial Heights, Lunenburg County, Mathews County and Franklin City
  • 1 new case in Essex County, Craig County, Amelia County, Surry County, Falls Church and Williamsburg

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,047,950 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.