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Virginia sees 5,239 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 349,584 statewide

There are now 5,032 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 31, Virginia is reporting 349,584 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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Across Virginia, 2,248 new vaccine doses were administered for a total of 64,882, according to VDH.

Thursday’s total of 349,584 cases marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 344,345 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Thursday’s 5,239 new cases:

  • 543 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 335 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 272 new cases in Prince William County
  • 183 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 180 new cases in Henrico County
  • 173 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 152 new cases in Norfolk
  • 122 new cases in Stafford County
  • 119 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 112 new cases in Richmond City
  • 107 new cases in Hanover County
  • 100 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 98 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 96 new cases in Hampton
  • 86 new cases in Arlington County
  • 84 new cases in Smyth County
  • 82 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 81 new cases in Newport News and Lynchburg
  • 77 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 73 new cases in Suffolk
  • 71 new cases in Bedford County
  • 70 new cases in Petersburg
  • 67 new cases in Alexandria
  • 66 new cases in Roanoke county
  • 61 new cases in Washington County
  • 55 new cases in Henry County
  • 54 new cases in Augusta County
  • 52 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 47 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 44 new cases in Culpeper County, Montgomery County and James City County
  • 41 new cases in Buchanan County and Harrisonburg
  • 40 new cases in Campbell County and Wise County
  • 39 new cases in Nottoway County and Fauquier County
  • 37 new cases in Roanoke City and Lee County
  • 36 new cases in Russell County
  • 34 new cases in Orange County
  • 32 new cases in King George County
  • 31 new cases in Hopewell
  • 29 new cases in Frederick County
  • 28 new cases in Franklin County
  • 25 new cases in Galax
  • 24 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Prince George County and Isle of Wight County
  • 23 new cases in Carroll County
  • 22 new cases in Bland County
  • 21 new cases in Staunton and Charlottesville
  • 20 new cases in Wythe County, Caroline County, Manassas, York County, Appomattox County and Alleghany County
  • 19 new cases in Amherst County and Louisa County
  • 18 new cases in Shenandoah County, Pittsylvania County, Fredericksburg, Botetourt County and New Kent
  • 17 new cases in Pulaski County, Mecklenburg County and Dickenson County
  • 16 new cases in Grayson County
  • 15 new cases in Patrick County, Fluvanna County and Scott County
  • 13 new cases in Powhatan County, Bristol and Greene County
  • 12 new cases in Giles County, Winchester, Buena Vista, Waynesboro, Danville and Colonial Heights
  • 11 new cases in Brunswick County, Radford, Martinsville, Emporia and Page County
  • 10 new cases in Halifax County and Madison County
  • 9 new cases in Salem, Rockbridge County, Gloucester County and Greensville County
  • 8 new cases in Warren County
  • 7 new cases in Lexington, Floyd County, Lancaster County, Bath County and Sussex County
  • 6 new cases in Accomack County, Poquoson and Norton
  • 5 new cases in Manassas Park, Southampton County, Nelson County, Goochland County, Franklin City and Williamsburg
  • 4 new cases in Clarke County, King William County, Rappahannock County, Northampton County, Mathews County and Amelia County
  • 3 new cases in Charlotte County, Northumberland County, Prince Edward County and Covington
  • 2 new cases in Richmond County, Charles City County, Cumberland County, Essex County and Falls Church
  • 1 new case in Middlesex County, Craig County and Surry County
  • Fairfax City and Lunenburg County both decreased by one case.

As of Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,096,024 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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