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Virginia sees 3,989 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 358,755 statewide

There are now 5,117 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 January 2, Virginia is reporting 358,755 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

[Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department]

As of Saturday, across Virginia, 197 new vaccine doses were administered for a total of 81,770, according to VDH.

Saturday’s total of 358,755 cases marks an increase from Friday’s total of 354,766 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Saturday’s 3,989 new cases:

  • 632 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 301 new cases in Prince William County
  • 218 new cases in Henrico County
  • 159 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 152 new cases in Arlington County
  • 133 new cases in Richmond City
  • 129 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 128 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 103 new cases in Stafford County
  • 100 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 91 new cases in Hanover County
  • 89 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 75 new cases in Frederick County
  • 70 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 63 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 60 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 58 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 57 new cases in Shenandoah County and Henry County
  • 54 new cases in Wise County and Warren County
  • 43 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 41 new cases in Hopewell County
  • 39 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 38 new cases in Pittsylvania County and Albemarle Count
  • 37 new cases in Bedford County
  • 33 new cases in Campbell County
  • 29 new cases in Roanoke City and Page County
  • 28 new cases in Danville, Rockbridge County and Alleghany County
  • 25 new cases in Russell County and Lee County
  • 24 new cases in Augusta County
  • 23 new cases in Goochland County
  • 22 new cases in Botetourt County and New Kent County
  • 21 new cases in Franklin County, Winchester, Accomack County and Buchanan County
  • 20 new cases in Louisa County
  • 18 new cases in Amherst County, Patrick County, Appomattox County and Colonial Heights
  • 17 new cases in Manassas, Harrisonburg and Scott County
  • 16 new cases in Suffolk, Staunton and Salem
  • 15 new cases in Greene County
  • 13 new cases in Orange County and Covington
  • 12 new cases in Montgomery County, Halifax County, Isle of Wight County and Richmond County
  • 11 new cases in Fluvanna County, Caroline County, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Northumberland County and Charlotte County
  • 10 new cases in Martinsville, Prince Edward County and Powhatan County
  • 9 new cases in Nottoway County, Petersburg, King George County, Gloucester County, Prince George County and Buena Vista
  • 8 new cases in Westmoreland County
  • 7 new cases in Pulaski County, Bath County, Amelia County and Cumberland County
  • 6 new cases in Alexandria, Waynesboro, Nelson County, Dinwiddie County and Charles City County
  • 5 new cases in Newport News, Lancaster County, Essex County and Norton
  • 4 new cases in Lexington, Clarke County, Middlesex County and Greenville County
  • 3 new cases in James City County, Buckingham County, Mecklenburg County, Radford, Giles County, King William County, Manassas Park and Brunswick County
  • 2 new cases in York County, Southampton County and Surry County
  • 1 new case in Hampton, Culpeper County, Floyd County, Carroll County, Falls Church, Grayson County, Lunenburg County, Mathews County, Dickenson County, Emporia and Sussex County
  • Norfolk decreased by 3 cases*
  • Bristol and Galax decreased by one case*

*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 Saturday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,199,016 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.