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County-by-county look at COVID-19 cases in Virginia; which areas saw biggest jumps Thursday

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 15:05:08-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- The health department reported 1,521 more people tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 15,070 tests processed since yesterday. That brings Virginia's total number of coronavirus cases to 198,027.

As of Thursday's update, 13,339 (+66 from previous day) people had been hospitalized and 3,758 (+17) people had died as a result of COVID-19-related illnesses, according to updated Virginia Department of Health (VDH) data.

RELATED: 11 new COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Virginia Thursday

Scroll down for complete city/county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Virginia

These localities saw the biggest jumps (10 or more) in COVID-19 cases Thursday:

Northern Virginia

Fairfax: 26,005 (+214)
Prince William: 15,546 (+84)
Loudoun: 8,622 (+62)
Arlington: 5,158 (+28)
Spotsylvania: 2,688 (+27)
Alexandria: 4,578 (+19)
Stafford: 2,674 (+13)

Hampton Roads

Virginia Beach: 8,964 (+100)
Chesapeake: 5,426 (+35)
Suffolk: 2,472 (+35)
Norfolk: 5,816 (+11)
Newport News: 3,463 (+16)
Hampton: 2,328 (+15)
Portsmouth: 2,965 (+13)

Central Virginia

Chesterfield: 7,924 (+75)
Henrico: 7,094 (+51)
Richmond: 5,871 (+31)
Hanover: 1,930 (+15)

Additional Localities:

Wise: 953 (+44)
Roanoke City: 3,380 (+37)
Montgomery: 3,326 (+31)
Lynchburg: 2,265 (+30)
Tazewell: 709 (+26)
Bedford: 1,482 (+22)
Nottoway: 436 (+22)
Franklin County: 1,197 (+19)
Roanoke County: 2,020 (+19)
Washington: 1,361 (+19)
Charlottesville: 1,713 (+16)
Danville: 1,390 (+16)
Frederick: 1,392 (+15)
Scott: 579 (+14)
Campbell: 891 (+12)
Salem: 700 (+12)
Smyth: 784 (+12)
Henry: 1,543 (+11)
Fauquier: 1,205 (+10)
Lee: 700 (+10)
Winchester: 730 (+10)

City/County-by-County Breakdown of Cases

Accomack: 1,245 (+3)
Albemarle: 1,689 (+7)
Alleghany: 230 (+4)
Alexandria: 4,578 (+19)
Amelia: 154 (+1)
Amherst: 663 (+2)
Appomattox: 338 (+1)
Arlington: 5,158 (+28)
Augusta: 833 (+5)

Bath: 32 (+2)
Bedford: 1,482 (+22)
Bland: 96 (+1)
Bristol: 403 (+5)
Botetourt: 557 (+4)
Brunswick: 443 (+1) 35
Buchanan: 307 (+4)
Buckingham: 814
Buena Vista City: 147

Campbell: 891 (+12)
Caroline: 480 (+3)
Carroll: 723 (+3)
Charles City: 114 (+1)
Charlotte: 249
Charlottesville: 1,713 (+16)
Chesapeake: 5,426 (+35)
Chesterfield: 7,924 (+75)
Clarke: 147 (+2)
Colonial Heights: 347 (+2)
Covington: 85 (+3)
Craig: 66
Culpeper: 1,660 (+7)
Cumberland: 136

Danville: 1,390 (+16)
Dickenson: 195 (+1)
Dinwiddie: 590

Emporia: 306
Essex: 210

Fairfax: 26,005 (+214)
Fairfax City: 178
Falls Church: 82
Fauquier: 1,205 (+10)
Floyd: 278 (+3)
Fluvanna: 456 (+1)
Franklin City: 524 (+3)
Franklin County: 1,197 (+19)
Frederick: 1,392 (+15)
Fredericksburg: 628 (+4)

Galax: 488 (+1)
Giles: 187 (+8)
Gloucester: 374 (+6)
Goochland: 366 (+2)
Grayson: 440 (+8)
Greene: 321 (+4)
Greensville: 918 (+1)

Halifax: 654 (+11)
Hanover: 1,930 (+15)
Hampton: 2,328 (+15)
Harrisonburg: 3,225 (+1)
Henrico: 7,094 (+51)
Henry: 1,543 (+11)
Highland: 13
Hopewell: 555 (+3)

Isle of Wight: 916 (+5)

James City: 1,025 (+5)

King George: 318 (+7)
King and Queen: 97 (+1)
King William: 246 (+6)

Lancaster: 211 (-1)
Lee: 700 (+10)
Lexington: 283 (-2)
Louisa: 435
Loudoun: 8,622 (+62)
Lunenburg: 159
Lynchburg: 2,265 (+30)

Madison: 160 (+1)
Manassas City: 2,118 (+2)
Manassas Park: 677 (+1)
Martinsville: 542 (+6)
Mathews: 144 (+1)
Mecklenburg: 946 (+7)
Middlesex: 148 (-1)
Montgomery: 3,326 (+31)

Nelson: 147
New Kent: 329 (+3)
Newport News: 3,463 (+16)
Norfolk: 5,816 (+11)
Northampton: 328 (+1)
Northumberland: 232
Norton: 62
Nottoway: 436 (+22)

Orange: 481 (+7)

Page: 521 (+5)
Patrick: 378 (+7)
Petersburg: 1,012 (+4)
Pittsylvania: 1,471 (+7)
Poquoson: 111
Portsmouth: 2,965 (+13)
Powhatan: 351 (+6)
Prince Edward: 813 (+2)
Prince George: 1,264 (+5)
Prince William: 15,546 (+84)
Pulaski: 393 (+7)

Radford: 1,024 (+4)
Rappahannock: 70 (-1)
Richmond City: 5,871 (+31)
Richmond County: 370 (+2)
Roanoke City: 3,380 (+37)
Roanoke County: 2,020 (+19)
Rockbridge: 182 (+2)
Rockingham: 1,936 (+3)
Russell: 657 (+1)

Salem: 700 (+12)
Scott: 579 (+14)
Shenandoah: 1,137 (+2)
Smyth: 784 (+12)
Spotsylvania: 2,688 (+27)
Southampton: 944 (+1)
Stafford: 2,674 (+13)
Staunton: 486 (+1)
Suffolk: 2,472 (+35)
Surry: 149 (+1)
Sussex: 651 (+3)

Tazewell: 709 (+26)

Virginia Beach: 8,964 (+100)

Warren: 680 (+3)
Washington: 1,361 (+19)
Waynesboro: 436 (+1)
Westmoreland: 375 (+6)
Winchester: 730 (+10)
Williamsburg: 244
Wise: 953 (+44)
Wythe: 423 (+8)

York: 719 (+1)

Who's getting sick

The coronavirus first most impacted people aged 50 to 69, which currently accounts for more than 23 percent of cases in Virginia.

However, people aged 30 to 49 now account for more than 32 percent of cases, data show.

Additionally, people in their 20s account for nearly 21 percent of cases in the state.

More women have been infected by the virus at 101,560 cases versus the 95,079 cases reported in men. No gender was reported for 1,388 cases in the Commonwealth.

COVID-19 Precautions

Most patients with COVID-19 have mild to moderate symptoms. However, in a small proportion of patients, COVID-19 can lead to more severe illness, including death, particularly among those who are older or those who have chronic medical conditions.

COVID-19 spreads primarily through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Symptoms include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Symptoms appear within 14 days of being exposed to an infectious person.

Virginia health officials urged the following precautions:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer only if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid contact with sick people.
  • Avoid non-essential travel.

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