Virginia sees 1,132 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 42,533 statewide


RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 42,533 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 28.

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Friday’s total of 42,533 cases marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 41,401, Wednesday’s total of 40,249, Tuesday’s total of 39,342, Monday’s total of 37,727, Sunday’s total of 36,244 and Saturday’s total of 35,749.

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As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 332,330 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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