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COVID-19 Cases Jump by More than 100 Overnight in Fairfax County

The number of COVID-19 cases in Fairfax County continues to rapidly increase.

According to state data released this morning, the number of cases jumped from 570 yesterday (Wednesday) to 690 overnight in the Fairfax Health District.

The Fairfax Health District includes Fairfax County, the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and towns in the county. Five people have died due to the novel coronavirus in the county.

The Fairfax Health District continues to have the highest number of cases in Virginia. Overall, more than 33,000 people have been tested and nearly 4,042 cases have been confirmed statewide. So far, 109 people have died.

The county’s health department cannot provide more geographic information about cases beyond the county level due to privacy laws.

“We believe that all geographic areas of Fairfax County currently are at risk fo disease transmission,” the health department wrote in a statement.

Data via Virginia Department of Health

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