The Virginia Department of Health reported Thursday that the state now has 34,137 cases, up 1,229 from the previous day.
The state has reported 1,099 coronavirus deaths, up 25 from Wednesday, according to the health department.
Despite the grim numbers, the health department figures show the seven-day average for coronavirus has been trending downward in May.
Fairfax County, located minutes south of the nation’s capital, leads the commonwealth in coronavirus cases and deaths. The county, with a population of roughly 1.1 million, has 8,580 cases and 309 deaths, according to health department statistics.