As Testing Capacity Expands, Fairfax County COVID-19 Cases Jump Overnight

The number of known coronavirus cases in Fairfax County has jumped by a little over 65 percent overnight. The county now has 76 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up from 46 yesterday (Tuesday).

The county has the most number of cases, followed by Arlington, which has 46 cases, according to recently released statistics from the Virginia Department of Health.

So far, the state has 391 cases of the more than 5,370 people who have been tested. Nine people have died as a result of the respiratory illness.

The state’s testing capacity has expanded to include commercial labs, which could explain the jump in confirmed cases.

Inova Urgent Care locations in Dulles South, north Arlington and Tysons will begin evaluating patients with respiratory illness symptoms and collecting samples for physician-ordered tests from patients’ vehicles.

Here’s more from the county on the new clinics:

Before visiting any Inova Respiratory Illness Clinic, contact your regular physician for evaluation. For assistance with recommendations, to arrange for a physician appointment, or if you do not have a primary care physician, call 1-855-IMG-DOCS. Your regular physician can evaluate your symptoms to determine if testing is indicated based on COVID-19 testing criteria and provide a testing order, or refer you to the Inova Respiratory Illness Clinic for evaluation.

These clinics will be open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Addresses and contact information for the Inova Respiratory Illness Clinics are:

  • Inova Urgent Care – Dulles South
    24801 Pinebrook Rd. #110
    Chantilly, VA 20152
  • Inova Urgent Care – North Arlington
    4600 Lee Hwy.
    Arlington, VA  22207
  • Inova Urgent Care – Tysons
    8357 Leesburg Pike
    Vienna, VA 22182

Inova Urgent Care Center at North Arlington and Tysons will operate exclusively as respiratory illness clinics.  All other urgent care centers, including Inova Urgent Care – Dulles South, remain open to see all patients.

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