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Virginia sees 17,618 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 1,118,518 statewide

There are now 15,587 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

(WSLS 10)

As of Friday, Virginia is reporting 1,118,518 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

The 17,618 newly-reported cases are the highest single-day increase during the entire COVID-19 pandemic in Virginia.

Across Virginia, 77.3% of the population is vaccinated with at least one dose, while 67.6% of all Virginians are fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

In the last seven days, Virginia has averaged 9,883 newly reported cases a day. In the prior seven-day period, Virginia averaged 5,135 newly reported cases a day.

The past week’s average daily newly reported cases is 92.46% higher than the previous seven-day period.

Here’s a breakdown of the 17,618 new cases reported on Friday. Don’t see your locality listed? Use the search bar and type in the name of any city or county.

(The daily breakdown of cases by locality and vaccine numbers are not available until noon, Monday through Friday.)

According to the health department, decreases in cases can be attributed to a person getting tested in a different locality than where they live or the automation process for electronically reported lab results may attach the wrong jurisdiction for a particular zip code.

Below is a map from VDH as to where cases have been reported (Scroll within the embedded widget on a mobile device to see all the information):

Below are the latest statewide vaccination numbers from VDH (Scroll within the embedded widget on a mobile device to see all the information):


About the Author:

Samantha Smith joined WSLS 10’s award-winning digital team as a digital content producer in July 2018.