wsls logo

Virginia sees 19,836 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, 128,369 new cases in the last week

There are now 15,750 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

(WSLS 10)

As of Wednesday, Virginia is reporting 1,315,256 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

Across Virginia, 78.2% of the population is vaccinated with at least one dose, while 68.2% of all Virginians are fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

In the last seven days, Virginia has averaged 18,338 newly reported cases a day. In the prior seven-day period, Virginia averaged 14,212 newly reported cases a day.

The past week’s average daily newly reported cases are 18.23% higher than the previous seven-day period.

When looking at hospitalizations, in the last seven days, Virginia has averaged 275 new hospitalizations a day. In the prior seven-day period, Virginia averaged 302.

The past week’s average daily new hospitalizations are roughly 8.813% lower than the previous seven-day period.

Here’s a breakdown of the 19,836 new cases reported on Wednesday. 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:

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.