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Virginia sees 585 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 21,570 statewide

VDH now reporting 769 coronavirus-related deaths

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 21,570 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of May 7.

[Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department]

Thursday’s total of 21,570 cases marks an increase from 20,985 on Wednesday, 20,256 on Tuesday, 19,492 on Monday 18,671 on Sunday, 17,731 on Saturday, 16,901 on Friday, 15,846 on Thursday and 14,961 on Wednesday.

Here is a breakdown of the 585 new coronavirus cases:

  • 94 new cases in Prince William County
  • 48 new cases in Arlington County
  • 43 new cases in Richmond County
  • 38 new cases in Alexandria
  • 30 new cases in Accomack County
  • 29 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 26 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 25 new cases in Henrico County
  • 24 new cases in Buckingham County
  • 23 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 22 new cases in Manassas City
  • 20 new cases in Richmond City
  • 18 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 13 new cases in Norfolk and Stafford County
  • 8 new cases in Culpeper County, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
  • 7 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 6 new cases in Northampton County
  • 5 new cases in Chesapeake, Manassas Park and Virginia Beach
  • 4 new cases in Portsmouth, Carroll County, Fredericksburg, Roanoke City and Warren County
  • 3 new cases in Frederick County and Newport News
  • 2 new cases in Charlottesville City, Mecklenburg County, Page County, Westmoreland County, Colonial Heights, Fluvanna County, Isle of Wight County and Prince George County
  • 1 new case in Suffolk, Fauquier County, Hanover County, Albemarle County, Essex County, Fairfax City, Roanoke County, Winchester, Caroline County, Galax, James City County, Augusta County, Emporia, Franklin County, Gloucester County, Lancaster County, Powhatan County, York County, Brunswick County, Clarke County, Greensville County, Halifax County, King and Queen County, Louisa County, Orange County, Patrick County, Prince Edward County and Rappahannock County

[Interactive map from Johns Hopkins shows how coronavirus is spreading in real-time]

As of Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports that 136,558 total people have been tested. Total people tested includes individuals who have been tested more than once due to their profession, high-risk status or need for a negative result to return to work. The health department started using this metric on May 1. To learn more, click here.


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