Virginia sees 666 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 46,905 statewide

There are now 1,428 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 46,905 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 3.

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Wednesday’s total of 46,905 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 46,239, Monday’s total of 45,398 Sunday’s total of 44,607, Saturday’s total of 43,611 cases, Friday’s total of 42,533 and Thursday’s total of 41,401.

Here is a breakdown of the 666 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 170 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 113 new cases in Prince William County
  • 50 new cases in Greensville County
  • 38 new cases in Warren County
  • 34 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 23 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 21 new cases in Richmond City
  • 19 new cases in Manassas City
  • 16 new cases in Alexandria City
  • 14 new cases in Henrico County and Accomack County
  • 10 new cases in Harrisoburg
  • 9 new cases in Henry County, Arlington County and Norfolk
  • 7 new cases in Frederick County, Culpeper County and Chesapeake
  • 6 new cases in Westmoreland County and Wythe County
  • 5 new cases in Stafford County, Manassas Park, Roanoke City and Carroll County
  • 4 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Galax, Albemarle County, Sussex County and Emporia
  • 3 new cases in Rockingham County, Roanoke County and Fauquier County
  • 2 new cases in Winchester, Buckingham County, Hopewell, Petersburg, Northampton County, Goochland County, Grayson County, Brunswick County, Charlotte County, Amelia County, Patrick County and Salem
  • 1 new case in Newport News, Nottoway County, Page County, Martinsville, Orange County, James City County, Isle of Wight County, Staunton, Southampton, County, Danville, Suffolk, Pulaski County, Washington County, Dinwiddie County, Clarke County, Cumberland County, Mecklenburg County and Williamsburg City

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

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 381,539 total testing encounters.

The term “testing encounters” 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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