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Virginia sees 676 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 48,532 statewide

There are now 1,453 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 48,532 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 5.

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

Friday’s total of 48,532 marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 47,856, Wednesday’s total of 46,905, Tuesday’s total of 46,239, Monday’s total of 45,398 Sunday’s total of 44,607 and Saturday’s total of 43,611 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 676 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 98 new cases in Prince William County
  • 89 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 43 new cases in Loudon County
  • 40 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 39 new cases in Richmond City
  • 37 new cases in Henrico County
  • 24 new cases in Manassas City
  • 23 new cases in Arlington County
  • 22 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 16 new cases in Greensville County
  • 14 new cases in Alexandria City, Roanoke City and Virginia Beach
  • 10 new cases in Winchester and Newport News
  • 9 new cases in Chesapeake and Bedford County
  • 8 new cases in Norfolk, Culpeper County, Stafford County and Fredericksburg
  • 7 new cases in Hopewell, Petersburg and Lynchburg
  • 6 new cases in Rockingham County, Roanoke County and Buckingham County
  • 5 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 4 new cases in Frederick County, Manassas Park, Albemarle County, Nottoway County, Orange County and Isle of Wight County
  • 3 new cases in Warren County, Accomack County, Harrisonburg, Henry County, Dinwiddie County, Caroline County and Montgomery County
  • 2 new cases in Northampton County, Goochland County, Page County, Martinsville, Southampton County, Danville, Suffolk, Cumberland County, Shenandoah County, Augusta County, Pittsylvania County, Richmond County, York County, Appomattox County, Campbell County and Hanover County
  • 1 new case in Sussex County, Brunswick County, Patrick County, Salem, Staunton, Mecklenburg County, Hampton, Louisa County, Botetourt County, Lunenburg County, Powhatan County, Waynesboro, Essex County, Franklin County, Gloucester County and Greene County

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

As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 405,858 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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