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Virginia sees 570 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 51,251 statewide

There are now 1,477 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia reports 48,532 coronavirus cases
Virginia reports 48,532 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 51,251 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 8.

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

Monday’s total of 51,251 makes an increase from Sunday’s total of 50,681, Saturday’s total of 49,397, Friday’s total of 48,532, Thursday’s total of 47,856, Wednesday’s total of 46,905 and Tuesday’s total of 46,239.

Here is a breakdown of the 570 new cases in Virginia:

  • 148 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 71 new cases in Prince William County
  • 53 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 35 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 32 new cases in Henrico County
  • 31 new cases in Arlington County
  • 30 new cases in Richmond City
  • 20 new cases in Manassas City
  • 12 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Stafford County
  • 11 new cases in Carroll County
  • 9 new cases in Virginia Beach and Rockingham County
  • 8 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 7 new cases in Alexandria City
  • 6 new cases in Norfolk
  • 5 new cases in Staunton
  • 4 new cases in Chesapeake, Manassas Park, Albemarle County, Shenandoah County, Augusta County and Cumberland County
  • 3 new cases in Winchester, Montgomery County, Culpeper County, Isle of Wight County, Henry County, Caroline County, Prince Edward County and Colonial Heights
  • 2 new cases in Louisa County, Powhatan County, Martinsville, Newport News, Hopewell, Petersburg, Nottoway County, Prince George County, Salem, Suffolk, Brunswick County, Clarke County, Charlottesville and Floyd County
  • 1 new case in Greensville County, Harrisonburg, Page County, Amelia County, Pulaski County, Greene County, Grayson County, Westmoreland County, James City County, Hampton, Rockbridge County, Fluvanna County and Gloucester County

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

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 428,182 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.

About the Author:

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