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Virginia sees 564 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 53,211 statewide

There are now 1,534 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 53,211 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 12.

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

Friday’s total of 53,211 makes an increase from Thursday’s total of 52,647, Wednesday’s total of 52,177, Tuesday’s total of 51,738, Monday’s total of 51,251, Sunday’s total of 50,681 and Saturday’s total of 49,397.

Here is the breakdown of 564 new cases in Virginia:

  • 68 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 51 new cases in Fairfax County and Loudoun County
  • 43 new cases in Prince William County
  • 24 new cases in Richmond City
  • 23 new cases in Henrico County
  • 21 new cases in Stafford County
  • 15 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 14 new cases in Chesapeake and Newport News
  • 11 new cases in Norfolk and Manassas City
  • 10 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Winchester and Roanoke City
  • 9 new cases in Hopewell
  • 8 new cases in Arlington County, Rockingham County and Manassas Park
  • 7 new cases in Frederick County
  • 6 new cases in Galax, Shenandoah County, Portsmouth and Prince Edward County
  • 5 new cases in Henry County, Hanover County, Colonial Heights, Nottoway County, Orange County and James City County
  • 4 new cases in Harrisonburg, Suffolk, King George County, Dinwiddie County, Bedford County and Roanoke County
  • 3 new cases in Greensville County, Pittsylvania County, Warren County, Fluvanna County, Albemarle County, Amelia County, Accomack County, Louisa County and Goochland County
  • 2 new cases in Greensville County, Pittsylvania County, Warren County, Fluvanna County, Albemarle County, Amelia County, Accomack County, Louisa County and Goochland County
  • 1 new case in Buckingham County, Alexandria City, Carroll County, Hampton, Martinsville, Caroline County, Page County, Salem, York County, Mecklenburg, County, Alleghany County, Westmoreland County, Sussex County, Charlotte County, Clarke County, Lunenburg County, Madison County, Poquoson, Appomattox County and Gloucester 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 498,530 total testing encounters. Friday’s testing data shows a sharp increase of about 43,000 PCR tests. Two laboratories began electronic reporting to VDH this week, allowing a backlog of negative tests to be included in today’s testing report.

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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