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Virginia sees 445 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 55,331 statewide

There are now 1,570 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia reports 55,331 coronavirus cases
Virginia reports 55,331 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 55,331 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 16.

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

Tuesday’s total of 55,331 marks an increase from Monday’s total of 54,886, Sunday’s total of 54,506, Saturday’s total of 53,869, Friday’s total of 53,211, Thursday’s total of 52,647 and Wednesday’s total of 52,177.

Here is a breakdown of the 445 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 65 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 35 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 22 new cases in Henrico County
  • 20 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 17 new cases in Arlington County
  • 16 new cases in Richmond City
  • 13 new cases in Prince William County, Norfolk and Buckingham County
  • 12 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 11 new cases in Fairfax County and Accomack County
  • 10 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 9 new cases in Newport News
  • 8 new cases in Alexandria City, Henry County and Brunswick County
  • 7 new cases in Stafford County, Fauquier County and Roanoke County
  • 6 new cases in Chesapeake, Charlottesville and Augusta County
  • 5 new cases in Hampton and Shenandoah County
  • 4 new cases in Manassas Park, Culpeper County, Winchester, Lynchburg and Page County
  • 3 new cases in Albemarle County, Manassas City, Harrisonburg, James City County, Emporia, Campbell County, King George County, Salem, Williamsburg City, Hopewell, Bedford County and Botetourt County
  • 2 new cases in Fredericksburg, Rockingham County, Orange County, Carroll County, Suffolk, Caroline County, Isle of Wight County, Warren County, Clarke County, Northampton County, Colonial Heights, Powhatan County, Smyth County, Martinsville, Mecklenburg County, Alleghany County, Montgomery County, Richmond County and Falls Church
  • 1 new case in Galax, Petersburg, Hanover County, Nottoway County, York County, Halifax County, Prince Edward County, Prince George County, Charles City County, Portsmouth, Waynesboro, Radford, Cumberland County, Amherst County and Dickenson County

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

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 536,989 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.