Virginia sees 555 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 56,793 statewide

There are now 1,602 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 56,793 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 19.

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

Friday’s total of 566,793 cases marks an increase from Thursday’s 56,238, Wednesday’s 55,775, Tuesday’s 55,331 and Monday’s 54,886.

Bland County reported its first case on Friday, leaving Bath County as the only one of Virginia’s 133 counties and cities without a single reported coronavirus case.

Here’s a breakdown of the 555 new coronavirus cases:

  • 81 cases in Chesterfield County
  • 72 cases in Prince William County
  • 35 cases in Fairfax County
  • 34 cases in Richmond
  • 26 cases in Henrico County
  • 18 cases in Brunswick County
  • 15 cases in Manassas City
  • 14 cases in Virginia Beach, Arlington County and Roanoke
  • 12 cases in Spotsylvania County, Alexandria, Chesapeake and Roanoke County
  • 10 cases in Henry County
  • 9 cases in Manassas Park, Carroll County and Prince George County
  • 8 cases in Newport News
  • 7 cases in Hanover County and Colonial Heights
  • 6 cases in Galax, Nottoway County, Lynchburg and Richmond County
  • 5 cases in Loudoun County, Rockingham County, Emporia and Grayson County
  • 4 cases in Stafford County, Harrisonburg, Accomack County, Suffolk, Shenandoah County, Dinwiddie County, Powhatan County and Botetourt County
  • 3 cases in Norfolk, York County and Portsmouth
  • 2 cases in Albemarle County, Frederick County, Fauquier County, Augusta County, Caroline County, Culpeper County, Campbell County, Winchester, Amelia County, Smyth County, Page County and Franklin County
  • 1 case in Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Hampton, James City County, Isle of Wight County, Warren County, Salem, Clarke County, Gloucester County, Charles City County, Hopewell, Bedford County, Martinsville, Mecklenburg County, Appomattox County, Bland County and Northumberland 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 567,162 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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