Virginia sees 650 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 57,443 statewide

There are now 1,607 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 57,443 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 20.

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

Saturday’s total of 57,443 marks increase from Friday’s total of 56,793 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 650 new cases:

  • 97 cases in Fairfax County
  • 85 cases in Chesterfield County
  • 51 cases in Prince William County
  • 39 cases in Loudoun County
  • 31 case in Richmond
  • 20 cases in Newport News
  • 19 cases in Alexandria
  • 17 cases in Roanoke, Spotsylvania County and Albemarle County
  • 16 cases in Richmond County and Norfolk
  • 15 cases in Henrico County
  • 12 cases in Chesapeake and Prince George County
  • 11 cases in Harrisonburg
  • 10 cases in Roanoke County, Hanover County and Montgomery County
  • 9 cases in Arlington County
  • 6 cases in Virginia Beach, Hampton, Pittsylvania County and Louisa County
  • 5 cases in Manassas Park, Colonia Heights, Galax, Rockingham County and Pulaski County
  • 4 cases in Caroline County, Fredericksburg and Danville
  • 3 cases in Henry County, Lynchburg, Grayson County, Suffolk, Dinwiddie County, Botetourt County, Frederick County, Smyth County, Bedford County and Staunton
  • 2 cases in Accomack County, Shenandoah County, Powhatan County, Fauquier County, Culpeper County, Campbell County, Isle of Wight County, Charles City County, Charlottesville, Poquoson and King William County
  • 1 case in Manassas, York County, Augusta County, Winchester, Petersburg, James City County, Warren County, Salem, Gloucester County, Appomattox County, Orange County, Westmoreland County, King George County, Fluvanna County, Northampton County, Giles County, Charlotte County, Washington County, Wythe County, Rappahannock County, Fairfax, Amherst County, Lancaster County, Middlesex County, Falls Church and Lexington

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

As of Saturday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 588,652 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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