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Virginia sees 520 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 59,514 statewide

There are now 1,661 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 59,514 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 24.

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

Wednesday’s total of 59,514 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 58,994 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 520 new cases in the commonwealth:

  • 76 new cases in Prince William County
  • 59 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 51 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 40 new cases in Richmond City
  • 24 new cases in Norfolk
  • 18 new cases in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach
  • 16 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 15 new cases in Henrico County
  • 13 new cases in Stafford County
  • 11 new cases in Newport News
  • 10 new cases in Alexandria and Petersburg
  • 9 new cases in Fairfax County and Martinsville
  • 8 new cases in Prince George County and Hopewell
  • 7 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Albemarle County, Arlington County and Colonial Heights
  • 6 new cases in Charlottesville and Galax
  • 5 new cases in Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, Roanoke County, Harrisonburg, Emporia and Powhatan County
  • 4 new cases in Nottoway County, Fauquier County, Sussex County and Montgomery County
  • 3 new cases in Winchester, Rockingham County, Manassas, Greensville County, Augusta County, Dinwiddie County, Carroll County, Lynchburg, Charles City County and Gloucester County
  • 2 new cases in Lunenburg County, James City County, Botetourt County, Henry County, Pulaski County and Tazewell County
  • 1 new case in Fredericksburg, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah County, Accomack County, King William County, Brunswick County, Rappahannock County, Floyd County, Waynesboro, Franklin County, Louisa County, Caroline County, Danville, Bedford County, Culpeper County, Radford, Fairfax City, Prince Edward County, Surry County and Southampton County

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

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 636,096 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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