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Virginia sees 624 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 60,570 statewide

There are now 1,700 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 60,570 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 26.

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

Friday’s total of 60,570 marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 59,946 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 624 new cases in Virginia:

  • 67 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 49 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 46 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 44 new cases in Richmond City
  • 43 new cases in Prince William County and Henrico County
  • 42 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 29 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 27 new cases in Norfolk
  • 16 new cases in Alexandria
  • 15 new cases in Hampton
  • 14 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 11 new cases in Stafford County and Rockingham County
  • 10 new cases in Lynchburg and Northumberland County
  • 8 new cases in Newport News
  • 7 new cases in Petersburg, Albemarle County, Portsmouth, Pittsylvania County and Campbell County
  • 6 new cases in Harrisonburg and Montgomery County
  • 5 new cases in Prince George County, Galax, Manassas and Henry County
  • 4 new cases in Arlington County, Suffolk and Danville
  • 3 new cases in Charlottesville, Emporia, James City County, Waynesboro, Culpeper County, Hanover County, Grayson County, New Kent County and Amherst County
  • 2 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Fredericksburg, King William County, Louisa County, Caroline County, Manassas Park, York County, Washington County, King George County, Essex County and Fluvanna County
  • 1 new case in Roanoke City, Powhatan County, Fauquier County, Sussex County, Winchester, Greensville County, Augusta County, Gloucester County, Rockbridge County, Floyd County, Franklin County, Bedford County, Frederick County, Isle of Wight County, Clarke County, Orange County, Westmoreland County, Poquoson, Appomattox County, Halifax County, Patrick County and Richmond 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 669,361 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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