Virginia sees 677 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 61,247 statewide

There are now 1,724 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 61,247 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 27.

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

Saturday’s total marks an increase from Friday’s total of 60,570 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Virginia’s new 677 cases:

  • 84 cases in Loudoun County
  • 75 cases in Fairfax County
  • 59 cases in Prince William County
  • 58 cases in Chesterfield County
  • 30 cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 26 cases in the city of Richmond
  • 20 cases in Norfolk
  • 17 cases in Henrico County
  • 16 cases in Alexandria, Rockingham County and Newport News
  • 14 cases in Frederick County
  • 13 cases in Buchanan County
  • 12 cases in Harrisonburg
  • 10 cases in Virginia Beach and Dinwiddie County
  • 9 cases in Hampton, Stafford County and Warren County
  • 8 cases in Chesapeake, Albemarle County, Winchester and Isle of Wight County
  • 7 cases in Westmoreland County and Halifax County
  • 6 cases in Portsmouth, Henry County, Emporia, Franklin County, Hopewell and Shenandoah County
  • 5 cases in Pittsylvania County, Arlington County and Carroll County
  • 4 cases in Montgomery County, Suffolk, Charlottesville and Prince Edward County
  • 3 cases in Manassas, Louisa County, Manassas Park, Roanoke, Greensville County, Brunswick County and Greene County
  • 2 cases in Petersburg, Danville, New Kent County, York County, Powhatan County, Orange County, Poquoson, Nottoway County, Tazewell County, Accomack County, Mecklenburg County and Dickenson County
  • One case in Prince George County, Galax, James City County, Waynesboro, Culpeper County, Hanover County, Fredericksburg, Washington County, Fauquier County, Sussex County, Rockbridge County, Clarke County, Patrick County, Colonial Heights, Fairfax, Buckingham County, Page County, Franklin, Salem, Roanoke County and Lunenburg County

[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 682,081 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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