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Virginia sees 489 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 61,736 statewide

There are now 1,732 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 61,736 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 28.

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

Sunday’s total marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 61,247 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 489 new cases:

  • 50 cases in Fairfax County
  • 42 cases in Loudoun County
  • 38 cases in Prince William County
  • 31 cases in Virginia Beach
  • 25 cases in Richmond and Chesapeake
  • 19 cases in Henrico County
  • 14 cases in Chesterfield County
  • 13 cases in Norfolk
  • 11 cases in Albemarle County
  • 10 cases in Newport News, Arlington County and Montgomery County
  • 9 cases in Alexandria, Frederick County, Stafford County and Charlottesville
  • 8 cases in Harrisonburg and Galax
  • 7 cases in Warren County and Fredericksburg
  • 6 cases in Spotsylvania County, Rockingham County, Henry County, Franklin County, Manassas Park and Roanoke County
  • 5 cases in Hampton, Manassas, Roanoke, Greene County and Giles County
  • 4 cases in Westmoreland County, Portsmouth, York County, Hanover County, Augusta County, Botetourt County
  • 3 cases in Carroll County, Brunswick County and Waynesboro
  • 2 cases in James City County, Lynchburg, Campbell County, King William County, Bedford County, Martinsville, Wythe County and Smyth County
  • 1 case in Winchester, Pittsylvania County, Suffolk, Louisa County, Danville, Prince George County, Culpeper County, Rockbridge County, Patrick County, Floyd County, Appomattox County, Goochland County, Scott County, Lancaster County and Gloucester County

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

As of Sunday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 693,730 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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