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Virginia sees 453 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 62,189 statewide

There are now 1,740 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Coronavirus testing tubes
Coronavirus testing tubes (AP)

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 62,189 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 29.

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

Monday’s total marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 61,736 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 453 new cases in Virginia:

  • 62 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 36 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 35 new cases in Roanoke
  • 34 new cases in Norfolk
  • 28 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 22 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 13 new cases in Chesterfield County, Newport News and Botetourt County
  • 12 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 11 new cases in Richmond
  • 9 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 8 new cases in Chesapeake and Salem
  • 7 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 6 new cases in Prince William County, Rockingham County, Franklin County, Hampton, Prince George County and Pulaski County
  • 5 new cases in Henrico County, Alexandria, Lynchburg, Bedford County, Suffolk and Petersburg
  • 4 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Waynesboro, James City County, Prince Edward County and Staunton
  • 3 new cases in Frederick County, Harrisonburg, Carroll County, Winchester, Gloucester County and Franklin City
  • 2 new cases in Arlington County, Stafford County, Charlottesville, Martinsville, Danville, Powhatan County, Amelia County and Russell County
  • One new case in Albemarle County, Galax, Fredericksburg, Henry County, Giles County, Westmoreland County, York County, Campbell County, Smyth County, Floyd County, Isle of Wight County, Halifax County, Shenandoah County, Orange County, Nottoway County, Dickenson County, Lunenburg County, Northumberland County, Essex County, Fluvanna County, Charles City County, Charlotte County, Williamsburg and Craig County

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

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 702,110 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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