Virginia sees 598 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 62,787 statewide

There are now 1,763 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 62,787 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 30.

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

Tuesday’s total marks an increase from Monday’s total of 62,189 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 598 new cases:

  • 75 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 36 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 35 new cases in Botetourt County
  • 32 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 31 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 28 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 26 new cases in Norfolk
  • 20 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 16 new cases in Franklin County
  • 14 new cases in Richmond
  • 13 new cases in Arlington County
  • 12 new cases in Manassas and Hampton
  • 11 new cases in Portsmouth and Suffolk
  • 10 new cases in Fairfax County, Newport News and Henry County
  • 9 new cases in Salem
  • 8 new cases in Chesapeake, Alexandria, Lynchburg, Petersburg and Spotsylvania County
  • 7 new cases in Rockingham County, Henrico County and Albemarle County
  • 6 new cases in Hanover County
  • 5 new cases in Pittsylvania County, James City County, Carroll County, Hopewell and Greensville County
  • 4 new cases in Bedford County, Martinsville, Danville, Williamsburg, Patrick County and Manassas Park
  • 3 new cases in Prince George County, Harrisonburg, Winchester, Stafford County, Powhatan County, Westmoreland County, Halifax County, Shenandoah County, Orange County, Emporia, Accomack County and Fauquier County
  • 2 new cases in Montgomery County, Frederick County, Greene County, Augusta County, Page County, Richmond County, Lee County, Covington and Dinwiddie County
  • One new case in Waynesboro, Prince Edward County, Staunton, Gloucester County, Franklin City, Charlottesville, Russell County, Giles County, Campbell County, Isle of Wight County, Nottoway County, Essex County, Brunswick County, Wythe County, Appomattox County, Washington County, Amherst County, Surry County, Southampton County, Wise County, Mathews County, Buena Vista and Cumberland County

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

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 711,093 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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