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Virginia sees 658 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 64,393 statewide

There are now 1,845 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 64,393 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 3.

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

Friday’s total marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 63,735 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 658 new cases:

  • 79 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 52 new cases in Prince William County
  • 35 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 30 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 29 new cases in Virginia Beach and Roanoke
  • 21 new cases in Richmond
  • 19 new cases in Prince Edward County
  • 16 new cases in Suffolk, Harrisonburg
  • 15 new cases in Hampton
  • 14 new cases in Henrico County and Roanoke County
  • 13 new cases in Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Manassas and Lynchburg
  • 11 new cases in Alexandria
  • 9 new cases in Rockingham County, Spotsylvania County and Pittsylvania County
  • 8 new cases in Newport News, Albemarle County, Botetourt County and Salem
  • 7 new cases in Petersburg, Henry County and Hanover
  • 6 new cases in Bedford County, Buckingham County and Fauquier County
  • 5 new cases in Frederick County, Montgomery County, Goochland County, Dinwiddie County, Isle of Wight County, Cumberland County and Prince George County
  • 4 new cases in Arlington County, Fredericksburg and York County
  • 3 new cases in Sussex County, Page County, Waynesboro, Manassas Park, Campbell County and New Kent County
  • 2 new cases in Shenandoah County, Hopewell, Galax, Mecklenburg County, James City County, Halifax County, Southampton County, Warren County, Charlottesville, Fluvanna County, Danville, Smyth County, Culpeper County, Nottoway County, Appomattox County, Pulaski County, Powhatan County and Charles City County
  • One new case in Augusta County, Carroll County, Emporia, Lunenburg County, Martinsville, Radford, Falls Church, Wythe County, Alleghany County, Patrick County, Floyd Count, Charlotte County, Amherst County, Wise County, Amelia County, Rappahannock County, Bristol and Franklin
  • One fewer case in Fairfax and Northumberland County
  • Two fewer cases in Stafford County

When localities see fewer cases reported, it’s due to the case being improperly located using zip code data and properly fixed.

[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 760,029 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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