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Virginia sees 639 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 65,748 statewide

There are now 1,853 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 65,748 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 5.

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

Sunday’s total marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 65,109 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 639 new cases in Virginia:

  • 86 new cases in Prince William County
  • 81 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 50 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 43 new cases in Chesterfield
  • 32 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 19 new cases in Alexandria
  • 18 new cases in Henrico County
  • 16 new cases in Newport News and Manassas
  • 14 new cases in Arlington County, Richmond, James City County
  • 12 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 11 new cases in Fauquier County and Shenandoah County
  • 10 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 9 new cases in Spotsylvania County, Hampton and Manassas Park
  • 8 new cases in Williamsburg, Suffolk and Westmoreland County
  • 7 new cases in Charlottesville and Galax
  • 6 new cases in Danville
  • 5 new cases in Norfolk, Roanoke County, York County, Culpeper County and Carroll County
  • 4 new cases in Albemarle County, Petersburg, Henry County, Hanover County, Martinsville and Franklin County
  • 3 new cases in Roanoke, Stafford County, Louisa County, Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Isle of Wight County, Pittsylvania County, Brunswick County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, Colonial Heights and Lee County
  • 2 new cases in Staunton, Winchester, Warren County, Page County, Emporia, Wythe County and Buchanan County
  • 1 new case in Greene County, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Hopewell, Rappahannock County, Franklin, Clarke County, Grayson County, Washington County, King William County, Accomack County, Botetourt County, Goochland County, Falls Church, Caroline County, Northampton County, Richmond County, Gloucester County, Scott County and Madison County

[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 782,984 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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