RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 67,375 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 8.
Wednesday’s total of 67,375 marks an increase from Tuesday’s total of 66,740 cases.
Here is a breakdown of the 635 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:
- 65 new cases in Virginia Beach
- 62 new cases in Fairfax Countty
- 42 new cases in Chesapeake
- 32 new cases in Norfolk
- 30 new cases in Loudoun County
- 26 new cases in Prince William County and Albemarle County
- 23 new cases in Roanoke
- 21 new cases in Newport News and Portsmouth
- 19 new cases in Chesterfield County and Hampton
- 17 new cases in Suffolk
- 14 new cases in Henry County
- 13 new cases in Henrico County
- 11 new cases in Waynesboro
- 9 new cases in Alexandria
- 8 new cases in Prince George County and Arlington County
- 7 new cases in James City County, Stafford County, Pittsylvania County and Rockingham County
- 6 new cases in Manassas
- 5 new cases in Fauquier County, Spotsylvania County, Isle of Wight County, Harrisonburg and Frederick County
- 4 new cases in Roanoke County, York County, Hanover County and Carroll County
- 3 new cases in Montgomery County, Botetourt County, Page County, Martinsville, Staunton, Franklin City, Prince Edward County, Greensville County and Fredericksburg
- 2 new cases in Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Williamsburg, Warren County, Halifax County, Manassas Park, Culpeper County, Fluvanna County, Charlottesville, Danville, Buchanan County, Washington County, Caroline County, Amelia County and Bristol
- 1 new case in Buckingham County, Galax, Rappahannock County, Wise County, Louisa County, Brunswick County, Augusta County, Clarke County, Nelson County, Sussex County, Alleghany County, Mecklenburg County, Tazewell County, Shenandoah County, Campbell County, Southampton County, Russell County, Cumberland County, Nottoway County, Radford, King and Queen County and Bath County
When localities see fewer cases reported, it’s due to the case being improperly located using zip code data and properly fixed.
As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 812,362 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.