Virginia sees 613 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 67,988 statewide

There are now 1,937 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 67,988 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 9.

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

Thursday’s total of 67,988 marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 67,375 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 613 new cases in Virginia:

  • 95 new cases in Norfolk
  • 37 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 31 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 30 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 29 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 27 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 25 new cases in Newport News
  • 23 new cases in Prince William County
  • 17 new cases in Roanoke and Suffolk
  • 15 new cases in Hampton, Henry County and Prince Edward County
  • 14 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 12 new cases in Richmond, Portsmouth and Gloucester County
  • 11 new cases in Alexandria
  • 10 new cases in James City County and Charlottesville
  • 9 new cases in Stafford County and Arlington County
  • 7 new cases in Spotsylvania County and King William County
  • 6 new cases in Culpeper County and Westmoreland County
  • 5 new cases in Fauquier County, Roanoke County, York County, Isle of Wight County, Franklin, Richmond County, Essex County, Frederick County and Rockingham County
  • 4 new cases in Henrico County and Washington County
  • 3 new cases in Hanover County, Halifax County, Martinsville, Shenandoah County, Harrisonburg, Greensville County and King George County
  • 2 new cases in Franklin County, Montgomery County, Botetourt County, Bedford County, Page County, Greene County, Manassas Park, Carroll County, Mecklenburg County, Emporia, Buchanan County and Southampton County
  • 1 new case in Petersburg, Buckingham County, Williamsburg, Warren County, Waynesboro, Hopewell, Wise County, Salem, Louisa County, Staunton, Fluvanna County, Danville, Goochland County, Caroline County, Fredericksburg, Orange County, Radford, Amelia County, Bristol, King and Queen County, Mathews County, Lancaster County and Poquoson
  • Brunswick County, Augusta County, Clarke County, Falls Church, Lexington, Nottoway county and Buena Vista have all decreased by one case
  • Sussex County has decreased by two cases

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 Thursday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 829,793 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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