Virginia sees 972 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 71,642 statewide

There are now 1,968 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 71,642 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 13.

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

Monday’s total of 71,642 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 70,670 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the 972 new cases:

  • 157 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 96 new cases in Newport News
  • 74 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 73 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 56 new cases in Hampton
  • 40 new cases in Norfolk
  • 38 new cases in Prince William County
  • 31 new cases in Henrico County
  • 28 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 27 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 24 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 20 new cases in James City County
  • 19 new cases in Suffolk
  • 17 new cases in Richmond
  • 13 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 11 new cases in Albemarle County and Arlington County
  • 9 new cases in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg
  • 8 new cases in York County, Manassas, Hopewell and Brunswick County
  • 7 new cases in Hanover County and Northumberland County
  • 6 new cases in Roanoke and Montgomery County
  • 5 new cases in Fauquier County, Bedford County, Stafford County, Augusta County, Greensville County and Mecklenburg County
  • 4 new cases in Roanoke County, Fluvanna County, Halifax County, Shenandoah County, Culpepper County, Manassas Park, Williamsburg and Floyd County
  • 3 new cases in Danville, Southampton County, Lynchburg, Prince George County, Greene County, Petersburg, Page County, Staunton, Lancaster County and Buchanan County
  • 2 new cases in Winchester, Pittsylvania County, Frederick County, Franklin, Carroll County, Caroline County, Buena Vista, Scott County, Isle of Wight County, Waynesboro, Tazewell County, Lexington, Sussex County, Gloucester County, Charlotte County, Pulaski County, Smyth County, King William County, Poquoson and Cumberland County
  • One new case in Salem, Washington County, Spotsylvania County, New Kent County, Warren County, Botetourt County, Alexandria, Campbell County, Louisa County, Lee County, Galax, Colonial Heights, Orange County, Goochland County, Amelia County, King and Queen County, Richmond County, Clarke County, Prince Edward County, Appomattox County, Madison County, Surry County, Radford, Fairfax and Essex County

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

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 895,868 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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