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Virginia sees 904 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 74,431 statewide

There are now 2,007 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 74,431 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 16.

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

Thursday’s total of 74,431 marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 73,527 cases.

Here is an update of the 904 new cases in Virginia:

  • 146 new cases in Norfolk
  • 135 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 68 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 40 new cases in Newport News
  • 38 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 35 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 34 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 33 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 31 new cases in Prince William County
  • 25 new cases in Richmond
  • 21 new cases in Alexandria
  • 17 new cases in Henrico County
  • 15 new cases in Hampton
  • 14 new cases in Suffolk, Arlington County, Spotsylvania County and Shenandoah County
  • 13 new cases in Hanover County
  • 11 new cases in Stafford County
  • 8 new cases in Sussex County and Halifax County
  • 7 new cases in Roanoke County, Southampton County and Salem
  • 6 new cases in Henry County
  • 5 new cases in Frederick County, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Rockingham County, Isle of Wight County, Roanoke, Washington County and Fauquier County
  • 4 new cases in Petersburg, Carroll County, Waynesboro, Caroline County, Hopewell and Galax
  • 3 new cases in Pittsylvania County, Danville, Harrisonburg, Buchanan County, Montgomery County, Franklin, Botetourt County, Scott County and Smyth County
  • 2 new cases in James City County, Staunton, Bedford County, Mecklenburg County, Manassas, Wythe County, Greensville County, Grayson County, Franklin County, King William County, Essex County, Bland County and Emporia
  • 1 new case in Nottway County, Prince George County, Culpeper County, Augusta County, York County, Gloucester County, Warren County, Orange County, Dinwiddie County, Williamsburg, Amelia County, Amherst County, Manassas Park, Wise County, Tazewell County, Alleghany County, Dickenson County, Northampton County, King George County, Patrick County, Russell County, Pulaski County, Radford, Bristol, Lunenberg County, Charlotte County, Buckingham County, Craig County, Bath County and Madison County
  • Page County, Lexington, Campbell County and Cumberland County all decreased by one case

[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 946,617 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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