Virginia sees 1,002 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 75,433 statewide

There are now 2,013 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 75,433 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 17.

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

Friday’s total of 75,433 marks an increase from Thursday’s total of 74,431 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 1,02 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 132 new cases in Norfolk
  • 124 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 56 new cases in Prince William County
  • 51 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 45 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 44 new cases in Fairfax County and Newport News
  • 43 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 29 new cases in Suffolk
  • 23 new cases in Henrico County and Richmond
  • 19 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 18 new cases in Hampton
  • 16 new cases in Alexandria, Lynchburg and Spotsylvania County
  • 15 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 14 new cases in Smyth County
  • 13 new cases in Arlington County
  • 12 new cases in Culpeper County and Manassas
  • 10 new cases in Albemarle County and York County
  • 8 new cases in Hopewell, Fauquier County and New Kent County
  • 7 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 6 new cases in Nottoway County, James City County, Danville, Rockingham County, Isle of Wight County and Gloucester County
  • 5 new cases in Stafford County, Frederick County, Winchester, Roanoke and Washington County
  • 4 new cases in Henry County, Staunton, Hanover County, Louisa County, Shenandoah County, Waynesboro, Warren County, Manassas Park and Greene County
  • 3 new cases in Prince George County, Page County, Goochland County, Orange County, Williamsburg City, Caroline County, Montgomery County, Amelia County, Lexington, Campbell County, Brunswick County, Accomack County and Fluvanna County
  • 2 new cases in Augusta County, Harrisonburg, Mecklenburg County, Powhatan County, Sussex County, Grayson County, Amherst County, Wise County, Fredericksburg, Rappahannock County, Southampton County, Floyd County, Northumberland County, Salem, Madison County and Richmond County
  • 1 new case in Petersburg, Carroll County, Martinsville, Rockbridge County, Bedford County, Lee County, Buena Vista, Buchanan County, Dinwiddie County, Nelson County, Roanoke County, Botetourt County, Tazewell County, Dickenson County, Northampton County, King George County, Patrick County, Russell County, Pulaski County, Poquoson, Radford, Prince Edward County, Buckingham County and Covington
  • King William County, Essex County, Fairfax and Lunenburg County all decreased by one case
  • Westmoreland County decreased by two cases

[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 964,222 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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