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Virginia sees 844 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 81,237 statewide

There are now 2,054 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 81,237 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of July 23.

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

Thursday’s total of 81,237 marks an increase from Wednesday’s total of 80,393 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 844 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 100 new cases in Norfolk
  • 62 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 56 new cases in Prince William County
  • 48 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 45 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 32 new cases in Newport News
  • 30 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 29 new cases in Suffolk
  • 27 new cases in Henrico County and Richmond
  • 24 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 21 new cases in Alexandria
  • 20 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 17 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 15 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Danville
  • 14 new cases in Hampton and Charlottesville
  • 13 new cases in Arlington County
  • 12 new cases in Stafford County
  • 9 new cases in Henry County and Manassas
  • 8 new cases in Hanover County and Montgomery County
  • 7 new cases in James City County, Sussex County and Frederick County
  • 6 new cases in Lee County, York County, Fauquier County, Isle of Wight County, Fredericksburg, Roanoke County and Petersburg
  • 5 new cases in Bedford County, Roanoke, Prince George County, Wythe County, Pittsylvania County and Southampton County
  • 4 new cases in Waynesboro, Caroline County, Bristol, Northampton County and Greensville
  • 3 new cases in Gloucester County, Culpeper County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, Grayson County, Buckingham County, Powhatan County, Carroll County, Mecklenburg County, Wise County, Norton and Augusta County
  • 2 new cases in Martinsville, Accomack County, Rockingham County, Hopewell, Williamsburg City, Winchester, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Emporia, Louisa County, Page County and Botetourt County
  • 1 new case in Lynchburg, Orange County, Brunswick County, New Kent County, Manassas Park, Tazewell County, Halifax County, Surry County, Franklin City, Washington County, Goochland County, Buena Vista, Amherst County, Galax, Russell County, Nelson County, Charlotte County, Lunenburg County, Salem, Pulaski County, Amelia County, Dickenson County, King George County, Smyth County, Lancaster County, Bath County, Buchanan County and Falls Church
  • Richmond County, Floyd County, Warren County and Madison County have decreased by one case
  • Clarke County has decreased by two cases
  • Shenandoah County has decreased by six cases

[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 1,066,585 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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