Virginia sees 1,307 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 99,189 statewide

There are now 2,322 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 99,189 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of August 8.

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

Saturday’s total of 99,189 marks an increase from Friday’s total of 97,882 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Saturday’s 1,307 cases:

  • 114 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 88 new cases in Prince William County
  • 71 new cases in Norfolk
  • 67 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 61 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 58 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 55 new cases in Mecklenburg County
  • 44 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 38 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 37 new cases in Hampton
  • 32 new cases in Portsmouth and Alexandria
  • 28 new cases in Henrico County and Newport News
  • 27 new cases in Suffolk
  • 25 new cases in Arlington County
  • 22 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 20 new cases in Richmond and Patrick County
  • 17 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 16 new cases in Stafford County, Albemarle County and Campbell County
  • 14 new cases in Prince Edward County
  • 11 new cases in Amherst County, Greensville County, Russell County and Augusta County
  • 10 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 9 new cases in Roanoke, Danville and Wise County
  • 8 new cases in Fauquier County, Culpeper County and Accomack County
  • 7 new cases in Southampton County, Manassas, Sussex County and Westmoreland County
  • 6 new cases in Henry County, Pittsylvania County, James City County, York County, Bedford County, Carroll County, Martinsville, Smyth County, Floyd County, Washington County, Caroline County, Nelson County, Page County and Manassas Park
  • 5 new cases in Scott County, Essex County, Isle of Wight County, Rockingham County, Orange County, Dinwiddie County and Waynesboro
  • 4 new cases in Hanover County, Franklin, King George County, Fredericksburg, Lee County, Hopewell, Fluvanna County, Gloucester County, Slame, Staunton, King William County, Grayson County, Buckingham County, Pulaski County
  • 3 new cases in Prince George County, Radford, Powhatan County, Wythe County, New Kent County and Middlesex County
  • 2 new cases in Botetourt County, Colonial Heights, Surry County, Madison County, Goochland County, Lunenburg County and Dickenson County
  • 1 new case in Petersburg, Brunswick County, Tazewell County, Halifax County, Louisa County, Appomattox County, Harrisonburg, Bristol, Fairfax, Cumberland County, Nottoway County, Lancaster County, Alleghany County, Williamsburg, Charlotte County, Northumberland County, Mathews County, Amelia County, Clarke County, Warren County, Greene County, Northampton County, Charles City County, Rappahannock County, Richmond County and Rockbridge County

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

As of Saturday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 1,328,633 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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