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Virginia sees 897 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 100,086 statewide

There are now 2,326 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 100,086 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of August 9.

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

Sunday’s total of 100,086 marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 99,189 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of today’s 897 new cases:

  • 78 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 74 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 63 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 60 new cases in Prince William County
  • 40 new cases in Cheaspeake
  • 38 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 33 new cases in Richmond
  • 32 new cases in jenrico County
  • 26 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 24 new cases in Suffolk
  • 19 new cases in Greensville County
  • 18 new cases in Hampton and Floyd County
  • 17 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 15 new cases in Alexandria, Arlington County and Spotsylvania County
  • 12 new cases in Chesterfield County, Bedford County and Washington County
  • 11 new cases in Newport News
  • 10 new cases in Amherst County, Danville and Manassas
  • 9 new cases in Culpeper County, Henry County and Greene County
  • 8 new cases in Stafford County, Roanoke, Petersburg and Bland County
  • 7 new cases in Campbell County, Carroll County and Martinsville
  • 6 new cases in James City County
  • 5 new cases in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Sussex County, York County and Grayson County
  • 4 new cases in Mecklenburg County, Wise County, Isle of Wight County, Fluvanna County, Gloucester County, Prince George County, Middlesex County, Williamsburg, Montgomery County and Franklin County
  • 3 new cases in Norfolk, Patrick County, Russell County, Southampton County, Nelson County, Manassas Park, Essex County, Hanover County, Franklin, King George County, Fredericksburg, Hopewell, Powhatan County, Surry County, Fairfax, King and Queen County, Buchanan County and Roanoke County
  • 2 new cases in Fauquier County, Westmoreland County, Smyth County, Caroline County, Page County, Dinwiddie County, Radford, Botetourt County, Goochland County and Halifax County
  • 1 new case in Portsmouth, Augusta County, Scott County, Lee County, Pulaski County, New Kent County, Madison County, Dickenson County, Brunswick County, Appomattox County, Harrisonburg, Bristol, Lancaster County, Northumberland County, Rappahannock County, Frederick County, Poquoson, Emportia, Giles County and Galax

[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 1,350,486 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.

About the Author:

Samantha Smith joined WSLS 10’s award-winning digital team as a digital content producer in July 2018.