RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 113,630 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of August 24.
Monday’s total of 113,630 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 112,966 cases.
Here’s a breakdown of today’s 664 new cases:
- 82 new cases in Fairfax County
- 51 new cases in Prince William County
- 46 new cases in Virginia Beach
- 41 new cases in Chesapeake
- 40 new cases in Henrico County
- 33 new cases in Radford
- 27 new cases in Richmond
- 23 new cases in Loudoun County
- 17 new cases in Arlington County and Spotsylvania County
- 15 new cases in Newport News
- 14 new cases in Chesterfield County
- 13 new cases in Alexandria, Montgomery County, Stafford County and Harrisonburg
- 11 new cases in James City County
- 9 new cases in Hampton and Suffolk
- 7 new cases in Lynchburg, Isle of Wight County and King George County
- 6 new cases in Frederick County and Roanoke city
- 5 new cases in Petersburg, York County, Caroline County, Roanoke County, Brunswick County and Richmond County
- 4 new cases in Manassas, Franklin, Wise County, Carroll County, Salem, Galax and Botetourt County
- 3 new cases in Fauquier County, Pittsylvania County, Henry County, Smyth County, Amherst County, Culpeper County, Scott County, Lee County, Lancaster County and Floyd County
- 2 new cases in Bedford County, Danville, Campbell County, Albemarle County, Hanover County, Emporia, Fredericksburg, Prince George County, Southampton County, Grayson County, Dinwiddie County, Martinsville, Hopewell, Louisa County, New Kent County, Northumberland County, Surry County, Waynesboro and Gloucester County
- 1 new case in Appomattox County, Charlottesville, Augusta County, Pulaski County, Charles City County, Mecklenburg County, Williamsburg, Poquoson, Rockingham County, Shenandoah County, Franklin County, Greene County, Rockbridge County, Goochland County, Fluvanna County, Powhatan County, Essex County, Nelson County, Lexington and King and Queen County
Patrick County and Colonial Heights each reported one fewer case. The Virginia Department of Health has previously told 10 News that, numbers on the website are preliminary, and changes of this nature are due to inaccurate residency information that was later corrected.
As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 1,599,596 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.