wsls logo

Virginia sees 1,199 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 126,926 statewide

There are now 2,678 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia reports 124,779 coronavirus cases
Virginia reports 124,779 coronavirus cases

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 6, Virginia is now reporting 126,926 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Sunday’s total of 126,926 marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 125,727 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 1,199 new cases by locality:

  • 141 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 107 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 92 new cases in Prince William County
  • 70 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 40 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 38 new cases in Henrico County
  • 36 new cases in Richmond
  • 33 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 32 new cases in Loudoun County and Roanoke
  • 29 new cases in Radford
  • 27 new cases in Newport News
  • 25 new cases in Prince George County
  • 24 new cases in Alexandria
  • 23 new cases in Danville
  • 22 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 19 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 18 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 14 new cases in Rockingham County, Hampton, Mecklenburg County and Spotsylvania County
  • 12 new cases in Arlington County, Washington County and Bristol
  • 11 new cases in Grayson County
  • 9 new cases in Suffolk and Isle of Wight County
  • 8 new cases n Chesterfield County, Bedford County and Hanover County
  • 7 new cases in Albemarle County, Stafford County, Roanoke County, Caroline County, Fauquier County, Frederick County and Salem
  • 6 new cases in Smyth County, Portsmouth and Petersburg
  • 5 new cases in Henry County, Wise County, Martinsville, Franklin, Louisa County, Manassas Park, Lee County, James City County and Fluvanna County
  • 4 new cases in Halifax County, Campbell County, Dinwiddie County, Fredericksburg, York County, Scott County, Botetourt County, Winchester, Northumberland County, Greensville County, Goochland County and Richmond County
  • 3 new cases in Carroll County, Norfolk, Franklin County, Tazewell County, Manassas, Hopewell, Essex County, Culpeper County, Augusta County, Amherst County, Sussex County, King and Queen County, Greene County, Orange County, Madison County and Norton
  • 2 new cases in Wythe County, Giles County, Staunton, Brunswick County, Emporia, Poquoson, Bland County, Appomattox County, Floyd County, Alleghany County and Dickenson County
  • 1 new case in Southampton county, Waynesboro, Patrick County, King William County, Surry County, Pulaski County, New Kent County, Russell County, Charlotte County, Accomack County, Nelson County, Page County, Amelia County, Westmoreland County, Galax, Gloucester County, Covington and Warren County
  • Fairfax and Colonial Heights have decreased by one case

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

As of Sunday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 1,783,802 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.