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Virginia sees 645 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 127,571 statewide

There are now 2,684 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 7, Virginia is now reporting 127,571 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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

Monday’s total of 127,571 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 126,926 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 645 new cases in Virginia:

  • 72 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 58 new cases in Harrisonburg
  • 49 new cases in Norfolk
  • 38 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 36 new cases in Prince William County
  • 25 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 18 new cases in Richmond City and Smyth County
  • 15 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 14 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 13 new cases in Hanover County
  • 12 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 11 new cases in Henrico County, Alexandria, Lynchburg, Grayson County and Roanoke County
  • 10 new cases in Washington County, Bristol and Stafford County
  • 9 new cases in Newport News
  • 8 new cases in Arlington County and Fauquier County
  • 7 new cases in Radford, Danville, Spotsylvania County and Albemarle County
  • 6 new cases in Salem, Botetourt County ad Franklin County
  • 5 new cases in Suffolk, Chesterfield County, Wise County and Franklin City
  • 4 new cases in Bedford County, James City County, Carroll County, Manassas, Southampton County and Charlotte County
  • 3 new cases in Virginia Beach, Isle of Wight County, Frederick County, Portsmouth and Amelia County
  • 2 new cases in Charlottesville, Petersburg, Henry County, Manassas Park, Lee County, Campbell County, York County, Winchester, Greensville County, Culpeper County, Amherst County, Wythe County, Waynesboro, Surry County, Covington, Clarke County and Shenandoah County
  • 1 new case in Pittsylvania County, Hampton, Mecklenburg County, Martinsville, Fluvanna County, Halifax County, Fredericksburg, Richmond County, Tazewell County, Essex County, Sussex County, King and Queen County, Orange County, Giles County, Emporia, Appomattox County, King William County, Pulaski County, Russell County, Nelson County, Galax, Gloucester County, Warren County, King George County, Prince Edward County, Buckingham County, Cumberland County, Rappahannock County, Craig County and Buchanan County
  • Caroline County and Augusta County have decreased by one case

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

As of Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 1,809,545 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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