Virginia sees 6,757 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 429,391 statewide

There are now 5,706 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

As of January 16, Virginia is reporting 429,391 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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As of Saturday, across Virginia, a total of 295,202 vaccines have been administered, with 32,059 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Saturday’s total of 429,391 cases marks an increase from Friday’s total of 422,634 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Saturday’s 6,757 new cases:

  • 735 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 431 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 396 new cases in Prince William County
  • 344 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 333 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 326 new cases in Henrico County
  • 210 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 144 new cases in Richmond City
  • 139 new cases in Newport News
  • 137 new cases in Hampton
  • 123 new cases in Norfolk
  • 120 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 116 new cases in Halifax County
  • 113 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 110 new cases in Stafford County
  • 102 new cases in Bedford County
  • 100 new cases in Suffolk
  • 99 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 95 new cases in Campbell County
  • 94 new cases in Arlington County
  • 87 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 84 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 77 new cases in Frederick County
  • 72 new cases in Augusta County
  • 66 new cases in Alexandria County
  • 65 new cases in James City County
  • 62 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 61 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 58 new cases in Petersburg
  • 53 new cases in Amherst County
  • 50 new cases in Henry County
  • 48 new cases in Franklin County
  • 45 new cases in Nottoway County
  • 44 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 43 new cases in York County
  • 42 new cases in Prince Edward County
  • 41 new cases in Shenandoah County
  • 39 new cases in Culpeper county and Richmond County
  • 37 new cases in Orange County
  • 36 new cases in Salem and Alleghany County
  • 35 new cases in Isle of Wight County and Page County
  • 34 new cases in Botetourt County
  • 33 new cases in Dinwiddie County and Waynesboro
  • 32 new cases in Danville
  • 31 new cases in Prince George County and Mecklenburg County
  • 30 new cases in Albemarle County, Louisa County and Appomattox County
  • 29 new cases in Harrisonburg and Washington County
  • 28 new cases in Staunton and Powhatan County
  • 27 new cases in Manassas
  • 26 new cases in Hanover County, King George County and Martinsville
  • 25 new cases in Accomack County, Gloucester County, Carroll County and Winchester
  • 24 new cases in Brunswick County
  • 23 new cases in Montgomery County and Smyth County
  • 22 new cases in Hopewell
  • 20 new cases in Caroline County and Nelson County
  • 19 new cases in Southampton County
  • 17 new cases in Wythe County, Sussex County, Warren County and Colonial Heights
  • 16 new cases in Covington
  • 13 new cases in Russell County, Tazewell County, Wise County, Pulaski County and Clarke County
  • 12 new cases in Giles County
  • 11 new cases in Charlottesville, King William County, Buckingham County and Charlotte County
  • 10 new cases in Fluvanna County, Buchanan County, Westmoreland County, Grayson County, Fairfax City and Craig County
  • 9 new cases in Floyd County, Franklin City, Poquoson, Bath County and Amelia County
  • 8 new cases in Rockbridge County, Radford, Greensville County, Lexington and Patrick County
  • 7 new cases in New Kent County, Lunenburg, Cumberland County, Middlesex County, Lee County, Surry County and Rappahannock County
  • 6 new cases in Lancaster County and Norton
  • 5 new cases in Greene County, Northampton County, Manassas Park, Bland County, Madison County, Buena Vista, Scott County and Falls Church
  • 4 new cases in Galax, Essex County and Mathews County
  • 3 new cases in Goochland County, Dickenson County and Bristol
  • 2 new cases in Northumberland County, Emporia and King and Queen County
  • 1 new case in Highland County
  • Williamsburg decreased by 13 cases

As of Saturday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,915,263 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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