Virginia sees 9,914 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 439,305 statewide

There are now 5,729 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

As of January 17, Virginia is reporting 439,305 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

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As of Sunday, across Virginia, a total of 316,812 vaccines have been administered, with 33,470 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Sunday’s total of 439,305 cases marks an increase from Saturday’s total of 429,391 cases.

Here’s a breakdown of Sunday’s 9,914 new cases:

  • 1,485 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 1,356 new cases in Prince William County
  • 558 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 392 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 380 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 330 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 320 new cases in Henrico County
  • 206 new cases in Norfolk
  • 202 new cases in Newport News
  • 180 new cases in Petersburg
  • 172 new cases in Richmond City
  • 157 new cases in Arlington County
  • 141 new cases in Manassas
  • 134 new cases in Hampton and Hopewell
  • 132 new cases in Hanover County
  • 122 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 105 new cases in Bedford County, James City County and Pittsylvania County
  • 102 new cases in Danville
  • 101 new cases in Stafford County
  • 98 new cases in Alexandria
  • 90 new cases in Suffolk
  • 89 new cases in Fauquier County and Washington County
  • 82 new cases in Roanoke City
  • 81 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 80 new cases in Campbell county
  • 78 new cases in Rockingham County and Colonial Heights
  • 74 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 71 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 68 new cases in Prince George County
  • 59 new cases in Frederick County
  • 56 new cases in Prince Edward County
  • 51 new cases in Amherst County and Dinwiddie County
  • 48 new cases in Orange County
  • 45 new cases in Henry County, Nottoway County, Shenandoah County, Harrisonburg and Lee County
  • 44 new cases in Richmond County
  • 41 new cases in York County, Culpeper County and Albemarle County
  • 40 new cases in Franklin County
  • 38 new cases in Winchester
  • 37 new cases in Brunswick County
  • 36 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 35 new cases in Warren County and Greensville County
  • 32 new cases in Wythe County
  • 30 new cases in Halifax County
  • 27 new cases in Isle of Wight County, Page County, Louisa County, Fredericksburg and Goochland County
  • 26 new cases in Augusta County, Charlottesville, Rockbridge County and Falls Church
  • 25 new cases in Salem
  • 24 new cases in Sussex County
  • 22 new cases in Staunton, King George County, Tazewell County, Wise County and Charlotte County
  • 21 new cases in Appomattox County
  • 20 new cases in Mecklenburg County and Franklin City
  • 19 new cases in Martinsville, Gloucester County, Smyth County, Southampton County, Buckingham County and Fluvanna County
  • 18 new cases in Powhatan County, Pulaski County, Grayson County and Northampton County
  • 17 new cases in Alleghany County, Waynesboro, Carroll County and Caroline County
  • 16 new cases in New Kent County
  • 15 new cases in Accomack County, Nelson County, Giles County and Greene County
  • 14 new cases in Lunenburg County, Scott County and Charles City County
  • 13 new cases in Botetourt County, Amelia County, Patrick County and Lancaster County
  • 12 new cases in Westmoreland County, Fairfax City, Floyd County and Bristol
  • 11 new cases in Russell County, Radford, Manassas Park and Emporia
  • 10 new cases in Poquoson
  • 9 new cases in Cumberland Couty
  • 8 new cases in King William County, Bland County and Dickenson County
  • 7 new cases in Clarke County
  • 6 new cases in Middlesex County, Buena Vista and Williamsburg
  • 5 new cases in Madison County
  • 4 new cases in Surry County, Rappahannock County, Essex County and Highland County
  • 3 new cases in Bath County
  • 2 new cases in Buchanan County, Craig County, Norton, Northumberland County and King and Queen County
  • 1 new case in Lexington
  • Galax decreased by one case

As of Sunday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 5,878,744 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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