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Virginia sees 1,770 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 553,308 statewide

There are now 7,037 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That's an increase of 1,770 cases since yesterday
That's an increase of 1,770 cases since yesterday

As of February 16, Virginia is reporting 553,308 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

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

As of Tuesday, a total of 1,399,221 vaccines have been administered across Virginia, with 351,441 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Here’s a breakdown of the 1,770 new cases in Virginia today:

  • 189 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 129 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 105 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 101 new cases in Prince William County
  • 81 new cases in Henrico County
  • 72 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 64 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 44 new cases in Norfolk
  • 42 new cases in Arlington County
  • 41 new cases in Richmond
  • 40 new cases in Stafford County and Spotsylvania County
  • 31 new cases in Alexandria, Campbell County and Henry County
  • 30 new cases in Portsmouth and Hanover County
  • 29 new cases in Hampton
  • 28 new cases in Bedford County
  • 27 new cases in Newport News and Suffolk
  • 25 new cases in Frederick County
  • 23 new cases in Rockingham County
  • 21 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 20 new cases in Roanoke
  • 19 new cases in Lexington
  • 18 new cases in Fauquier County
  • 16 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 15 new cases in Powhatan County and Charlottesville
  • 14 new cases in Halifax County
  • 13 new cases in Montgomery County and Harrisonburg
  • 12 new cases in Danville and Gloucester County
  • 11 new cases in Fluvanna County, Shenandoah County and Dinwiddie County
  • 10 new cases in Pittsylvania County, James City County, Winchester and Warren County
  • 9 new cases in York County, New Kent County, Appomattox County and Covington
  • 8 new cases in Petersburg, Isle of Wight County and Botetourt County
  • 7 new cases in Hopewell, King William County, Waynesboro, Pulaski County and Patrick County
  • 6 new cases in Franklin County, Augusta County, Wythe County, Carroll County, Buchanan County, Amherst County and Radford
  • 5 new cases in Prince George County and Southampton County
  • 4 new cases in Rockbridge County, Accomack County, Clarke County, Williamsburg, Charlotte County and Charles City County
  • 3 new cases in Culpeper County, Staunton, Lynchburg, Mecklenburg County, Manassas, Salem, Manassas Park, Tazewell County, Greene County, Mathews County, Poquoson, Washington County, Page County, Lancaster County, Falls Church, Sussex County and Westmoreland County
  • 2 new cases in Greensville County, Goochland County, King George County, Fredericksburg, Buckingham County, Northumberland County, Fairfax, Essex County, Wise County, Cumberland County, Middlesex County, Amelia County, Nelson County, Nottoway County, Bristol, Rappahannock County and Buena Vista
  • 1 new case in Orange County, Giles County, Richmond County, Franklin, Scott County, Smyth County, Emporia, Lee County, Northumberland County, Floyd County and Craig County
  • Colonial Heights, Grayson County, Russell County, Galax, Lunenburg County, King and Queen County and Bath County decreased by one case
  • Prince Edward County decreased by five cases
  • Alleghany County decreased by six cases

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 7,093,916 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.