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Virginia sees 2,284 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 555,592 statewide

There are now 7,075 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

As of February 17, Virginia is reporting 555,592 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

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

As of Wednesday, a total of 1,427,750 vaccines have been administered across Virginia, with 366,058 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Here’s a breakdown of the 2,284 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 201 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 148 new cases in Roanoke
  • 127 new cases in Prince William County
  • 126 new cases in Henrico County
  • 122 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 102 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 82 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 80 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 72 new cases in Newport News
  • 68 new cases in Portsmouth and Albemarle County
  • 61 new cases in Richmond
  • 59 new cases in Norfolk
  • 53 new cases in Stafford County
  • 47 new cases in Lynchburg
  • 45 new cases in Hampton
  • 41 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 36 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Montgomery County
  • 31 new cases in Arlington County
  • 30 new cases in Danville
  • 28 new cases in Hanover County and Bedford County
  • 23 new cases in York County
  • 22 new cases in Hopewell
  • 21 new cases in Suffolk and Pittsylvania County
  • 20 new cases in Franklin County
  • 19 new cases in Alexandria and Waynesboro
  • 18 new cases in Gloucester County
  • 17 new cases in Rockbridge County
  • 16 new cases in Rockingham County, Halifax County and King George County
  • 15 new cases in Henry County and Augusta County
  • 14 new cases in Prince George County
  • 13 new cases in Lexington, Fauquier County and Wise County
  • 12 new cases in Frederick County and Amherst County
  • 11 new cases in Buchanan County, Culpeper County, Fredericksburg, Buena Vista and Orange County
  • 10 new cases in Campbell County, Warren County and Isle of Wight County
  • 9 new cases in Dinwiddie County
  • 8 new cases in Fluvanna County, King William County, Giles County, Franklin, Lee County, Floyd County and Caroline County
  • 7 new cases in Botetourt County, Williamsburg, Tazewell County, Goochland County, Louisa County, Colonial Heights and Russell County
  • 6 new cases in Harrisonburg, Staunton, Greene County, Amelia County, Nottoway County and Martinsville
  • 5 new cases in Shenandoah County, Appomattox County, Manassas, Mathews County, Greensville County, Middlesex County, Brunswick County, Dickenson County and Grayson County
  • 4 new cases in Powhatan County, James City County, Carroll County, Essex County, Nelson County and Scott County
  • 3 new cases in Radford, Charles City County, Smyth County, Madison County and Galax
  • 2 new cases in Covington, Pulaski County, Patrick County, Wythe County, Accomack County, Charlotte County, Mecklenburg County, Poquoson, Washington County, Page County, Buckingham County, Fairfax, Richmond County, King and Queen County and Alleghany County
  • 1 new case in New Kent County, Manassas Park, Falls Church, Sussex County, Westmoreland County, Northumberland County, Bristol, Rappahannock County, Northampton County, Bland County and Lunenburg County
  • Surry County and Norton decreased by 1 case
  • Winchester and Prince Edward County decreased by two cases
  • Salem decreased by 13 cases
  • Roanoke County decreased by 83 cases

As of Wednesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 7,128,475 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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