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Virginia sees 2,034 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 559,930 statewide

There are now 7,098 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

Virginia reports 2,034 new coronavirus cases
Virginia reports 2,034 new coronavirus cases

As of February 19, Virginia is reporting 559,930 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

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

As of Friday, a total of 1,471,242 vaccines have been administered across Virginia, with 393,306 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Here’s a breakdown of the 2,034 new coronavirus cases reported in Virginia today:

  • 213 new cases in Roanoke County
  • 182 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 127 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 114 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 107 new cases in Charlottesville
  • 102 new cases in Prince William County
  • 83 new cases in Norfolk
  • 81 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 80 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 76 new cases in Albemarle County
  • 65 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 64 new cases in Newport News
  • 61 new cases in Richmond
  • 47 new cases in Hampton
  • 42 new cases in Arlington County
  • 37 new cases in Henrico County
  • 31 new cases in Portsmouth
  • 29 new cases in Petersburg
  • 27 new cases in Spotsylvania County
  • 23 new cases in Hanover County and Botetourt County
  • 22 new cases in Suffolk and Stafford County
  • 21 new cases in Alexandria
  • 20 new cases in Frederick County
  • 19 new cases in Pittsylvania County
  • 18 new cases in Campbell County and Prince George County
  • 17 new cases in York County
  • 16 new cases in Fluvanna County and Southampton County
  • 14 new cases in Rockingham County and Colonial Heights
  • 13 new cases in Danville, Warren County, King William County and Louisa County
  • 12 new cases in Greensville County
  • 11 new cases in Isle of Wight County, Hopewell, Lexington, Fauquier County and Wythe County
  • 10 new cases in Halifax County
  • 9 new cases in Gloucester County
  • 8 new cases in Salem, Greene County, Wise County, Smyth County and Richmond County
  • 7 new cases in Lynchburg, Dinwiddie County, Accomack County, Patrick County and Northumberland County
  • 6 new cases in Shenandoah County, James City County, Powhatan County, Dickenson County and Lunenburg County
  • 5 new cases in Augusta County, Franklin County, Page County, Mathews County, Brunswick County, Appomattox County, King George County, Sussex County, Martinsville and Fredericksburg
  • 4 new cases in Henry County, Prince Edward County, Middlesex County, Lancaster County, Clarke County, Charlotte County, Essex County, Buena Vista and Winchester
  • 3 new cases in Harrisonburg, Franklin, Waynesboro, Amherst County, Culpeper County, Northampton County, Radford, Manassas, Fairfax, Caroline County, Westmoreland County, Giles County, Surry County, Pulaski County, Lee County, Craig County, Alleghany County and Williamsburg
  • 2 new cases in Staunton, Goochland County, New Kent County, Scott County, Covington, Poquoson, Nelson County, Highland County, Galax and Washington County
  • 1 new case in Buckingham County, Floyd County, Grayson County, King and Queen County, Charles City County, Falls Church, Amelia County and Bland County
  • Rockbridge County, Tazewell County, Bristol, and Bath County all decreased by one case
  • Russell County decreased by three cases
  • Roanoke City decreased by 201 cases

According to the health department, decreases in cases can be attributed to a person getting tested in a different locality than where they live or the automation process for electronically reported lab results may attach the wrong jurisdiction for a particular zip code.

As of Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 7,204,657 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.