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Virginia sees 1,155 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 565,270 statewide

There are now 7,486 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

That brings the total number of cases to 559,930
That brings the total number of cases to 559,930

As of February 22, Virginia is reporting 565,270 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.

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

As of Monday, a total of 1,602,502 vaccines have been administered across Virginia, with 481,287 people being fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Here’s a breakdown of the 1,155 new coronavirus cases reported in Virginia:

  • 113 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 90 new cases in Virginia Beach
  • 68 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 66 new cases in Prince William County
  • 64 new cases in Richmond
  • 55 new cases in Henrico County
  • 50 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 38 new cases in Chesapeake
  • 32 new cases in Newport News and Norfolk
  • 24 new cases in Arlington County
  • 22 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 21 new cases in Portsmouth and Hanover County
  • 19 new cases in Spotsylvania County and Fauquier County
  • 18 new cases in Suffolk
  • 16 new cases in Petersburg
  • 15 new cases in Alexandria and Danville
  • 14 new cases in Roanoke and James City County
  • 12 new cases in Frederick County, Isle of Wight County and Hopewell
  • 11 new cases in Charlottesville, Albemarle County and Roanoke County
  • 9 new cases in Halifax County, Pittsylvania County and Culpeper County
  • 8 new cases in York County, Stafford County, Rockbridge County and Salem
  • 7 new cases in Hampton, Harrisonburg and Manassas
  • 6 new cases in Botetourt County, Accomack County and Augusta County
  • 5 new cases in Prince George County, Warren County, Campbell County, Winchester, King William County and King George County
  • 4 new cases in Lynchburg, Waynesboro, Southampton County, Fluvanna County, Northumberland County, Fredericksburg, Louisa County, Grayson County and Lee County
  • 3 new cases in Shenandoah County, Rockingham County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, New Kent County, Mathews County, Nottoway County, Pulaski County, Henry County, Caroline County, Franklin, Brunswick County, Tazewell County, Northampton County, Wythe County, Carroll County, Wise County, Staunton and Greensville County
  • 2 new cases in Page County, Powhatan County, Franklin County, Appomattox County, Goochland County, Buckingham County, Scott County, Charlotte County, Alleghany County, Sussex County, Galax, Smyth County, Cumberland County and Nelson County
  • 1 new case in Richmond County, Bedford County, Orange County, Giles County, Radford, Buena Vista, Middlesex County, Clarke County, Chalres City County, Amherst County, Lancaster County, Russell County, Amelia County, Washington County, Rappahannock County and Patrick County
  • Greene County, Prince Edward County, Falls Church and Bristol decreased by one case
  • Williamsburg decreased by three 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 Monday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 7,288,594 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.