Coronavirus update: Testing in Richmond this week; More than 550 new cases statewide

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the latest on the coronavirus pandemic for June 21, 2020:

The Virginia Department of Health reported 57,994 cases of COVID-19 — 55,504 confirmed and 2,490 probable — Sunday. The death toll is now at 1,611.

Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Association reported that 7,646 people with the virus have been released from the hospital. The VDH and VHHA do not report recoveries.

Free coronavirus testing in Richmond this week

There will be free testing events throughout the city this week. Here is when and where they are happening:

  • Tuesday, June 23: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Southwood Management Properties, 1400 Southwood Parkway.
  • Thursday, June 25: 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. at East Henrico Rec Center, 1440 N Laburnum Ave.

The events are for people who have Medicaid or don’t have insurance, who are ages 5 and older and have flu-like symptoms. Pre-registration is highly suggested; to register call 804-205-3501 anytime between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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