Coronavirus updates: Virginia has conducted more than 969K COVID-19 tests


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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the commonwealth’s latest data on the coronavirus pandemic for Thursday, July 23, 2020:

The Virginia Department of Health reported 844 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, as the state reaches 81,237 COVID-19 cases. So far, 969,145 COVID-19 tests have been conducted. The statewide’s positivity rate is at 7.7. percent.

Hospitalizations are also up by 86.

2,054 people have died in Virginia from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

COVID-19 in Virginia

Here’s a breakdown of cases in our area:

  • Charles City County: 97 cases, 5 death
  • Chesterfield County: 6,869 cases, 101 deaths
  • City of Colonial Heights: 298 cases, 26 deaths
  • City of Hopewell: 497 cases, 7 deaths
  • City of Richmond: 5,218 cases, 68 deaths
  • Dinwiddie County: 501 cases, 12 deaths
  • Goochland County: 321 cases, 7 deaths
  • Hanover County: 1,580 cases, 42 deaths
  • Henrico County: 6,136 cases, 229 deaths
  • New Kent County: 276 cases, 3 death
  • Powhatan County: 294 cases, 5 deaths
Coronavirus Updates

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