Virginia sees 791 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 45,398 statewide


RICHMOND, Va. – There are now 45,398 cases of the coronavirus in Virginia as of June 1.

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Monday’s total of 45,398 marks an increase from Sunday’s total of 44,607, Saturday’s total of 43,611 cases, Friday’s total of 42,533, Thursday’s total of 41,401, Wednesday’s total of 40,249 and Tuesday’s total of 39,342.

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As of Sunday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 362,534 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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