Virginia Coronavirus Map and Case Count

Tracking Coronavirus in Virginia: Latest Map and Case Count

New reported cases

5,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
New cases
7–day average
699

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests

Apr. 2020 May 2021

Hospitalized

Apr. 2020 May 2021

Deaths

Apr. 2020 May 2021
Avg. on May 11 14-Day Change Total Reported
cases 699 –37% 667,586
tests 17,108 –12%
hospitalized 806 –21%
deaths 14 –3% 10,919
About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). Tests, hospitalizations and deaths show seven-day averages. Hospitalization data may not yet be available for yesterday. Figures shown are the most recent data available.
About this data The hot spots map shows the share of population with a new reported case over the last week.

Vaccinations

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Fully vaccinated

38%

At least one dose

50%
About this data Source: Centers for Disease Control. Percentage vaccinated is based on all residents including children, who are not currently eligible to be vaccinated.

Vaccinations

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Fully vaccinated

38%

At least one dose

50%
About this data Source: Centers for Disease Control. Percentage vaccinated is based on all residents including children, who are not currently eligible to be vaccinated.
Reopening June 15 If coronavirus metrics remain stable and vaccination progress continues. Masks mandatory indoors

Gov. Ralph S. Northam, a Democrat, has modified the current executive order to align with C.D.C. mask guidance and increased capacity limits on outdoor sporting events. Starting May 15, capacity limits will be increased for indoor sporting events, gathering limits will be extended to 100 people indoors and 250 outdoors and restaurants will be allowed to stay open and sell alcohol after midnight. Mr. Northam expects to ease the remaining restrictions by mid-June if cases remain stable and vaccination progress continues. More details ›

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Reopening June 15 If coronavirus metrics remain stable and vaccination progress continues. Masks mandatory indoors

Gov. Ralph S. Northam, a Democrat, has modified the current executive order to align with C.D.C. mask guidance and increased capacity limits on outdoor sporting events. Starting May 15, capacity limits will be increased for indoor sporting events, gathering limits will be extended to 100 people indoors and 250 outdoors and restaurants will be allowed to stay open and sell alcohol after midnight. Mr. Northam expects to ease the remaining restrictions by mid-June if cases remain stable and vaccination progress continues. More details ›

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How trends have changed in Virginia

New reported cases by day
5,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
New cases
7–day average
699

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests by day
20,000
40,000 tests
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
Tests
7–day average
0
Hospitalizations
1,000
2,000
3,000 hospitalized
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
7–day average
806
New reported deaths by day
50
100
150 deaths
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
Reported many older deaths over several days
Deaths
7–day average
14

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). The seven-day average is the average of a day and the previous six days of data. Currently hospitalized is the most recent number of patients with Covid-19 reported by hospitals in the state for the four days prior. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals. Hospitalization numbers early in the pandemic are undercounts due to incomplete reporting by hospitals to the federal government. Tests represent the number of individual P.C.R. viral test specimens tested by laboratories and state health departments and reported to the federal government.

Outbreak clusters

Since March 2020, The Times has paid special attention to cases in the types of places with some of the worst outbreaks, like nursing homes, food processing plants and correctional facilities.

Cases Connected To Location Cases
University of Virginia Charlottesville, Va. 3,470
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. 3,188
James Madison University Harrisonburg, Va. 2,226
Liberty University Lynchburg, Va. 1,601
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Va. 1,139
George Mason University Fairfax, Va. 706
Radford University Radford, Va. 679
University of Richmond Richmond, Va. 517
Virginia Military Institute Lexington, Va. 513
Old Dominion University Norfolk, Va. 471
About this data Information on cases linked to these places comes from official releases by governments, companies and institutions directly. The Times is publishing lists of groupings of 50 or more cases related to a specific site, workplace or event.

About the data

In data for Virginia, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state. Virginia typically releases new data each day. Weekend counts may be lower because fewer sources report to the state. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified the following reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data:

  • March 19, 2021: Virginia removed around 90 deaths that were determined to be unrelated to Covid-19.
  • March 3, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • March 1, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • Feb. 26, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • Nov. 23, 2020: Virginia added many cases from the previous two days after data system maintenance.
  • Nov. 16, 2020: Virginia added many cases from the previous several days after data system maintenance.
  • Sept. 15, 2020: Virginia added additional deaths because of a data backlog.
  • Aug. 7, 2020: Virginia added a backlog of cases from the previous two days after resolving a technical issue.
  • May 6, 2020: Virginia did not release new data because of a technical issue.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible.

Credits

By Jordan Allen, Sarah Almukhtar, Aliza Aufrichtig, Anne Barnard, Matthew Bloch, Sarah Cahalan, Weiyi Cai, Julia Calderone, Keith Collins, Matthew Conlen, Lindsey Cook, Gabriel Gianordoli, Amy Harmon, Rich Harris, Adeel Hassan, Jon Huang, Danya Issawi, Danielle Ivory, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Alex Lemonides, Eleanor Lutz, Allison McCann, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Jugal K. Patel, Alison Saldanha, Kirk Semple, Shelly Seroussi, Julie Walton Shaver, Anjali Singhvi, Charlie Smart, Mitch Smith, Albert Sun, Rumsey Taylor, Derek Watkins, Timothy Williams, Jin Wu and Karen Yourish.   ·   Reporting was contributed by Jeff Arnold, Ian Austen, Mike Baker, Brillian Bao, Ellen Barry, Samone Blair, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Aurelien Breeden, Elisha Brown, Emma Bubola, Maddie Burakoff, Alyssa Burr, Christopher Calabrese, Julia Carmel, Zak Cassel, Robert Chiarito, Izzy Colón, Matt Craig, Yves De Jesus, Brendon Derr, Brandon Dupré, Melissa Eddy, John Eligon, Timmy Facciola, Bianca Fortis, Jake Frankenfield, Matt Furber, Robert Gebeloff, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Matthew Goldstein, Grace Gorenflo, Rebecca Griesbach, Benjamin Guggenheim, Barbara Harvey, Lauryn Higgins, Josh Holder, Jake Holland, Anna Joyce, John Keefe, Ann Hinga Klein, Jacob LaGesse, Alex Lim, Alex Matthews, Patricia Mazzei, Jesse McKinley, Miles McKinley, K.B. Mensah, Sarah Mervosh, Jacob Meschke, Lauren Messman, Andrea Michelson, Jaylynn Moffat-Mowatt, Steven Moity, Paul Moon, Derek M. Norman, Anahad O’Connor, Ashlyn O’Hara, Azi Paybarah, Elian Peltier, Sean Plambeck, Laney Pope, Elisabetta Povoledo, Cierra S. Queen, Savannah Redl, Scott Reinhard, Chloe Reynolds, Thomas Rivas, Frances Robles, Natasha Rodriguez, Jess Ruderman, Kai Schultz, Alex Schwartz, Emily Schwing, Libby Seline, Rachel Sherman, Sarena Snider, Brandon Thorp, Alex Traub, Maura Turcotte, Tracey Tully, Lisa Waananen Jones, Amy Schoenfeld Walker, Jeremy White, Kristine White, Bonnie G. Wong, Tiffany Wong, Sameer Yasir and John Yoon.   ·   Data acquisition and additional work contributed by Will Houp, Andrew Chavez, Michael Strickland, Tiff Fehr, Miles Watkins, Josh Williams, Nina Pavlich, Carmen Cincotti, Ben Smithgall, Andrew Fischer, Rachel Shorey, Blacki Migliozzi, Alastair Coote, Jaymin Patel, John-Michael Murphy, Isaac White, Steven Speicher, Hugh Mandeville, Robin Berjon, Thu Trinh, Carolyn Price, James G. Robinson, Phil Wells, Yanxing Yang, Michael Beswetherick, Michael Robles, Nikhil Baradwaj, Ariana Giorgi, Bella Virgilio, Dylan Momplaisir, Avery Dews, Bea Malsky, Ilana Marcus and Jason Kao.

Additional contributions to Covid-19 risk assessments and guidance by Eleanor Peters Bergquist, Aaron Bochner, Shama Cash-Goldwasser and Sheri Kardooni of Resolve to Save Lives.

About the data

In data for Virginia, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state. Virginia typically releases new data each day. Weekend counts may be lower because fewer sources report to the state. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified the following reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data:

  • March 19, 2021: Virginia removed around 90 deaths that were determined to be unrelated to Covid-19.
  • March 3, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • March 1, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • Feb. 26, 2021: Over several days, Virginia added many deaths that occurred earlier in 2021.
  • Nov. 23, 2020: Virginia added many cases from the previous two days after data system maintenance.
  • Nov. 16, 2020: Virginia added many cases from the previous several days after data system maintenance.
  • Sept. 15, 2020: Virginia added additional deaths because of a data backlog.
  • Aug. 7, 2020: Virginia added a backlog of cases from the previous two days after resolving a technical issue.
  • May 6, 2020: Virginia did not release new data because of a technical issue.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible.