The rate of new cases of COVID-19 in Northern Virginia continued to drop Monday, with the 7-day average at its lowest level in more than two months.

The Virginia Department of Health reported 151 new cases in Northern Virginia, bringing the 7-day average to 188. Statewide, health officials reported 380 new cases — the lowest single-day total in two months.

Hospitalizations in Northern Virginia climbed from 326 to 328 in the latest daily report. It's only a slight increase, but the first in more than two weeks of steady declines.

New Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Virginia | June 15

The state reported six new deaths due to COVID-19, including three in Northern Virginia. There have been 1,552 deaths in the state since March. Northern Virginia accounts for more than half of those deaths at 821, and Fairfax County alone accounts for more than a quarter of the deaths, with 423.

The state's total number of COVID-19 cases is at 54,886. Northern Virginia has had 29,431 cases, or 53.6% of the state's total.

The state added 9,976 diagnostic test results to its database Monday. Overall, including antibody tests, over 530,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the state, although some people have been tested more than once. 

The health department's COVID-19 data is updated each morning by 10 a.m. and includes reports by local health agencies before 5 p.m. the previous day.

COVID-19 Data by Locality | June 15

Locality Cases Hospitalizations Deaths
Alexandria 2,160 225 48
Arlington 2,346 405 125
Fairfax 13,092 1,500 423
Fairfax City 67 7 6
Falls Church 56 11 7
Loudoun 3,404 204 71
Manassas 1,314 86 13
Manassas Park 384 45 6
Prince William 6,608 613 122
Totals 29,431 3096 821
County/City Cases Hospitalizations Deaths
Fredericksburg 211 24 0
Spotsylvania 837 55 16
Stafford 893 89 5
Fauquier 386 25 6
Totals 2327 193 27

7-Day Positivity Rate | June 15

Health District May 15 Latest Trend
Alexandria 26.2 6.6 Stable
Arlington 23 6.6 Down
Fairfax 26.5 10.8 Down
Loudoun 20.2 12.2 Stable
Prince William 28.5 14.3 Stable
Rappahannock 14.3 9.6 Down
Statewide 15.4 7.5 Down

LATEST COVID-19 DATA

New Cases/Deaths

  • Northern Virginia: 151 new cases, 3 new deaths

  • Statewide: 380 new cases, 6 new deaths

  • Statewide Testing: 9,976 diagnostic tests

Overall Total

  • Northern Virginia: 29,431 cases, 821 deaths

  • Statewide: 54,886 cases, 1,552 deaths

  • Statewide Testing: 476,573 diagnostic tests (530,432 when including antibody tests)

  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C): Two cases in Fairfax County reported in May

*Provided by Virginia Department of Health


Statewide Hospital Data

  • Hospitalizations: 902 (down from 958 and lowest since at least April 6)

  • Peak Hospitalizations: 1,625 reached May 8

  • Patients in ICU: 269 (down from 334)
  • Patients Discharged: 7,230 total

Nursing Home Data

  • Nursing Home Patients: 1,009 (down from 1,055 the previous day) 

  • Homes reporting difficulty obtaining N95 masks: 4

  • Homes reporting difficulty obtaining isolation gowns: 2

*Provided by Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association


U.S. | World Data

  • U.S.: 115,732 deaths, 2.09 million cases, 561,816 recovered

  • World: 433,930 deaths, 7.93 million cases, 3.79 million recovered

*Provided by Johns Hopkins University

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