**FILE** Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam tours a Virginia Emergency Support Team warehouse on May 14. (Courtesy of the governor's office via Twitter)
**FILE** Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam tours a Virginia Emergency Support Team warehouse on May 14. (Courtesy of the governor's office via Twitter)

Virginia’s total number of coronavirus cases has increased but the percentage of positive test results has decreased.

State health department statistics show the total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 58,465, up from 471 on Sunday, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday.

Fairfax County, the state’s most populous jurisdiction, had the most cases with 13,499 and 438 deaths.

The state’s coronavirus death toll is now 1,620, an increase of nine since Sunday.

Health department statistics show the seven-day average for percentage of test results is 6.14 percent as of June 15, the most up-to-date figure reported and a decline from the April 19 peak of 22.2 percent, the Times-Dispatch reported.

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