11,594 confirmed, probable coronavirus cases in Virginia; 410 deaths

Posted at 9:25 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 13:50:45-04

The Virginia Department of Health said Friday that the number of confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in the state has reached 11,594, with 69,015 people having been tested for the virus.

According to the VDH, 11,169 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, with 425 probable cases still under investigation.

A total of 410 deaths have been reported, with 407 of them confirmed to have been coronavirus-related.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 1,399 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 487 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. Three hundred seventy-nine confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

Two hundred twenty hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. Six hundred forty-six ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,903 in the state - that's 22% usage.

One thousand six hundred seventy-two patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

  • Chesapeake 197
  • Accomack 100
  • Northampton 15
  • Hampton 99
  • Norfolk 141
  • James City County 150
  • Newport News 107
  • Poquoson 6
  • Williamsburg 14
  • York County 43
  • Portsmouth 100
  • Gloucester 21
  • Virginia Beach 331
  • Franklin City 15
  • Isle of Wight 91
  • Southampton 75
  • Suffolk 138

Governor Ralph Northam is expected to hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Friday to discuss the state's coronavirus response. A livestream of his press conference will be available in this story.

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