The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 631,038 total cases, 492,454 of which are confirmed and 138,629 are probable. There are 10,436 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,742 being confirmed and 1,694 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,928, and deaths are up by 21 since Wednesday.
A total of 6,635,411 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Thursday Virginia has given a total of 4,414,376 COVID-19 vaccines. That is 69,406 statewide doses given in a day. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.
Health officials say most vaccination sites are in desperate need of volunteers.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 923 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 188 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,111 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 52 more hospitalizations from Wednesday.
244 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
133 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 849 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,919 in the state - that's 29% usage.
52,161 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
Here's the breakdown of COVID-19 case and vaccine information for local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL HOSPITALIZED||NEW IN HOSPITAL TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||TOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVEN||VACCINES DOSES REPORTED SINCE YESTERDAY||7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|ACCOMACK||2,735||5||199||0||39||0||17,799||144||7.40%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||1,082||1||55||0||30||0||4,069||39||9.30%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||2,976||6||137||0||62||0||20,958||203||9.30%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||4,343||12||141||1||70||0||54,134||484||9.70%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||13,043||59||379||9||214||0||72,063||1,296||9.70%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||776||5||77||0||35||0||8,666||63||7.40%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||1,924||4||53||0||55||1||8,209||65||9.30%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||7,524||17||424||1||180||1||39,470||556||9.30%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||130,594||401||5,944||25||2044||5||776,491||12,540||9.53%||(Local Average)|