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Chesapeake saw highest local rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths from Wednesday

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Posted at 11:43 AM, Aug 13, 2020

The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

According to their website, there are now 103,622 total cases, 99,428 of which are confirmed and 4,194 are probable. There are 2,363 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 2,248 being confirmed and 115 being probable.

The case numbers are up by 1,101, and deaths are up by 11 since Wednesday. Our viewing area made up 32% of the case increase. Chesapeake saw the biggest increases with 74 new cases, 8 hospitalizations and 3 deaths from Wednesday.

Overall, Hampton Roads and surrounding cities are continuing to see a slight downward trend in COVID-19 test positivity.

A total of 1,301,909 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

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The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 868 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 390 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,258 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 23 less hospitalizations from Wednesday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 8,592.

289 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

141 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 607 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,072 in the state - that's 20% usage.

13,389 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
VIRGINIA TOTALS103,6221,1012,36311
ACCOMACK1,1113170
CHESAPEAKE3,08274413
FRANKLIN2011360
GLOUCESTER171520
HAMPTON1,2911870
ISLE OF WIGHT4151490
JAMES CITY6243170
MATHEWS20200
NEWPORT NEWS1,89826201
NORFOLK3,85856330
NORTHAMPTON2971290
POQUOSON44000
PORTSMOUTH1,90752250
SOUTHAMPTON278-7130
SUFFOLK1,35117530
VIRGINIA BEACH5,20465540
WILLIAMSBURG130260
YORK383840
LOCAL TOTALS22,2653523364

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