The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 662,696 total cases, 515,249 of which are confirmed and 147,447 are probable. There are 10,823 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 9,110 being confirmed and 1,713 being probable. The case numbers are up by 771, and deaths are up by 16 since Monday.
According to a report, researchers found that children, those 18 and younger, account for 22.4% of new COVID-19 infections in the last week of April. This data comes as federal officials discuss okaying the Pfizer vaccine for teens.
A total of 7,086,503 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Tuesday Virginia has given a total of 6,408,079 COVID-19 vaccines. That is 36,665 statewide doses given in a day. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Tuesday, there are 706 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 155 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 861 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 39 more hospitalizations from Monday.
225 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
126 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 824 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,971 in the state - that's 28% usage.
54,824 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||2,815||2||205||0||41||0||22,667||133||7.10%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||1,133||0||56||0||32||0||5,234||10||5.80%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||3,121||5||145||0||66||0||27,605||126||5.80%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||4,566||8||146||0||72||0||72,205||179||5.90%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||13,821||15||425||1||224||0||104,503||643||5.90%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||802||1||80||0||36||0||10,923||49||7.10%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||1,972||2||54||0||56||0||10,366||26||5.80%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||7,848||11||436||1||186||0||56,063||166||5.80%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||137,174||187||6,301||20||2147||2||1,117,878||3,901||7.36%||(Local Average)|