The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 622,339 total cases, 486,047 of which are confirmed and 136,292 are probable. There are 10,279 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,626 being confirmed and 1,653 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,538, and deaths are up by 11 since Thursday.
A total of 6,524,620 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 860 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 185 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,045 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 1 fewer hospitalization from Thursday.
243 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
137 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 816 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,925 in the state - that's 28% usage.
51,677 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||7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|ACCOMACK||2,716||6||199||0||39||0||8.40%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||1,066||2||55||0||28||0||9.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||2,941||12||135||0||61||0||9.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||4,293||14||139||1||69||0||8.20%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||12,805||58||357||0||208||0||8.20%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||764||6||77||1||34||0||8.40%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||1,916||1||53||0||54||1||9.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||7,432||20||423||2||178||2||9.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||128,666||354||5,841||14||2007||3||10.49%||(Local Average)|