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Hampton Roads makes up 15% of Virginia's daily COVID-19 case increase; 2,877 cases, 13 deaths reported statewide

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 11:50:55-05

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

According to their website, there are now 247,380 total cases, 217,588 of which are confirmed and 29,792 are probable. There are 4,160 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,805 being confirmed and 355 probable. The case numbers are up by 2,877 and deaths are up by 13 since Thursday.

A total of 3,386,624 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday there are 1,486 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 368 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,854 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 1 more hospitalization from Thursday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 15,116.

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

187 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 858 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,962 in the state - that's 29% usage.

24,998 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
ACCOMACK1,3674210
CHESAPEAKE6,84151810
FRANKLIN5543170
GLOUCESTER5431952
HAMPTON2,88215350
ISLE OF WIGHT1,0621127-1
JAMES CITY1,2406220
MATHEWS170510
NEWPORT NEWS4,17935550
NORFOLK6,72874920
NORTHAMPTON350-1310
POQUOSON159320
PORTSMOUTH3,25610710
SOUTHAMPTON9981400
SUFFOLK2,83624800
VIRGINIA BEACH11,3181691160
WILLIAMSBURG301380
YORK9681190
LOCAL TOTALS45,7524437132