The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 581,408 total cases, 457,348 of which are confirmed and 124,060 are probable. There are 9,357 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,018 being confirmed and 1,339 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,300, and deaths are up by 31 since Wednesday.
A total of 5,972,272 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Thursday, Virginia has given a total of 2,122,323 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 1,134 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 218 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,352 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness.
The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 24,414.
284 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
184 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 905 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,931 in the state - that's 31% usage.
47,259 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||2,609||2||187||0||35||0||9,925||168||8.80%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||999||4||51||0||27||0||2,026||176||8.70%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||2,672||0||116||0||55||1||9,472||389||8.70%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||3,886||10||130||0||63||0||30,330||979||9.10%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||11,619||52||316||1||190||0||34,467||1,138||9.10%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||724||3||73||0||34||0||5,065||89||8.80%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||1,861||2||49||0||53||0||4,285||264||8.70%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||6,974||11||395||0||161||2||16,960||910||8.70%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||118,998||283||5,346||9||1766||5||373,866||12,555||10.43%||(Local Average)|