The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 650,981 total cases, 506,220 of which are confirmed and 144,761 are probable. There are 10,653 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,941 being confirmed and 1,712 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,373, and deaths are up by 13 since Wednesday.
A total of 6,892,898 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Thursday Virginia has given a total of 5,558,769 COVID-19 vaccines. That is 87,908 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 Thursday, there are 949 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 1,104 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 16 less hospitalizations from Wednesday.
269 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
145 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 2,943 in the state - that's 28% usage.
54,066 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
Hampton's average percent of positive tests spiked on Thursday. It is the only local area still above 10%.
Here's a look at the current 7-day average percent of positive COVID-19 tests by area:
- Eastern Shore District 6.2%
- Chesapeake 9.3%
- Western Tidewater District 7.6%
- Hampton 11.3%
- Peninsula District 7.2%
- Norfolk 8%
- Portsmouth 8.9%
- Virginia Beach 9.4%
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|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||3,077||3||143||0||65||0||25,083||345|