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Number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital rises by over 100 since Monday

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Jun 16, 2020

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

According to their website, there are now 55,331 total cases, 52,917 of which are confirmed and 2,414 are probable. There are 1,570 total coronavirus related deaths, with 1,465 being confirmed and 105 probable. The case numbers are up by 445, and deaths are up by 18 since Monday.

A total of 483,024 PCR testing encounters have been done in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Tuesday there are 647 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 257 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 241 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

125 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 598 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,979 in the state - that's 20% usage.

7,341 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged. That number is up by 111 since Monday.

On Tuesday afternoon Gov. Northam said we will not be entering Phase Three this week. He said there will be more information Thursday on that.

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

  • Chesapeake 678 cases, 102 hospitalized, 16 deaths
  • Accomack 1,007 cases, 66 hospitalized, 14 deaths
  • Northampton 264 cases, 36 hospitalized, 27 deaths
  • Hampton 246 cases, 37 hospitalized, 5 deaths
  • Norfolk 681 cases, 84 hospitalized, 7 deaths
  • James City County 236 cases, 57 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Newport News 390 cases, 43 hospitalized, 10 deaths
  • Poquoson 12 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
  • Williamsburg 53 cases, 11 hospitalized, 5 deaths
  • York County 94 cases, 10 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Portsmouth 387 cases, 59 hospitalized, 12 deaths
  • Gloucester 39 cases, 9 hospitalized, 1 deaths
  • Virginia Beach 909 cases, 110 hospitalized, 27 deaths
  • Franklin City 44 cases, 3 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Isle of Wight 158 cases, 15 hospitalized, 8 deaths
  • Southampton 155 cases, 7 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Suffolk 347 cases, 53 hospitalized, 34 deaths

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