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Over 6,000 people have now died in Virginia from COVID-19 as state sees 4,147 new cases since Thursday

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Jan 22, 2021

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

According to their website, there are now 4,147 total cases, 374,908 of which are confirmed and 88,843 are probable. There are 6,002 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 5,269 being confirmed and 733 being probable. The case numbers are up by 4,147, and deaths are up by 62 since Thursday.

As of Friday Virginia has given a total of 424,857 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

A total of 4,948,485 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 2,663 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 309 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 2,972 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 39 less hospitalizations from Thursday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 20,544.

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

332 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,033 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 29,36 in the state - that's 35% usage.

36,577 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 CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL HOSPITALIZEDNEW IN HOSPITAL TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYTOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVENVACCINES GIVEN SINCE YESTERDAY7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY
VIRGINIA TOTALS463,7514,14720,5441396,00262424,85725,54013.00%
ACCOMACK2,206815113101,74217116.90%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE14,015244693512037,07526522.30%
FRANKLIN795144312002,25016216.30%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,318133911901,777232
HAMPTON6,4205222155922,54128118.00%
ISLE OF WIGHT1,973109533501,07410916.30%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY3,0125210913713,78824716.30%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS40051606044544
NEWPORT NEWS8,51710523417905,23772216.30%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK11,7151006532013255,00530117.70%
NORTHAMPTON58226103208308916.90%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON51381607045944
PORTSMOUTH6,0283249019601,40919721.00%
SOUTHAMPTON1,622164004613342516.30%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK5,20149277110312,25016216.30%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH23,6831581,0076193413,69041917.30%
WILLIAMSBURG417-62408015016.30%(Peninsula District)
YORK2,198234011502,05422816.30%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS90,6158854,2094710381751,9753,69818.23%(Local Average)

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