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Suffolk reports rise of 115 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours; Virginia's case total reaches 151K

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Oct 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-04 10:06:53-04

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

According to their website, there are now 151,870 total cases, 143,883 of which are confirmed and 7,987 are probable. There are 3,273 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,060 being confirmed and 213 being probable.

The case numbers are up by 1,067, and deaths are up by 3 since Saturday. Deaths were reported in 3 local cities: Isle of Wight, Norfolk and Southampton.

Suffolk saw the highest local overnight increase of cases at 115. There were 226 local cases which made up about 21.1% of the state's total increase.

A total of 2,113,878 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia. As of Sunday the statewide 7-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is currently sitting at 4.7%.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 595 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 282 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 877 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 29 fewer hospitalizations from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 11,221.

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

98 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 622 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,075 in the state - that's 20% usage.

17,848 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
ACCOMACK1,1851190
CHESAPEAKE4,41216730
FRANKLIN4341100
GLOUCESTER261720
HAMPTON1,88312270
ISLE OF WIGHT7724191
JAMES CITY8662210
MATHEWS88300
NEWPORT NEWS2,81711480
NORFOLK4,9362791
NORTHAMPTON3080310
POQUOSON76020
PORTSMOUTH2,6195610
SOUTHAMPTON7888291
SUFFOLK2,114115750
VIRGINIA BEACH7,05936940
WILLIAMSBURG191280
YORK562180
LOCAL TOTALS31,3712266063