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Virginia Beach continues to lead region with COVID-19 case count nearing 4k

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 12:11:24-04

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

According to their website, there are now 88,904 total cases, 85,546 of which are confirmed and 3,358 are probable. There are 2,141 total coronavirus related deaths, with 2,035 being confirmed and 106 being probable.

The case numbers are up by 911, and deaths are up by 16 since Wednesday. Hampton Roads and its surrounding cities saw 348 new cases, 10 additional hospitalizations and 3 deaths from Wednesday.

A total of 1,091,615 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

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The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 865 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 492 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 284 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

147 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 663 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,051 in the state - that's 22% usage.

11,728 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

  • Chesapeake 2,391 cases, 199 hospitalized, 27 deaths (+43 cases from Wednesday)
  • Accomack 1,074 cases, 77 hospitalized, 15 deaths (+2 cases from Wednesday)
  • Northampton 292 cases, 45 hospitalized, 28 deaths (-5 cases from Wednesday)
  • Hampton 973 cases, 49 hospitalized, 5 deaths (+10 cases, +1 death from Wednesday)
  • Norfolk 3,080 cases, 165 hospitalized, 22 deaths (+143 cases, +1 hospitalization from Wednesday)
  • James City County 531 cases, 59 hospitalized, 16 deaths (+6 cases from Wednesday)
  • Newport News 1,544 cases, 71 hospitalized, 16 deaths (+25 cases, +1 death from Wednesday)
  • Poquoson 35 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths (+1 case from Wednesday)
  • Williamsburg 106 cases, 12 hospitalized, 6 deaths (+1 case from Wednesday)
  • York County 293 cases, 14 hospitalized, 3 deaths (+3 cases from Wednesday)
  • Portsmouth 1,417 cases, 122 hospitalized, 22 deaths (+27 cases, +8 hospitalizations, +1 death from Wednesday)
  • Gloucester 140 cases,12 hospitalized, 2 deaths (+2 cases from Wednesday)
  • Virginia Beach 3,979 cases, 193 hospitalized, 43 deaths (+71 cases, +1 hospitalization from Wednesday)
  • Franklin City 117 cases, 7 hospitalized, 6 deaths (+2 cases from Wednesday)
  • Isle of Wight 323 cases, 20 hospitalized, 9 deaths (+5 cases from Wednesday)
  • Southampton 229 cases, 12 hospitalized, 12 deaths (+0 cases from Wednesday)
  • Suffolk 1,001 cases, 91 hospitalized, 48 deaths (+12 cases from Wednesday)

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