The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 198,027 total cases, 180,623 of which are confirmed and 17,404 are probable. There are 3,758 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,490 being confirmed and 268 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,521, and deaths are up by 17 since Wednesday.
A total of 2,853,797 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday there are 943 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 370 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,313 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 48 more hospitalizations from Wednesday.
The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 13,339.
246 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
110 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 838 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,936 in the state - that's 29% usage.
22,002 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
Virginia Beach saw Thursday's highest local case increase with 100 new cases. Hampton Roads and surrounding areas made up about 18% of the daily Virginia case increase from Wednesday.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||916||5||27||1|