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Virginia confirmed coronavirus cases up by 767, 24 more deaths since Sunday

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Posted at 10:00 AM, May 04, 2020

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

According to their website, there are now 18,640 confirmed coronavirus cases, 852 probable cases, 2,700 people hospitalized and 662 coronavirus related deaths. The confirmed case numbers are up by 767 since Sunday and deaths are up by 24.

A total of 122,788 people in Virginia have now been tested.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Monday, there are 985 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 478 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 348 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

192 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 593 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,938 in the state - that's 20% usage.

2,547 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

  • Chesapeake 284
  • Accomack 425
  • Northampton 139
  • Hampton 128
  • Norfolk 239
  • James City County 167
  • Newport News 132
  • Poquoson 6
  • Williamsburg 23
  • York County 47
  • Portsmouth 183
  • Gloucester 27
  • Virginia Beach 439
  • Franklin City 23
  • Isle of Wight 99
  • Southampton 127
  • Suffolk 190

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