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Virginia COVID-19 hospitalizations surpass 20K since start of pandemic; Virginia Beach sees highest local current hospitalizations at 906 patients

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Jan 19, 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 451,076 total cases, 366,159 of which are confirmed and 84,917 are probable. There are 5,798 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 5,084 being confirmed and 714 being probable. The case numbers are up by 4,526, and deaths are up by 59 since Tuesday.

A total of 4,878,157 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Tuesday, Virginia has given a total of 16,423 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Tuesday, there are 2,823 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 350 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 3,173 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 22 more hospitalizations from Monday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 20,066.

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

347 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,029 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,880 in the state - that's 35% usage.

35,752 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

Here's the breakdown of COVID-19 case and vaccine information for local areas:

1/19/2021TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL HOSPITALIZEDNEW IN HOSPITAL TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYTOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVENVACCINES GIVEN SINCE YESTERDAY7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY
VIRGINIA TOTALS451,0764,52620,066845,79859341,38816,42313.60%
ACCOMACK2,176815023101,2753116.30%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE13,055248673111525,6059423.00%
FRANKLIN77264211901,8344917.80%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,262133601401,25324
HAMPTON6,09415721505701,91011916.90%
ISLE OF WIGHT1,911199113418422417.80%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY2,8255310603632,98422117.20%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS3871160403277
NEWPORT NEWS8,1019322907604,06122117.20%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK11,39298626112304,0638016.90%
NORTHAMPTON57316113205974216.30%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON48931507035217
PORTSMOUTH5,8787047419401,0451920.40%
SOUTHAMPTON1,59510392451277317.80%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK5,03074272310111,8344917.80%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH23,0742179060180310,90019117.80%
WILLIAMSBURG41712208011117.20%(Peninsula District)
YORK2,099223801301,62010717.20%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS87,1301,0944,011139891140,7901,29918.29%(Local Average)

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