The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 165,238 total cases, 155,068 of which are confirmed and 10,170 are probable. There are 3,422 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,175 being confirmed and 247 being probable.
The case numbers are up by 1,114, and deaths are up by 14 since Friday. There were deaths reported in 3 local cities: Chesapeake, Franklin and Norfolk. There were 144 local cases that made up roughly 13% of the state's total increase.
A total of 2,366,380 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia. As of Saturday, the 7-day average for percent positivity in the state is sitting is at 4.9%. Many health districts in Hampton Roads are reporting at 5% or lower in test positivity rate, including: the Peninsula Health District, Eastern Shore District, Portsmouth, Norfolk and Virginia Beach.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Saturday, there are 703 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 290 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 993 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 9 fewer hospitalizations from Friday.
The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 11,831.
219 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
100 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 607 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,680 in the state - that's 23% usage.
18,996 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
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