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Virginia reports 1,124 new COVID-19 cases; Virginia Beach and Norfolk see highest local daily case increase

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Posted at 12:25 PM, Mar 01, 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 577,174 total cases, 454,735 of which are confirmed and 122,439 are probable. There are 8,783 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 7,530 being confirmed and 1,253 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,124, and deaths are up by 231 since Sunday.

A total of 5,915,914 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Monday, Virginia has given a total of 1,982,780 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 1,133 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 188 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,321 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 2 fewer hospitalizations from Sunday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 24,158.

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

196 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 892 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2919 in the state - that's 31% usage.

47,0002 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL HOSPITALIZEDNEW IN HOSPITAL TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYTOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVENVACCINES DOSES REPORTED SINCE YESTERDAY7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY
VIRGINIA TOTALS577,1741,12424,158438,7832311,982,78048,8277.10%
ACCOMACK2,601-118413509,3941310.60%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE18,257248471194744,4531,70913.10%
FRANKLIN99055002601,7851519.30%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,870751039210,586156
HAMPTON8,666152950116524,95867815.00%
ISLE OF WIGHT2,6591011305208,8212809.30%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY3,88013127156428,23883710.70%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS55201801112,99926
NEWPORT NEWS11,4892131301761531,82869910.70%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK14,935378090195632,4791,3899.90%
NORTHAMPTON71957313304,820610.60%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON72342011513,42334
PORTSMOUTH7,685195840141111,71839412.40%
SOUTHAMPTON1,85624905213,9531309.30%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK6,90983902151015,5774519.30%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH30,652571,2921306491,3952,93510.30%
WILLIAMSBURG5240240903,6348310.70%(Peninsula District)
YORK3,011352033316,94924910.70%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS117,9782295,2918164050347,01010,22011.41%(Local Average)

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