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Virginia reports 1,161 new COVID-19 cases; Hampton Roads reports 17% of state's daily case increase

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Nov 15, 2020

The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

According to their website, there are now 201,960 total cases, 183,454 of which are confirmed and 18,506 are probable. There are 3,800 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,527 being confirmed and 273 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,161, and deaths are up by 1 since Saturday.

A total of 2,920,737 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 1,006 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 278 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,284 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 28 fewer hospitalizations from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 13,504.

120 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 805 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,961 in the state - that's 27% usage.

22,252 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged in Virginia.

Hampton Roads and its surrounding areas reported about 17% of Virginia's statewide daily case increase.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
ACCOMACK1,2552210
CHESAPEAKE5,5067800
FRANKLIN5272150
GLOUCESTER382530
HAMPTON2,37620340
ISLE OF WIGHT9288270
JAMES CITY1,0412220
MATHEWS147100
NEWPORT NEWS3,5098530
NORFOLK5,8729870
NORTHAMPTON3301310
POQUOSON115020
PORTSMOUTH2,99720700
SOUTHAMPTON9525390
SUFFOLK2,52328790
VIRGINIA BEACH9,164701120
WILLIAMSBURG248080
YORK7451090
LOCAL TOTALS38,6171986920