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Virginia reports 1,180 new COVID-19 cases; Virginia Beach, Norfolk see highest local case increases

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Posted at 11:10 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 11:10:36-04

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

According to their website, there are now 171,284 total cases, 160,004 of which are confirmed and 11,280 that are probable. There are 3,539 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,293 being confirmed and 246 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,180, and deaths are up by 15 since Thursday.

A total of 2,472,061 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 702 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 310 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,012 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 12,140.

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

113 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 616 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,728 in the state - that's 23% usage.

19,406 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYNEW DEATHS TODAY
ACCOMACK1,20620
CHESAPEAKE4,823170
FRANKLIN48970
GLOUCESTER34220
HAMPTON2,07980
ISLE OF WIGHT84981
JAMES CITY93630
MATHEWS13000
NEWPORT NEWS3,119160
NORFOLK5,282390
NORTHAMPTON31600
POQUOSON9320
PORTSMOUTH2,793310
SOUTHAMPTON91140
SUFFOLK2,27711-1
VIRGINIA BEACH7,722430
WILLIAMSBURG21110
YORK62600
LOCAL TOTALS34,2041941