The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 178,183 total cases, 165,384 of which are confirmed and 12,799 are probable. There are 3,636 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,384 being confirmed and 252 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,429, hospitalizations are up by 70 and deaths are up by 20 since Wednesday.
A total of 2,583,805 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
Local health districts are reporting test percent positivity rates under 5%, including Chesapeake (3.9%), the Eastern Shore Health District (3%), Hampton (4.4%), the Peninsula Health District (3.9%), Portsmouth (4.9%), Virginia Beach (4.1%) and the Western Tidewater Health District (4.7%). Norfolk is reporting 5.1% positivity, and is the only local area reporting a percent positivity rate above 5%.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 748 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 334 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,082 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness.
108 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 801 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,917 in the state - that's 27% usage.
19,832 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
Here's a breakdown of cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||875||5||26||0|