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Virginia reports 1,537 new COVID-19 cases; Gov. Northam providing updates Tuesday afternoon

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Mar 09, 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 588,129 total cases, 463,522 of which are confirmed and 124,607 are probable. There are 9,790 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,162 being confirmed and 1,628 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,537, and deaths are up by 107 since Monday.

A total of 6,066,323 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Tuesday Virginia has given a total of 2,369,608 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Tuesday, there are 991 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 181 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,172 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 30 more hospitalizations from .

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 24,841.

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

149 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 855 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,923 in the state - that's 30% usage.

48,612 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 TOTALS588,1291,53724,8411369,7901072,369,60863,3575.80%
ACCOMACK2,6283189135011,4867256.40%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE18,598468631239352,70290412.20%
FRANKLIN1,023-35202702,272437.80%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,929652144011,96386
HAMPTON8,883463030132230,41045012.50%
ISLE OF WIGHT2,7024122058010,8793767.80%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY3,9508133267233,6496428.90%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS55702001103,56617
NEWPORT NEWS11,788353202191138,1195918.90%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK15,218408389221138,5921,3097.90%
NORTHAMPTON72707303515,8663846.40%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON73742011504,19444
PORTSMOUTH7,869385986151114,58346012.00%
SOUTHAMPTON1,86544905204,814957.80%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK7,037104070169118,9603717.80%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH31,3001181,31443413107,1681,7278.30%
WILLIAMSBURG544-424011-14,027858.90%(Peninsula District)
YORK3,130852042120,3303678.90%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS120,4853635,42927184115413,5808,6769.50%(Local Average)

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