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Virginia reports 1,568 new COVID-19 cases, marking highest case increase since October

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Nov 06, 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 188,770 total cases, 173,645 of which are confirmed and 15,125 are probable. There are 3,682 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,432 being confirmed and 250 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,568 and deaths are down by 6 since Thursday.

A total of 2,743,229 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 791 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 226 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,057 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 7 fewer hospitalizations from Thursday.

Hampton Roads and surrounding area cases made up 14.5% of Virginia's case increase from Thursday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 12,936.

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

96 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,050 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,933 in the state - that's 36% usage.

21,366 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
ACCOMACK1,2371190
CHESAPEAKE5,1682480-1
FRANKLIN5181140
GLOUCESTER366430
HAMPTON2,2337330
ISLE OF WIGHT8981260
JAMES CITY9905220
MATHEWS141200
NEWPORT NEWS3,35721510
NORFOLK5,64940850
NORTHAMPTON3251310
POQUOSON107320
PORTSMOUTH2,90214690
SOUTHAMPTON9421380
SUFFOLK2,39511780
VIRGINIA BEACH8,540731100
WILLIAMSBURG235380
YORK6861690
LOCAL TOTALS36,6892286780