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Virginia reports 1,594 new COVID-19 cases; Virginia Beach, Chesapeake report highest local case increases

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Nov 11, 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 196,506 total cases, 179,686 of which are confirmed and 16,820 are probable. There are 3,741 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 3,474 being confirmed and 267 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,594, and deaths are up by 15 since Tuesday.

A total of 2,841,807 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Wednesday there are 903 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 362 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,265 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 91 more hospitalizations from Tuesday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 13,273.

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

106 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 806 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,938 in the state - that's 27% usage.

21,863 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

Virginia Beach and Chesapeake saw Wednesday's highest local case increases. Hampton Roads and surrounding areas made up about 12% of the daily Virginia case increase from Tuesday.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
ACCOMACK1,2421212
CHESAPEAKE5,37141800
FRANKLIN5211140
GLOUCESTER368030
HAMPTON2,31324340
ISLE OF WIGHT9115260
JAMES CITY1,0202220
MATHEWS143000
NEWPORT NEWS3,44717510
NORFOLK5,80528860
NORTHAMPTON3270310
POQUOSON111120
PORTSMOUTH2,9529700
SOUTHAMPTON9430380
SUFFOLK2,4379780
VIRGINIA BEACH8,86454111-1
WILLIAMSBURG244180
YORK718590
LOCAL TOTALS37,7371986842