The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 537,319 total cases, 427,188 of which are confirmed and 110,131 are probable. There are 6,932 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 5,951 being confirmed and 981 being probable. The case numbers are up by 3,203 and deaths are up by 34 since Tuesday.
A total of 5,486,136 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Wednesday, Virginia has given a total of 1,156,117 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Wednesday, there are 1,951 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 250 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 2,201 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 131 additional hospitalizations from Tuesday.
The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 22,470.
449 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
286 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,001 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,937 in the state - that's 34% usage.
42,338 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 CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL HOSPITALIZED||NEW IN HOSPITAL TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||TOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVEN||VACCINES GIVEN SINCE YESTERDAY||7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|ACCOMACK||2,473||6||176||0||33||0||5,118||123||16.50%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||911||5||45||0||23||0||8,806||642||13.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||2,399||10||102||0||41||0||4,157||170||13.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||3,649||16||115||0||42||0||18,041||256||12.70%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||10,489||71||279||2||113||0||16,326||408||12.70%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||667||3||66||0||33||0||2,659||30||16.50%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||1,767||5||46||0||48||0||1,748||47||13.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||6,356||44||342||7||119||-1||8,806||642||13.60%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||108,339||603||4,789||35||1241||3||194,787||6,484||16.48%||(Local Average)|