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Virginia reports 3,792 new COVID-19 cases as state passes 5 million PCR tests given

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Posted at 9:38 AM, Jan 24, 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 472,447 total cases, 381,441 of which are confirmed and 91,006 are probable. There are 6,078 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 5,361 being confirmed and 717 being probable. The case numbers are up by 3,792, and deaths are down by 1 since Saturday.

Virginia's vaccination numbers have not been updated for Sunday at this time, and this article will be updated to include the numbers when they are released.

A total of 5,007,050 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 2,540 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 329 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 2,850 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 77 fewer hospitalizations from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 20,712.

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

329 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,023 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,925 in the state - that's 35% usage.

37,076 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 DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
VIRGINIA TOTALS472,4473,7926,078-1
ACCOMACK2,24921310
CHESAPEAKE14,3861381200
FRANKLIN81211200
GLOUCESTER1,35216190
HAMPTON6,59388600
ISLE OF WIGHT2,01319350
JAMES CITY3,12435370
MATHEWS407460
NEWPORT NEWS8,818122830
NORFOLK11,980851360
NORTHAMPTON5959330
POQUOSON5431370
PORTSMOUTH6,14530960
SOUTHAMPTON1,6387460
SUFFOLK5,328401041
VIRGINIA BEACH24,2412511940
WILLIAMSBURG4371380
YORK2,28734160
LOCAL TOTALS92,94893610511