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Virginia reports 3,999 new COVID-19 cases; Hampton Roads, surrounding areas make up 19% of state case increase

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Posted at 12:55 PM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 12:55:24-05

The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

According to their website, there are now 333,576 total cases, 282,407 of which are confirmed and 51,169 are probable. There are 4,854 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 4,285 being confirmed and 569 being probable. The case numbers are up by 3,999, and deaths are up by 14 since Saturday.

A total of 4,149,987 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 2,177 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 318 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 2,454 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 41 more hospitalizations from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 17,548

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

318 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,004 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,029 in the state - that's 33% usage.

29,661 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
ACCOMACK1,65724250
CHESAPEAKE8,989101970
FRANKLIN6645170
GLOUCESTER805270
HAMPTON4,13512430
ISLE OF WIGHT1,45421290
JAMES CITY1,71810270
MATHEWS293030
NEWPORT NEWS5,58641660
NORFOLK8,420981040
NORTHAMPTON43310310
POQUOSON299330
PORTSMOUTH4,295102770
SOUTHAMPTON1,12711420
SUFFOLK3,84157890
VIRGINIA BEACH15,6672751410
WILLIAMSBURG352280
YORK1,3724110
LOCAL TOTALS61,1077788200