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Virginia reports 5,141 new COVID-19 cases; Hampton Roads makes up almost 25% of state case increase

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-10 09:28:46-05

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

According to their website, there are now 398,856 total cases, 329,185 of which are confirmed and 69,671 are probable. There are 5,383 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 4,749 being confirmed and 634 being probable. The case numbers are up by 5,141 and deaths are up by 2 since Saturday.

A total of 4,588,152 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 2,686 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 374 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 3,060 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 28 more hospitalizations from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 19,095.

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

348 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 1,008 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,910 in the state - that's 35% usage.

32,998 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

The statewide 7-day percent of positive COVID-19 tests is 16.8%.

1,280 cases were reported in Hampton Roads, making up about 25 percent (24.89%) of Virginia's case increase.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
VIRGINIA TOTALS398,8565,1415,3832
ACCOMACK2,00577300
CHESAPEAKE10,3481241080
FRANKLIN7107180
GLOUCESTER1,06219110
HAMPTON5,159171520
ISLE OF WIGHT1,70014290
JAMES CITY2,31864310
MATHEWS357640
NEWPORT NEWS6,949135730
NORFOLK10,1051291170
NORTHAMPTON5055310
POQUOSON4111270
PORTSMOUTH5,22933870
SOUTHAMPTON1,5134420
SUFFOLK4,51050940
VIRGINIA BEACH20,1023841670
WILLIAMSBURG391280
YORK1,80144130
LOCAL TOTALS75,1751,2809220