The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 687,550 total cases, 533,967 of which are confirmed and 153,583 are probable. There are 11,493 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 9,700 being confirmed and 1,973 being probable. The case numbers are up by 666, and deaths are up by four since Wednesday.
A total of 7,883,168 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.
As of Thursday Virginia has given a total of 9,296,526 COVID-19 vaccines. That is 14,268 statewide doses given in a day. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 310 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 77 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 387 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness.
101 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
47 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 745 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,048 in the state - that's 24% usage.
57,517 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 DOSES REPORTED SINCE YESTERDAY||7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|ACCOMACK||2,886||2||213||0||46||0||29,235||59||3.80%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|FRANKLIN||1,142||0||55||0||33||0||7,066||26||6.10%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|ISLE OF WIGHT||3,219||5||154||0||70||0||36,352||58||6.10%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|JAMES CITY||4,739||5||182||2||72||0||87,762||132||4.40%||(Peninsula District)|
|NEWPORT NEWS||14,534||6||544||2||240||0||146,048||295||4.40%||(Peninsula District)|
|NORTHAMPTON||808||-1||82||0||36||0||13,670||19||3.80%||(Eastern Shore District)|
|SOUTHAMPTON||2,004||1||58||0||57||0||13,796||19||6.10%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|SUFFOLK||8,109||9||493||11||191||0||77,881||176||6.10%||(Western Tidewater District)|
|LOCAL TOTALS||142,788||164||7,066||20||2294||0||1,526,635||3,121||5.40%||(Local Average)|