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Virginia reports 874 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths; Hampton Roads, surrounding areas make up 19.7% of state's daily case increase

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Posted at 9:46 AM, Sep 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-13 09:46:57-04

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

According to their website, there are now 133,814 total cases, 127,672 of which are confirmed and 6,142 are probable. There are 2,724 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 2,591 being confirmed and 133 being probable.

The case numbers are up by 874, and deaths are up by 2 since Saturday. None of the state's reported deaths were in the Hampton Roads area. There were 173 local cases reported which made up roughly 19.7% of the state's increase.

A total of 1,760,096 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia. Virginia's overall COVID-19 test percent positivity rate went down 0.30% from Saturday, and now sits at 7.5%. The Western Tidewater region still has the highest test positivity rate in the area with a rate of 10.7%.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 708 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 304 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,012 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 17 more hospitalizations from Saturday.

Chesapeake and Isle of Wight each reported one new hospitalization from Saturday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 10,244.

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

119 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 625 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 3,089 in the state - that's 20% usage.

16,310 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
ACCOMACK1,1591190
CHESAPEAKE4,06719490
FRANKLIN372970
GLOUCESTER223120
HAMPTON1,7148170
ISLE OF WIGHT6473110
JAMES CITY7931180
MATHEWS23000
NEWPORT NEWS2,57325280
NORFOLK4,64717610
NORTHAMPTON3040290
POQUOSON76310
PORTSMOUTH2,39118450
SOUTHAMPTON4076140
SUFFOLK1,83525630
VIRGINIA BEACH6,45332720
WILLIAMSBURG164260
YORK506360
LOCAL TOTALS28,3541734480

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