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Virginia reports over 100 COVID-19 deaths for 3rd day in a row as state cases increase by 1,769

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Feb 23, 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 567,039 total cases, 447,840 of which are confirmed and 119,199 are probable. There are 7,658 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 6,590 being confirmed and 1,068 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,769, and deaths are up by 172 since Monday.

A total of 5,778,994 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Tuesday Virginia has given a total of 1,632,700 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Tuesday, there are 1,323 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 298 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,621 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 81 more hospitalizations from Monday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 23,698.

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

196 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 907 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,925 in the state - that's 31% usage.

46,052 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 HOSPITALIZEDNEW IN HOSPITAL TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYTOTAL VACCINE DOSES GIVENVACCINES GIVEN SINCE YESTERDAY7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY
VIRGINIA TOTALS567,0391,76923,6981687,6581721,632,70030,1988.30%
ACCOMACK2,572718213507,9542009.40%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE17,913948266161534,19415514.90%
FRANKLIN965349026012,5726910.20%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,82595103118,449157
HAMPTON8,47144287198118,82066315.90%
ISLE OF WIGHT2,592811004826,7624810.20%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY3,8159124048326,56517912.80%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS5383180912,51251
NEWPORT NEWS11,214543081138324,99849612.80%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK14,605417879166225,22811311.60%
NORTHAMPTON70407013204,2651319.40%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON70012011202,70041
PORTSMOUTH7,54825574613008,8958016.70%
SOUTHAMPTON1,83904825012,390310.20%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK6,7761737711140612,5726910.20%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH30,0511751,246282711272,51620810.90%
WILLIAMSBURG514724090136112.80%(Peninsula District)
YORK2,9522050227110,74420812.80%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS115,5945175,15169143138282,2722,87212.80%(Local Average)

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