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Virginia vaccinates over 6.6 million residents statewide as Pfizer takes first steps to apply for full FDA approval of its COVID-19 vaccine

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Posted at 1:15 PM, May 07, 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 665,332 total cases, 517,412 of which are confirmed and 147,920 are probable. There are 10,879 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 9,157 being confirmed and 1,717 being probable. The case numbers are up by 938, and deaths are up by 18 since Thursday.

A total of 7,140,186 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Friday Virginia has given a total of 6,625,668 COVID-19 vaccines. That is 76,528 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 Friday, there are 679 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 150 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 829 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 18 less hospitalizations from Thursday.

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

121 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 854 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,972 in the state - that's 29% usage.

55,001 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 DOSES REPORTED SINCE YESTERDAY7-DAY AVG PERCENT POSITIVITY
VIRGINIA TOTALS665,33293828,8204910,874136,625,66876,5284.40%
ACCOMACK2,8213207041023,1181377.00%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE20,7951698622920158,2067986.60%
FRANKLIN1,128-355-13205,360405.80%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER2,190560048027,663273
HAMPTON10,376303620175084,2851,0217.40%
ISLE OF WIGHT3,1300148-268128,4473995.80%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY4,5805148172073,6344856.20%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS59702201207,79961
NEWPORT NEWS13,8611343012240108,1381,0276.20%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK17,5212397732561125,9626976.40%
NORTHAMPTON805380036011,117627.00%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON873022116010,580110
PORTSMOUTH9,003156692191150,13535910.80%
SOUTHAMPTON1,975154056010,594715.80%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK7,87154360187057,9764485.80%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH35,673361,59013912305,1483,1846.40%
WILLIAMSBURG763027013110,411636.20%(Peninsula District)
YORK3,720868052052,4284786.20%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS137,6821606,3418216261,151,0019,7137.08%(Local Average)

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