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Virginia's COVID-19 death toll passes 9.4K; Daily reported deaths more than doubled in 24 hours

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Posted at 11:19 AM, Mar 05, 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 583,060 total cases, 458,696 of which are confirmed and 124,364 are probable. There are 9,428 total COVID-19 related deaths, with 8,049 being confirmed and 1,379 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,652, and deaths are up by 71 since Thursday.

A total of 5,996,828 COVID-19 PCR tests have now been given in Virginia.

As of Friday Virginia has given a total of 2,175,489 COVID-19 vaccines. The table below gives more information about local vaccine distribution.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 1,042 people currently being hospitalized, confirmed with COVID-19. There are 180 people receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are still pending. Combined, there are a total of 1,222 being hospitalized for coronavirus related illness. That's 130 fewer hospitalizations from Thursday.

The total statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations that have been reported over time is now 24,514.

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

150 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 869 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,932 in the state - that's 30% usage.

47,561 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 TOTALS583,0601,65224,5141009,428712,175,48953,1666.30%
ACCOMACK2,61910187035010,1562318.10%(Eastern Shore District)
CHESAPEAKE18,446518582226449,21496211.70%
FRANKLIN1,00785102702,1351097.70%(Western Tidewater District)
GLOUCESTER1,903851043011,457196
HAMPTON8,768303012127027,91998113.80%
ISLE OF WIGHT2,677511825729,6982267.70%(Western Tidewater District)
JAMES CITY3,90620130064131,5901,2609.10%(Peninsula District)
MATHEWS55612001103,44896
NEWPORT NEWS11,688693182190035,1376709.10%(Peninsula District)
NORFOLK15,0793082811209435,2487689.20%
NORTHAMPTON72627303405,2051408.10%(Eastern Shore District)
POQUOSON72822011503,87881
PORTSMOUTH7,789225892149113,23937810.90%
SOUTHAMPTON1,860-149052-14,354697.70%(Western Tidewater District)
SUFFOLK6,995214005163217,3223627.70%(Western Tidewater District)
VIRGINIA BEACH31,010811,30853302100,1961,7269.40%
WILLIAMSBURG540-12401103,74149.10%(Peninsula District)
YORK3,0822352038018,5433559.10%(Peninsula District)
LOCAL TOTALS119,3793815,37732178115382,4808,6149.99%(Local Average)

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