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Over 1K new coronavirus cases reported in Virginia, death toll nearing 1K ahead of loosened restrictions

A total of 185,551 people in Virginia have now been tested.
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Posted at 10:42 AM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 10:44:04-04

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

According to their website, there are now 27,813 total cases, 26,469 of which are confirmed and 1,344 are probable. There are 955 total coronavirus related deaths, with 927 being confirmed and 28 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,067, and deaths are up by 28 since Wednesday.

A total of 185,551 people in Virginia have now been tested.

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The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 1,037 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 496 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 355 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

201 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 652 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,942 in the state - that's 22% usage.

3,678 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

  • Chesapeake 362 cases, 76 hospitalized, 9 deaths
  • Accomack 593 cases, 26 hospitalized, 8 deaths
  • Northampton 184 cases, 12 hospitalized, 6 deaths
  • Hampton 156 cases, 29 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Norfolk 338 cases, 56 hospitalized, 5 deaths
  • James City County 174 cases, 53 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Newport News 179 cases, 36 hospitalized, 10 deaths
  • Poquoson 7 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
  • Williamsburg 42 cases, 9 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • York County 61 cases, 8 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Portsmouth 217 cases, 39 hospitalized, 9 deaths
  • Gloucester 28 cases, 7 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Virginia Beach 528 cases, 86 hospitalized, 19 deaths
  • Franklin City 26 cases, 2 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Isle of Wight 114 cases, 10 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Southampton 134 cases, 4 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Suffolk 221 cases, 41 hospitalized, 22 deaths

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