The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving coronavirus cases within the state.
According to their website, there are now 34,137 total cases, 32,428 of which are confirmed and 1,709 are probable. There are 1,099 total coronavirus related deaths, with 1,064 being confirmed and 25 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,229 and deaths are up by 25 since Wednesday.
A total of 216,890 reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction lab testing encounters have happened.
The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday there are 1,001 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 490 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 351 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.
191 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 627 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,956 in the state - that's 21% usage.
4,778 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.
These numbers come as Virginia Beach's beaches are scheduled to open Friday. Click here for guidelines set to ensure public safety and health while enjoying the beach.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
- Chesapeake- 412 cases, 81 hospitalized, 13 deaths
- Accomack- 709 cases, 40 ospitalized, 11 deaths
- Northampton- 206 cases, 18 hospitalized, 16 deaths
- Hampton- 167 cases, 30 hospitalized, 3 deaths
- Norfolk- 377 cases, 59 hospitalized, 6 deaths
- James City County cases, hospitalized, deaths
- Newport News- 215 cases, 38 hospitalized, 10 deaths
- Poquoson- 7 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
- Williamsburg- 43 cases, 9 hospitalized, 3 deaths
- York County- 65 cases,9 hospitalized, 3 deaths
- Portsmouth- 245 cases, 40 hospitalized, 11 deaths
- Gloucester- 30 cases, 7 hospitalized, 1 deaths
- Virginia Beach- 584 cases, 87 hospitalized, 19 deaths
- Franklin City- 30 cases, 3 hospitalized, 1 deaths
- Isle of Wight- 121 cases, 10 hospitalized, 3 deaths
- Southampton- 138 cases, 4 hospitalized, 2 deaths
- Suffolk- 278 cases, 42 hospitalized, 25 deaths