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Virginia releases coronavirus update as Accomack Co. continues to have most cases in region

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Posted at 11:03 AM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 11:10:08-04

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

According to their website, there are now 21,570 total cases, 20,537 of which are confirmed and 1,033 are probable. There are 769 total coronavirus related deaths, with 745 being confirmed and 24 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,314, and deaths are up by 56 since Monday.

A total of 136,558 people in Virginia have now been tested.

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Virginia Department of Health

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 1,094 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus currently being hospitalized. There are 519 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 371 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

203 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 587 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,912 in the state - that's 20% usage.

2,825 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

  • Chesapeake 311 cases, 68 hospitalized, 9 deaths
  • Accomack 463 cases, 22 hospitalized, 7 deaths
  • Northampton 149 cases, 7 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Hampton 131 cases, 28 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Norfolk 270 cases. 48 hospitalized, 5 deaths
  • James City County 167 cases. 52 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Newport News 137 cases, 35 hospitalized, 10 deaths
  • Poquoson 7 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
  • Williamsburg 29 cases, 8 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • York County 51 cases, 8 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Portsmouth 193 cases, 37 hospitalized, 8 deaths
  • Gloucester 27 cases, 7 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Virginia Beach 454 cases, 83 hospitalized, 17 deaths
  • Franklin 23 cases, 2 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Isle of Wight 103 cases. 10 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Southampton 128 cases. 3 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Suffolk 208 cases, 38 hospitalized, 17 deaths

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