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Virginia reports 929 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 16,109 confirmed cases in state

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Posted at 9:22 AM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 09:22:08-04

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

According to their website, there are now 16,109 confirmed coronavirus cases, 792 probable cases, 2,416 people hospitalized and 581 coronavirus related deaths. The case numbers are up by 929 since Thursday and deaths are up by 29.

A total of 105,648 people in Virginia have now been tested.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Friday, there are 963 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 468 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 366 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

193 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 593 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,953 in the state - that's 20% usage.

2,196 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

  • Chesapeake 256
  • Accomack 303
  • Northampton 82
  • Hampton 119
  • Norfolk 204
  • James City County 160
  • Newport News 120
  • Poquoson 6
  • Williamsburg 20
  • York County 46
  • Portsmouth 170
  • Gloucester 24
  • Virginia Beach 396
  • Franklin City 23
  • Isle of Wight 99
  • Southampton 125
  • Suffolk 175

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