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Virginia reports 996 new coronavirus cases, bringing state total to 44,607

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Posted at 9:05 AM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-31 09:05:45-04

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

According to their website, there are now 44,607 total cases, 42,499 of which are confirmed and 2,108 are probable. There are 1,375 total coronavirus related deaths, with 1,274 being confirmed and 101 being probable. The case numbers are up by 996, and deaths are up by 5 since Saturday.

A total of 313,283 people in Virginia have now been tested.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Sunday, there are 958 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 500 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.

196 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 623 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,984 in the state - that's 21% usage.

5,868 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

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

  • Chesapeake- 521 cases, 87 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Accomack- 909 cases, 48 hospitalized, 12 deaths
  • Northampton- 237 cases, 28 hospitalized, 23 deaths
  • Hampton- 207 cases, 30 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Norfolk- 503 cases, 69 hospitalized, 6 deaths
  • James City County- 205 cases, 54 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Newport News- 273 cases, 40 hospitalized, 10 deaths
  • Poquoson- 8 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
  • Williamsburg- 44 cases, 10 hospitalized, 4 deaths
  • York County- 74 cases, 9 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Portsmouth- 308 cases, 44 hospitalized, 11 deaths
  • Gloucester- 31 cases, 8 hospitalized, 1 death
  • Virginia Beach- 708 cases, 94 hospitalized, 23 deaths
  • Franklin City- 42 cases, 3 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Isle of Wight- 128 cases, 12 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Southampton- 147 cases, 6 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Suffolk- 315 cases, 50 hospitalized, 32 deaths

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