Virginia June 18 COVID-19 update: 114 new cases and 6 new deaths reported; Test positivity down to 1.5%

COVID-19 Vaccine

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia reported 114 new cases and 6 new COVID-19 deaths on Friday.

Hospitalizations continue to drop overall, now down to 268 patients currently. The average percent of positive tests is also now down to 1.5% on average.

Virginia’s also inching closer to that 70% mark for adults with at least one vaccine dose. With more vaccination clinics being added to help underserved areas such as some in Hampton Roads, Virginia could soon pass that threshold.

State metrics

  • New cases: (+114, 678,506 total), 139 per day on average
  • New deaths: (+6, 11,342 total), 8.4 per day on average
  • Current hospitalizations: (-39 patients, 268 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: (1.5% on average)
  • Vaccine doses administered: total doses administered: 8,782,457 percent of population with at least 1 dose: 57.5% (69.6% of adults 18-plus), percent of the population fully vaccinated: 48.8% (59.9% of adults 18-plus)

Local metrics

  • Accomack: 2,868 cases, 212 hospitalized 45 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Chesapeake: 21,194 cases, 1,028 hospitalized, 305 deaths (+10 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,138 cases, 56 hospitalized, 33 deaths (no change)
  • Gloucester: 2,267 cases, 66 hospitalized, 49 deaths (+3 cases)
  • Hampton: 10,703 cases, 426 hospitalized, 181 deaths (+4 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,172 cases, 151 hospitalized, 70 deaths (+1 case)
  • James City County: 4,662 cases, 167 hospitalized, 72 deaths (-2 cases)
  • Mathews: 602 cases, 23 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no changes)
  • Newport News: 14,297 cases, 497 hospitalized, 237 deaths (+10 cases, +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Norfolk: 17,990 cases, 1,033 hospitalized, 267 deaths (+6 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 807 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (no change)
  • Poquoson: 897 cases, 25 hospitalized, 18 deaths (no change)
  • Portsmouth: 9,174 cases, 684 hospitalized, 202 deaths (-1 case)
  • Southampton: 1,985 cases, 56 hospitalized, 57 deaths (-1 hospitalized)
  • Suffolk: 8000 cases, 460 hospitalized, 191 deaths (-2 cases)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,306 cases, 1,703 hospitalized, 413 deaths (+7 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 768 cases, 29 hospitalized, 13 deaths (no change)
  • York: 3,796 cases, 79 hospitalized, 57 deaths (-1 case, +death)

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