Virginia June 2 COVID-19 update: 186 new cases reported as virus levels continue to fall, more than half of Va. adults fully vaccinated

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY ) — Virginia reported 186 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as its daily reported numbers continue to tick down.

Virginia’s now averaging just over 200 cases and 9 deaths per day due to the virus. Hospitalizations are below 500 patients and trending down overall.

56% of adults are now fully vaccinated and 67% have at least one vaccine dose.

Virginia just lifted most COVID restrictions last week. Businesses can still require employees and customers to wear a mask.

State metrics

  • New cases: (+186, 675,783 total), 243 per day on average
  • New deaths: (+12, 11,206 total), 9 per day on average
  • Current hospitalizations: (+30 patients, 476 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: (2.6% on average)
  • Vaccine doses administered: total doses administered: 8,230,004, percent of population with at least 1 dose: 55% (67.3% of adults 18-plus), percent of the population fully vaccinated: 44.6% (56.1% of adults 18-plus)

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,859 cases, 210 hospitalized 42 deaths (+1 case, +1 hospitalized)
  • Chesapeake: 21,107 cases, 1,019 hospitalized, 301 deaths (+5 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,134 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (no change)
  • Gloucester: 2,253 cases, 61 hospitalized, 49 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Hampton: 10,653 cases, 403 hospitalized, 178 deaths (+9 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,162 cases, 150 hospitalized, 69 deaths (no change)
  • James City County: 4,642 cases, 158 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+1 case)
  • Mathews: 599 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no change)
  • Newport News: 14,221 cases, 470 hospitalized, 232 deaths (+1 case, +3 hospitalized, +2 deaths)
  • Norfolk: 17,895 cases, 1,018 hospitalized, 264 deaths (+2 cases, +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Northampton: 807 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (no change)
  • Poquoson: 890 cases, 22 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no change)
  • Portsmouth: 9,135 cases, 679 hospitalized, 200 deaths (+6 cases)
  • Southampton: 1,985 cases, 57 hospitalized, 56 deaths (no change)
  • Suffolk: 7,976 cases, 455 hospitalized, 191 deaths (+4 case)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,193 cases, 1,665 hospitalized, 407 deaths ( +3 cases)
  • Williamsburg: 772 cases, 28 hospitalized, 13 deaths (no change)
  • York: 3,776 cases, 73 hospitalized, 55 deaths (+1 case, +2 hospitalized)

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