Virginia Nov. 12 COVID-19 update: Metrics still going down; more than 75% adults fully vaccinated, 85% have at least 1 shot

COVID-19 Vaccine

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia’s COVID metrics are still improving overall as vaccinations continue to go up.

More than 75% of Virginia adults are now fully vaccinated, a figure Gov. Ralph Northam cheered on Friday, and vaccinations are now underway for kids ages 5-11. Also 85% of adults have at least one shot, per Virginia Department of Health data Friday.

Cases are now holding steady around 1,300 per day statewide, but deaths and hospitalizations are still coming down. The Virginia Department of Health is now reporting about 28 deaths per day, down from about 45 per day this time last month.

State metrics

  • Cases (+1,466, 938,376 total), 1,328 per day on average
  • Deaths (+27, 14,321 total), 28 per day on average
  • Current hospitalizations (-29 patients, 825 total currently
  • Test positivity: 5.3% 
  • Vaccine doses administered: 12,000,014
  • Percent of population with at least one dose: 71.6% (6,111,727)
  • Percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 85%
  • Percent of population fully vaccinated: 63.6% (5,429,271)
  • Percent of adults fully vaccinated: 75.6%
  • People vaccinated with booster/third dose: 838,748

For more vaccine data, click here.


Local cases

  • Accomack: 4,128 cases, 318 hospitalized, 80 deaths (+1 case, +2 hospitalized)
  • Chesapeake: 29,184 cases, 1327 hospitalized, 365 deaths (+25 cases, +12 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,652 cases, 76 hospitalized, 44 deaths (no change)
  • Gloucester: 3,913 cases, 92 hospitalized, 79 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Hampton: 15,256 cases, 698 hospitalized, 241 deaths (+14 cases)
  • Isle of Wight: 4,542 cases, 229 hospitalized, 90 deaths (+7 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • James City County: 7,173 cases, 257 hospitalized, 94 deaths (+10 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Mathews: 900 cases, 28 hospitalized, 24 deaths (no change)
  • Newport News: 20,862 cases, 794 hospitalized, 303 deaths (+19 cases)
  • Norfolk: 24,725 cases, 1,530 hospitalized, 346 deaths (+23 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 1,162 cases, 103 hospitalized, 46 deaths (+1 case)
  • Poquoson: 1,358 cases, 37 hospitalized, 22 deaths (+1 case)
  • Portsmouth: 12,827 cases, 904 hospitalized, 246 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Southampton: 2,410 cases, 87 hospitalized, 67 deaths (+1 case)
  • Suffolk: 11,076 cases, 708 hospitalized, 241 deaths (+12 cases, -1 hospitalized)
  • Virginia Beach: 50,437 cases, 2,637 hospitalized, 562 deaths (+58 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 1,181 cases, 36 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+1 case)
  • York: 5,586 cases, 131 hospitalized, 82 deaths (+5 cases)

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