Virginia April 30 COVID-19 update: Cases down to around 1K per day on average, positivity rate down to 4.7%

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia’s coronavirus metrics continue to improve slightly as we near the end of another week.

Virus levels have dropped by a notable amount in the last two weeks, with the number of positive tests now below 5%. Hospitalizations have also dipped below 1,000 patients. Deaths are well below peak levels from this winter, but are still hovering around 15 per day reported on average.

Statewide numbers

  • New cases: (+1,249, 659,590 total)
  • New deaths (+19, 10,770 total)
  • Current hospitalizations (-10 patients, 950 total)
  • Testing (4.7% 7-day average of positive tests)
  • Doses administered (6,190,879 total doses, 73,254 per day on average2,610,676 fully vaccinated, 44.3% with at least one dose30.6% fully vaccinated
  • Doses distributed (7,685,805 total), 80.5% of doses received have been administered

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,810 cases, 205 hospitalized 41 deaths (+7 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Chesapeake: 20,634 cases, 973 hospitalized, 288 deaths (+25 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,129 cases, 56 hospitalized, 32 deaths (-2 cases)
  • Gloucester: 2,178 cases, 59 hospitalized, 47 deaths (+1 case)
  • Hampton: 10,248 cases, 355 hospitalized, 172 deaths (+14 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,107 cases, 144 hospitalized, 66 deaths (+6 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • James City County: 4541 cases, 146 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+7 cases, +1 hospitalized,)
  • Mathews: 595 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no change)
  • Newport News: 13,740 cases, 422 hospitalized, 223 deaths (+35 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Norfolk: 17,348 cases, 966 hospitalized, 252 deaths (+31 cases, -1 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 794 cases, 79 hospitalized, 36 deaths (+ 1 case, +1 death)
  • Poquoson: 871 cases, 21 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no change)
  • Portsmouth: 8,884 cases, 657 hospitalized, 188 deaths (+19 cases, +1 death)
  • Southampton: 1,970 cases, 54 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Suffolk: 7,821 cases, 435 hospitalized, 185 deaths (+14 cases)
  • Virginia Beach: 35,360 cases, 1,572 hospitalized, 385 deaths (+43 cases, +6 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Williamsburg: 756 cases, 27 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no change)
  • York: 3,689 cases, 68 hospitalized, 52 deaths (+4 cases)

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