Virginia COVID-19 June 5 update: 286 new cases, over 45% of population fully vaccinated

Coronavirus

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Department of Health is reporting 286 new cases along with 7 new deaths related to COVID-19 Saturday. The percent positivity rate in the commonwealth remains at 2.6%.

As of Saturday morning, June 5, Virginia has an overall number of 676,586 coronavirus cases since the start of the outbreak. Of the overall cases reported, 526,442 have been confirmed by testing. 150,144 are probable cases, in which a patient who shows symptoms is diagnosed without testing.

According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, there are currently are 444 people in Virginia hospitalized due to COVID-19. State health officials also reported 7 new COVID-19-related deaths. So far, the virus has taken the lives of 11,229 people in Virginia

State Metrics

  • New Cases (+286, 675,586 total)
  • New Deaths (+7, 11,229 total)
  • Current Hospitalizations (443 Currently)
  • Vaccine doses administered: 8,339,271
    • percent of population with at least one dose: 55.6%
      • percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 67.8%
    • percent of population fully vaccinated: 45.4% (3,871,196)
      • percent of adults (18+) fully vaccinated: 45.4%

Local Cases

Accomack: 2,861 cases, 211 hospitalized 43 deaths (-1 case)
Chesapeake: 21,123 cases, 1023 hospitalized, 301 deaths ( 7 cases, 2 hospitalized)
Franklin: 1,134 cases, 56 hospitalized, 32 deaths (1 case, 1 hospitalized)
Gloucester: 2,257 cases, 63 hospitalized, 49 deaths (5 case, 2 hospitalized)
Hampton: 10,671 cases, 405 hospitalized, 179 deaths (10 cases, 2 hospitalized, 1 death)
Isle of Wight: 3,164 cases, 150 hospitalized, 69 deaths (2 cases)
James City County: 4,646 cases, 161 hospitalized, 72 deaths ( 2 cases, 1 hospitalized)
Mathews: 599 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (NO CHANGES)
Newport News: 14,240 cases, 474 hospitalized, 233 deaths (17 cases, 2 hospitalized)
Norfolk: 17,922 cases, 1024 hospitalized, 264 deaths ( 21 cases, 4 hospitalized)
Northampton: 807 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (NO CHANGES)
Poquoson: 891 cases, 23 hospitalized, 16 deaths (1 case, 1 hospitalized)
Portsmouth: 9,143 cases, 681 hospitalized, 200 deaths ( 3 cases, 1 hospitalized)
Southampton: 1,986 cases, 57 hospitalized, 56 deaths (NO CHANGES)
Suffolk: 7,985 cases, 456 hospitalized, 191 deaths ( 5 cases, 1 hospitalized)
Virginia Beach: 36,237  cases, 1,684 hospitalized, 407 deaths (32 cases, 16 hospitalized)
Williamsburg: 771 cases, 28 hospitalized, 13 deaths (-1 case)
York: 3,778 cases, 74 hospitalized, 55 deaths (2 cases)

For additional information on COVID-19 metrics in the commonwealth, go to the Virginia Department of Health website.

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