Virginia Dec. 10 COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations bump up by 62 patients to 1,251 total; metrics climbing overall

Coronavirus

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia’s COVID-19 hospitalizations jumped up by 62 patients between Thursday and Friday as COVID metrics continue to rise overall.

Virginia’s now reporting about 2,500 new cases per day and there were 1,251 current COVID patients as of Friday. Deaths (20 reported per day) are also rising again, with most deaths and hospitalizations continuing to be in unvaccinated people.

Metrics overall still haven’t seen a major spike, but there’s been a noticeable uptick lately.

Boosters are available for all adults to provide an extra level of protection, including now for 16- and 17-year-olds.

State metrics

  • New cases (+2,848, 994,069 total), 2,496 cases per day and rising
  • Deaths (+27, 14,895 total), rising again (20 per day) after falling to 12 per day
  • Current hospitalizations (+62, 1,251 total currently), rising again
  • Test positivity: 8.1%, rising
  • Vaccine doses administered: 13,201,099
  • Percent of population with at least one dose: 75.3% (6,423,501)
  • Percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 86.8%
  • Percent of population fully vaccinated: 66.1% (5,642,576)
  • Percent of adults fully vaccinated: 77.2%
  • People vaccinated with booster/third dose: 1,524,393

For more vaccine data, click here.


Local cases

  • Accomack: 4,285 cases, 329 hospitalized, 81 deaths (+10 cases)
  • Chesapeake: 30,326 cases, 1344 hospitalized, 374 deaths (+67 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,699 cases, 75 hospitalized, 43 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Gloucester: 4,088 cases, 92 hospitalized, 80 deaths (+7 cases)
  • Hampton: 15,750 cases, 715 hospitalized, 249 deaths (+23 cases)
  • Isle of Wight: 4,708 cases, 229 hospitalized, 92 deaths (+8 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • James City County: 7,630 cases, 266 hospitalized, 99 deaths (+19 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Mathews: 936 cases, 28 hospitalized, 24 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Newport News: 21,531 cases, 804 hospitalized, 306 deaths (+30 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Norfolk: 25,541 cases, 1,341 hospitalized, 361 deaths (+56 cases, +5 hospitalized,+1 death)
  • Northampton: 1,201 cases, 105 hospitalized, 47 deaths (+1 case)
  • Poquoson: 1,411 cases, 39 hospitalized, 23 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Portsmouth: 13,188 cases, 938 hospitalized, 252 deaths (+19 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Southampton: 2,484 cases, 90 hospitalized, 71 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Suffolk: 11,427 cases, 739 hospitalized, 251 deaths (+15 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Virginia Beach: 52,482 cases, 2,708 hospitalized, 579 deaths (+119 cases, +5 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 1,243 cases, 39 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+4 cases)
  • York: 5,852 cases, 136 hospitalized, 83 deaths (+12 cases)

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