Virginia June 24 COVID-19 update: 193 new cases, state positivity rate dips to 1.4%

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Department of Health has released its latest coronavirus statistics on Thursday.

Daily cases in the state are up from yesterday with 193 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. VDH is reporting a 7-day moving average of 136 cases, which is a 90% decrease since the first of April.

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248 people are currently hospitalized with confirmed or pending cases of COVID-19, which is down ever so slightly from yesterday. 25% of those are in the ICU, while 13% are currently on a ventilator.

Overall, the state has reported 679,330 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 1.4%.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 11,378 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic. That included the increase in 10 deaths from yesterday.

State Metrics:

  • New cases: +193 (679,330 total)
  • New deaths: +1 (11,378 total)
  • Current hospitalizations: -11 patients (248 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: 1.4%
  • Vaccine doses administered: 8,915,179
    • percent of population with at least one dose: 58.2% (4,963,465)
      • percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 70.3%
    • percent of population fully vaccinated: 49.8% (4,252,807)
      • percent of adults (18+) fully vaccinated: 60.8%

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,869 cases, 212 hospitalized 45 deaths (no change)
  • Chesapeake: 21,228 cases, 1,031 hospitalized, 305 deaths (+8 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,141 cases, 56 hospitalized, 33 deaths (+1 case)
  • Gloucester: 2,272 cases, 66 hospitalized, 49 deaths (no change)
  • Hampton: 10,717 cases, 434 hospitalized, 181 deaths (+4 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,172 cases, 151 hospitalized, 70 deaths (no change)
  • James City County: 4,665 cases, 168 hospitalized, 72 deaths (-1 case)
  • Mathews: 602 cases, 23 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no changes)
  • Newport News: 14,337 cases, 505 hospitalized, 239 deaths (+11 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Norfolk: 18,016 cases, 1,040 hospitalized, 269 deaths (+3 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 807 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (no change)
  • Poquoson: 896 cases, 26 hospitalized, 18 deaths (no change)
  • Portsmouth: 9,193 cases, 685 hospitalized, 203 deaths (+1 case)
  • Southampton: 1,985 cases, 56 hospitalized, 57  deaths (+1 case)
  • Suffolk: 8,003 cases, 462 hospitalized, 191 deaths (no change)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,373 cases, 1,716 hospitalized, 413 deaths (+9 cases, +6 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 772 cases, 29 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+2 cases)
  • York: 3,805 cases, 82 hospitalized, 57 deaths (+3 cases, +2 hospitalized)

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