Virginia June 3 COVID-19 update: 258 new cases, 10 new deaths reported, test positivity down to 2.5%

Coronavirus

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia reported 258 new coronavirus cases and 10 new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, and another slight increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

There are now about 230 new cases and 9 new deaths reported per day on average, and test positivity has gone down to 2.5%.

56.4% of Virginian adults are also now fully vaccinated. Health officials are trying to get more younger people and families vaccinated with events such as the Chesapeake Health Department’s Family Fun Fair this Friday.

State metrics

  • New cases: (+258, 676,041 total), 229 per day on average
  • New deaths: (+10, 11,206 total), 9 per day on average
  • Current hospitalizations: (+22 patients, 498 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: (2.5% on average)
  • Vaccine doses administered: total doses administered: 8,267,995 percent of population with at least 1 dose: 55.2% (67.4% of adults 18-plus), percent of the population fully vaccinated: 44.9% (56.4% of adults 18-plus)

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,862 cases, 211 hospitalized 43 deaths (+3 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Chesapeake: 21,116 cases, 1021 hospitalized, 301 deaths (+9 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,133 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (-1 case)
  • Gloucester: 2,252 cases, 61 hospitalized, 49 deaths (-1 case)
  • Hampton: 10,661 cases, 403 hospitalized, 178 deaths (+8 cases)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,162 cases, 150 hospitalized, 69 deaths (no changes)
  • James City County: 4,644 cases, 160 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+2 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Mathews: 599 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no changes)
  • Newport News: 14,223 cases, 472 hospitalized, 233 deaths (+2 cases, +2 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Norfolk: 17,901 cases, 1020 hospitalized, 264 deaths (+16 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 807 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (no changes)
  • Poquoson: 890 cases, 22 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no changes)
  • Portsmouth: 9,140 cases, 680 hospitalized, 200 deaths (+5 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Southampton: 1,986 cases, 57 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 case)
  • Suffolk: 7,980 cases, 455 hospitalized, 191 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,205 cases, 1,668 hospitalized, 407 deaths (+12 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 772 cases, 28 hospitalized, 13 deaths (no changes)
  • York: 3,776 cases, 74 hospitalized, 55 deaths (+1 hospitalized)

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