Virginia May 26 COVID-19 update: 7.9 million vaccine doses administered

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

Daily cases in the state are down from yesterday with 323 cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Yesterday’s report showed a significant increase in the number of cases due to a disparity that came from a backlog of cases from a lab vendor, which goes back as far as April 2020.

527 people are currently hospitalized with confirmed or pending cases of COVID-19. 29% of those are in the ICU, while 17% are currently on a ventilator.

Overall, the state has reported 674,082 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 2.7%.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 11,143 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

State Metrics:

  • New cases: +323 (674,082 total)
  • New deaths: +6 (11,143 total)
  • Current hospitalizations: +7 patients (527 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: 2.7%
  • Vaccine doses administered: 7,979,477
    • percent of population with at least one dose: 53.6% (4,576,622)
      • percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 66.2%
    • percent of population fully vaccinated: 43% (3,666,634)
      • percent of adults (18+) fully vaccinated: 54.1%

Local Cases:

  • Accomack: 2,853 cases, 209 hospitalized 42 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Chesapeake: 21,054 cases, 1013 hospitalized, 298 deaths (+18 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,133 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (no change)
  • Gloucester: 2,248 cases, 62 hospitalized, 49 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Hampton: 10,588 cases, 397 hospitalized, 178 deaths (+15 cases,+1 hospitalized)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,158 cases, 150 hospitalized, 69 deaths (no change)
  • James City County: 4,632 cases, 158 hospitalized, 72 deaths (-2 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Mathews: 601 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (+1 case)
  • Newport News: 14,169 cases, 460 hospitalized, 228 deaths (+7 cases)
  • Norfolk: 17,834 cases, 1014 hospitalized, 261 deaths (+15 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 808 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (No change)
  • Poquoson: 886 cases, 22 hospitalized, 16 deaths (+1 case)
  • Portsmouth: 9,110 cases, 678 hospitalized, 199 deaths   (+10 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Southampton: 1,983 cases, 56 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 case)
  • Suffolk: 7,963 cases, 452 hospitalized, 191 deaths (no change)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,093 cases, 1,648 hospitalized, 405 deaths (+16 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Williamsburg: 769 cases, 28 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+1 case)
  • York: 3,771 cases, 71 hospitalized, 54 deaths (+23 cases, +1 hospitalized)

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