Virginia May 9 COVID-19 update: 539 new cases, 10 deaths reported

Coronavirus

(WAVY) — Coronavirus numbers in Virginia continue to trend in a positive direction as we close out another week.

This week, Gov. Ralph Northam said Virginia would lift all coronavirus measures, besides the mask mandate, on June 15 if things continue to improve. He said he’d reevaluate the wearing of masks around that time.

As of Sunday, VDH data shows 6,722,434 total doses have been administered, and 34.6% of people are fully vaccinated. 46.7% of Virginians have at least one dose.

Statewide numbers

  • New cases: (+539, 666,650 total)
  • New deaths (+10, 10,895 total)
  • Testing (4.4% 7-day average of positive tests)
  • Doses administered (6,722,434 total doses, 2,955,864 fully vaccinated, 46.7% with at least one dose, 34.6% fully vaccinated)

Statewide numbers

Total Cases 666,650
Total Hospitalizations 28,897
Total deaths 10,895
News cases 539

Local numbers

Accomack: 2,825 cases, 207 hospitalized 41 deaths (+2 cases)
Chesapeake: 20,821 cases, 987 hospitalized, 292 deaths (+11 cases)
Franklin: 1,130 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (no changes)
Gloucester: 2,191 cases, 60 hospitalized, 48 deaths (+1 hospitalization)
Hampton: 10,405 cases, 362 hospitalized, 176 deaths (+5 cases)
Isle of Wight: 3,135 cases, 148 hospitalized, 68 deaths (+5 hospitalized)
James City County: 4,586 cases, 149 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+3 cases)
Mathews: 597 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no change)
Newport News: 13,905 cases, 431 hospitalized, 224 deaths (+21 cases)
Norfolk: 17,562 cases, 982 hospitalized, 256 deaths (+19 cases)
Northampton: 805 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (no changes)
Poquoson: 873 cases, 22 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no changes)
Portsmouth: 9,019 cases, 669 hospitalized, 191 deaths (+7 cases)
Southampton: 1,973 cases, 54 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 cases)
Suffolk: 7,883 cases, 437 hospitalized, 187 deaths (+5 cases)
Virginia Beach: 35,735 cases, 1,597 hospitalized, 393 deaths (+26 cases, +2 hospitalized)
Williamsburg: 764 cases, 27 hospitalized, 13 deaths (no change) 
York: 3,724 cases, 68 hospitalized, 52 deaths  (+1 cases)

Additional information from the Virginia Department of Health website can be found here.

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