Virginia Sept. 16 COVID-19 update: 4,181 new cases, 37 deaths reported

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia reported 4,181 new coronavirus cases and 37 new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, and is still reporting more than 2,100 current COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide.

Metrics have being trending up overall, with more than 3,600 new cases per day on average. That’s about where Virginia was in December (when cases were still rising) and February (when cases were coming down).

Reported deaths (28 per day) are at their highest levels since March.

Read more about vaccination demographic rates in Hampton Roads and more in Wednesday’s report.

State metrics

  • New cases (+4,181, 822,985 total), 3,662 per day on average and going up overall (highest since Feb.)
  • Avg. of new cases per 100k of population: 43
  • New deaths (+37, 12,207 total), 28 per day on average, up significantly on average from earlier this summer, highest since March
  • Current hospitalizations (-11 patients, 2,144 total currently, 2,142 7-day average and rising overall (highest since Feb.)
  • Test positivity: 10.6% (16.8% in Hampton Roads)
  • Vaccine doses administered: 10,226,850
  • Percent of population with at least one dose: 65.7% (5,596,532 people overall)
  • Percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 78%
  • Percent of population fully vaccinated: 58.3% (4,972,727 people overall)
  • Percent of adults fully vaccinated: 69.4%

Local cases

  • Accomack: 3,545 cases, 272 hospitalized, 62 deaths (+12 cases, +4 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Chesapeake: 26,108 cases, 1,199 hospitalized, 323 deaths (+96 cases +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Franklin: 1,375 cases, 66 hospitalized, 38 deaths (+9 cases)
  • Gloucester: 3,326 cases, 83 hospitalized, 54 deaths (+22 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Hampton: 13,537 cases, 600 hospitalized, 208 deaths (+77 cases, +1 hospitalized, +2 deaths)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,870 cases, 189 hospitalized, 74 deaths (+18 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • James City County: 6,084 cases, 223 hospitalized, 85 deaths (+33 cases)
  • Mathews: 790 cases, 28 hospitalized, 15 deaths ( +4 cases)
  • Newport News: 18,386 cases, 698 hospitalized, 259 deaths (+87 cases, +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Norfolk: 22,157 cases, 1,351 hospitalized, 296 deaths (+88 cases, +11 hospitalized,)
  • Northampton: 990 cases, 94 hospitalized, 38 deaths (+8 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Poquoson: 1,119 cases, 31 hospitalized, 18 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Portsmouth: 11,317 cases, 833 hospitalized, 215 deaths (+48 cases, +24 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Southampton: 2,172 cases, 72 hospitalized, 58 deaths (+4 cases)
  • Suffolk: 9,774 cases, 604 hospitalized, 204 deaths (+32 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Virginia Beach: 45,453 cases, 2,345 hospitalized, 465 deaths (+250 cases, +12 hospitalized, +5 deaths)
  • Williamsburg: 1,018 cases, 38 hospitalized, 14 deaths (+19 cases)
  • York: 4,804 cases, 112 hospitalized, 64 deaths (+32 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)

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