Virginia September 10 COVID-19 update: 4,479 new daily cases reported for the second time this week

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – For the second time this week, Virginia reported 4,479 new coronavirus cases in a single day. The Virginia Department of Health reported the same number on Wednesday.

Virginia’s 7-day moving average of new cases has risen to 3,380.

There are currently 2,150 people hospitalized with confirmed or pending cases of COVID-19 in Virginia. 513 of those patients are in the ICU, and 303 are on a ventilator.

The day after Virginia hit 12,000 deaths related to COVID-19, VDH reported 26 additional deaths, for a total of 12,036 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

State Metrics:

  • New cases: +4479 (801,827 total)
  • New deaths: +26 (12,036 total)
  • Current hospitalizations: (2,150 total)
  • Percent of positive tests: 10.9% (up from the day before)
  • Vaccine doses administered: 10,124,670
    • percent of population with at least one dose: 65.1% (5,553,998)
      • percent of adults (18+) with at least one dose: 77.3%
    • percent of population fully vaccinated: 57.7% (4,921,231)
      • percent of adults (18+) fully vaccinated: 68.8%

Local cases:

Accomack: 3,474 cases, 266 hospitalized, 57 deaths (+10 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Chesapeake: 25,540 cases, 1,181 hospitalized, 321 deaths (+116 cases, +2 hospitalized)
Franklin: 1,336 cases, 64 hospitalized, 36 deaths ( +9 cases)
Gloucester: 3,184 cases, 79 hospitalized, 54 deaths ( +26 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Hampton: 13,163 cases, 577 hospitalized, 198 deaths (+80 cases, +5 hospitalized)
Isle of Wight: 3,772 cases, 183 hospitalized, 74 deaths ( +14 cases, +4 hospitalized)
James City County: 5,910 cases, 212 hospitalized, 82 deaths ( +48 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
Mathews: 773 cases, 27 hospitalized, 15 deaths (+1 case)
Newport News: 17,931 cases, 681 hospitalized, 253 deaths ( +74 cases, +9 hospitalized, +1 death)
Norfolk: 21,659 cases, 1,313 hospitalized, 292 deaths ( +104 cases, +7 hospitalized)
Northampton: 957 cases, 91 hospitalized, 38 deaths (+7 cases, +2 hospitalized)
Poquoson: 1,080 cases, 31 hospitalized, 18 deaths ( +4 cases)
Portsmouth: 11,020 cases, 779 hospitalized, 212 deaths ( +51 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Southampton: 2,151 cases, 70 hospitalized, 58 deaths ( +7 cases, + 1 hospitalized)
Suffolk: 9,560 cases, 579 hospitalized, 203 deaths ( cases, hospitalized)
Virginia Beach: 44,285 cases, 2,268 hospitalized, 455 deaths ( +130 cases, +9 hospitalized, +4 deaths)
Williamsburg: 963 cases, 38 hospitalized, 14 deaths ( +18 cases)
York: 4,696 cases, 110 hospitalized, 62 deaths ( +19 cases)

The overwhelming majority of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to be in unvaccinated people, VDH data shows.

Local test positivity:

  • Chesapeake – 17.2%
  • Eastern Shore – 17.4%
  • Hampton – 15.9%
  • Norfolk – 18%
  • Peninsula – 16.9%
  • Portsmouth – 21.6%
  • Virginia Beach – 15.6%
  • Western Tidewater – 14.4%

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