Virginia Oct. 25 COVID-19 update: Virus levels continue dive, reported deaths still high at 37 per day

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — As the end of October nears, Virginia appears to be in good shape with metrics still dropping steadily overall.

Deaths still remain elevated, with nearly all among unvaccinated people.

Hospitalizations are also dropping, with just over 1,200 patients statewide currently.

View all the VDH data here.

State metrics

  • New cases
    • +943 cases Monday, 918,700 since start of pandemic
    • now 1,545 per day, less than half of this time last month)
  • Avg. of new cases per 100k of population: 18.1
  • New deaths
    • +7 reported Monday, 13,745 since start of pandemic
    • 37 per day on average, up significantly on average from earlier this summer, trend has plateaued overall recently
  • Current hospitalizations (+8 patients, 1,230 total currently) 
    • 1,281 7-day average, trending down overall
  • Test positivity: 6.3%

Local cases (daily increase from Sunday to Monday, view more daily numbers on VDH’s site)

Metrics have dropped steeply overall locally.

  • Accomack: 4,054 cases, 311 hospitalized, 75 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Chesapeake: 28,435 cases, 1,283 hospitalized, 353 deaths (+15 cases, +2 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Franklin: 1,612 cases, 75 hospitalized, 42 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Gloucester: 3,838 cases, 91 hospitalized, 75 deaths (+3 cases, +1 death)
  • Hampton: 14,922 cases, 685 hospitalized, 237 deaths (+11 cases, +1 hospitalization +1 death)
  • Isle of Wight: 4,423 cases, 222 hospitalized, 85 deaths (+2 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • James City County: 7,007 cases, 246 hospitalized, 95 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Mathews: 887 cases, 29 hospitalized, 21 deaths (+3 cases)
  • Newport News: 20,455 cases, 779 hospitalized, 291 deaths (+20 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Norfolk: 24,295 cases, 1,491 hospitalized, 335 deaths (+19 cases, +3 hospitalized, +2 deaths)
  • Northampton: 1,153 cases, 103 hospitalized, 44 deaths (+3 cases)
  • Poquoson: 1,326 cases, 34 hospitalized, 19 deaths (+1 case)
  • Portsmouth: 12,566 cases, 887 hospitalized, 238 deaths (+8 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Southampton: 2,388 cases, 84 hospitalized, 65 deaths (8 cases)
  • Suffolk: 10,852 cases, 687 hospitalized, 231 deaths (+8 cases, +1 hospitalized, +3 deaths)
  • Virginia Beach: 49,500 cases, 2,599 hospitalized, 543 deaths (+35 cases, +3 hospitalized, +9 deaths)
  • Williamsburg: 1,160 cases, 43 hospitalized, 14 deaths (+1 case)
  • York: 5,444 cases, 126 hospitalized, 75 deaths (+9 cases, +1 hospitalizations)

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