Virginia COVID-19 April 28 update: Over 1,120 new cases, over 6 million vaccine doses administered

Virginia

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Department of Health is reporting 1,120 new cases along with 11 new deaths related to COVID-19 Wednesday. The percent positivity rate in the commonwealth remains at 5.1%.

As of Wednesday morning, April 28, Virginia has an overall number of 657,154 coronavirus cases since the start of the outbreak. Of the overall cases reported, 510,867 have been confirmed by testing. 146,287 are probable cases, in which a patient who shows symptoms is diagnosed without testing.

Currently, there are 988 people in Virginia hospitalized due to COVID-19. State health officials also reported 11 new COVID-19-related deaths. So far, the virus has taken the lives of 10,735 people in the state.

State Metrics

  • New Cases (+1,120, 657,154 total)
  • New Deaths (+11, 10,735 total)
  • Current Hospitalizations (988 Currently)
  • Vaccine Doses Administered (Total doses administered 6,018,570) (73,264 average doses administered per day) (Percent of population with at least 1 dose 43.5%, Percent of population fully vaccinated 29.4%)

Accomack: 2,798 cases, 204 hospitalized 40 deaths (+3 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Chesapeake: 20,581 cases, 968 hospitalized, 288 deaths (+20 cases, +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
Franklin: 1,128 cases, 56 hospitalized, 32 deaths (+1 case)
Gloucester: 2,173 cases, 59 hospitalized, 47 deaths (+4 cases)
Hampton: 10,212 cases, 353 hospitalized, 172 deaths (+21 cases, +1 death)
Isle of Wight: 3,098 cases, 143 hospitalized, 66 deaths (+4 cases)
James City County: 4,526 cases, 145 hospitalized, 71 deaths (+5 cases)
Mathews: 595 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (+1 case)
Newport News: 13,678 cases, 419 hospitalized, 223 deaths (+25 cases, +2 hospitalized, +1 death)
Norfolk: 17,291 cases, 965 hospitalized, 252 deaths (+38 cases, +3 hospitalized) 
Northampton: 791 cases, 79 hospitalized, 35 deaths (no changes)
Poquoson: 871 cases, 21 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no changes)
Portsmouth: 8,848 cases, 656 hospitalized, 187 deaths (+20 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Southampton: 1,962 cases, 54 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Suffolk: 7,796 cases, 435 hospitalized, 185 deaths (+10 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Virginia Beach: 35,269 cases, 1,563 hospitalized, 384 deaths (+72 cases, +8 hospitalized, +1 death)
Williamsburg: 758 cases, 27 hospitalized, 12 deaths (+5 cases)
York: 3,674 cases, 68 hospitalized, 52 deaths (+9 cases)

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