Virginia May 27 COVID-19 update: 357 new cases, 8 million-plus vaccine shots administered; Va. lifting restrictions Friday

Virginia

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia reported fewer than 400 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths on Thursday, and has now surpassed 8 million vaccine shots administered.

It comes a day ahead of Virginia lifting COVID capacity and social distancing restrictions.

Virginia’s now averaging just 360 new cases per day and deaths are down to 12 per day on average. Hospitalizations are down to just over 500 patients and the percent of positive coronavirus tests is now below 3%.

Virginia ranks around No. 15 for states in terms of percentage of population with at least one dose (53.8%) and those fully vaccinated (43.2%).

State metrics

  • New cases: (+357, 674,439 total), 360 per day on average
  • New deaths: (+9, 11,152 total), 12 per day on average
  • Current hospitalizations: (-6 patients, 514 currently)
  • Percent of positive tests: (2.8% on average)
  • Vaccine doses administered: total doses administered: 8,020,944 percent of population with at least 1 dose: 53.8% (66.1% of adults 18-plus), percent of the population fully vaccinated: 43.2% (54.4% of adults 18-plus)

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,854 cases, 209 hospitalized 42 deaths (+2 cases)
  • Chesapeake: 21,062 cases, 1016 hospitalized, 298 deaths (+8 cases, +3 hospitalized)
  • Franklin: 1,133 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (no change)
  • Gloucester: 2,248 cases, 62 hospitalized, 49 deaths (no change)
  • Hampton: 10,596 cases, 397 hospitalized, 178 deaths (+8 cases)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,160 cases, 150 hospitalized, 69 deaths (+2 cases)
  • James City County: 4,635 cases, 158 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+3 cases)
  • Mathews: 600 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (-1 case)
  • Newport News: 14,173 cases, 461 hospitalized, 229 deaths (+4 cases, +1 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Norfolk: 17,842 cases, 1013 hospitalized, 261 deaths (+8 cases, -1 hospitalized)
  • Northampton: 808 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (No change)
  • Poquoson: 887 cases, 22 hospitalized, 16 deaths (+1 case)
  • Portsmouth: 9,116 cases, 678 hospitalized, 199 deaths (+6 cases)
  • Southampton: 1,983 cases, 57 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 hospitalized)
  • Suffolk: 7,966 cases, 454 hospitalized, 191 deaths (+3 cases, +2 hospitalized)
  • Virginia Beach: 36,106 cases, 1,655 hospitalized, 406 deaths (+13 cases, +7 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Williamsburg: 769 cases, 28 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+1 case)
  • York: 3,774 cases, 71 hospitalized, 54 deaths (+3 cases)

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