Virginia May 7 COVID-19 update: 938 new cases, 13 new deaths, 829 hospitalized

Virginia

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Coronavirus numbers in Virginia continue to trend in a positive direction as we near the close of another week.

This week, Gov. Ralph Northam said Virginia would lift all coronavirus measures, besides the mask mandate, on June 15 if things continue to improve. He said he’d reevaluate the wearing of masks around that time.

Statewide numbers

  • New cases: (+938, 665,332 total)
  • New deaths (+13, 10,874 total)
  • Current hospitalizations (-18 patients, 829 total)
  • Testing (4.4% 7-day average of positive tests)
  • Doses administered (6,625,668 total doses, 65,573 per day on average, 2,892,277 fully vaccinated, 46.3% with at least one dose, 33.9% fully vaccinated
  • Doses distributed (8,028,055 total), 82.5% of doses received have been administered

Local cases

  • Accomack: 2,821 cases, 207 hospitalized 41 deaths (+3 cases,)
  • Chesapeake: 20795 cases, 986 hospitalized, 292 deaths (+47 cases, +2 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Franklin: 1,128 cases, 55 hospitalized, 32 deaths (-3 cases, -1 hospitalized)
  • Gloucester: 2,190 cases, 60 hospitalized, 48 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Hampton: 10,376 cases, 362 hospitalized, 175 deaths (+30 cases)
  • Isle of Wight: 3,130 cases, 148 hospitalized, 68 deaths (-2 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • James City County: 4580 cases, 148 hospitalized, 72 deaths (+5 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Mathews: 597 cases, 22 hospitalized, 12 deaths (no change)
  • Newport News: 13,861 cases, 430 hospitalized, 224 deaths (+13 cases, +1 hospitalized)
  • Norfolk: 17,521 cases, 977 hospitalized, 256 deaths (+33 cases, +3 hospitalized, +1 death)
  • Northampton: 805 cases, 80 hospitalized, 36 deaths (+3 cases)
  • Poquoson: 873 cases, 21 hospitalized, 16 deaths (no change)
  • Portsmouth: 9,003 cases, 669 hospitalized, 191 deaths (+15 cases, +2 hospitalized +1 death)
  • Southampton: 1,975 cases, 54 hospitalized, 56 deaths (+1 case)
  • Suffolk: 7,871 cases, 436 hospitalized, 187 deaths (+5 cases)
  • Virginia Beach: 35,673 cases, 1,590 hospitalized, 391 deaths (+36 cases, +1 hospitalized,+2 deaths)
  • Williamsburg: 763 cases, 27 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+1 death)
  • York: 3,720 cases, 68 hospitalized, 52 deaths (+8 cases)

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