See below for graphics of the newly posted COVID-19 numbers by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. So, at this point (8/31), in Virginia we’re at 120,594 total reported – confirmed plus probable – cases (note that actual cases, as well as deaths, could be higher, maybe even a LOT higher, based on stories like this one in the NY Times), 9,569 hospitalizations and 2,580 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 847 (+0.7%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 938 (+0.8%). The number of TOTAL test results was [NOT ABLE TO ACCESS THESE NUMBERS THIS MORNING] 1,xxx,xxx (up 1x,xxx from 1,692,025 yesterday), which is still below what we need, according to researchers at Harvard (that would be 22,422/day for mitigation, 81,741/day for suppression). As for hospitalizations, they went up 14 (+0.1%), from 9,555 to 9,569, which is a slower rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 43 (+0.5%). Deaths are reported up 11 (from 2,569 to 2,580), compared up 1 (from 2,568 to 2,569) the previous day.