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Friday (10/23) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +1,180 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 171,284), +67 Hospitalizations (to 12,140), +15 Deaths (to 3,539)

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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 (10/23), in Virginia we’re at 171,284 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), 12,140 hospitalizations and 3,539 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 1,180 (+0.7%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,332 (+0.8%). The number of TOTAL test results is currently at [not available this morning] TOTAL test results (up [?] from yesterday; note that, according to researchers at Harvard, we need 21,145 test results/day for mitigation, 81,741/day for suppression). As for hospitalizations, they went up 67 (+0.6%), which is a slightly faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 63 (+0.5%).  Deaths are reported +15 compared to +9 the previous day.