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 (10/5), in Virginia we’re at 152,557 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), 11,259 hospitalizations and 3,276 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 687 (+0.5%) in the latest statistics, which is a slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,067 (+0.7%). The number of TOTAL test results was not available this morning was 2,294,394 (up about 14k from yesterday); note that, according to researchers at Harvard, we need 22,422 test results/day for mitigation, 81,741/day for suppression). As for hospitalizations, they went up 38 (+0.3%), which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 30 (+0.3%). Deaths are reported +3, compared to +3 the previous day.