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 (10/17), in Virginia we’re at 165,238 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), 11,831 hospitalizations and 3,422 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 1,114 (+0.7%) in the latest statistics, which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,183 (+0.7%). The number of TOTAL test results is currently at 2,549,370 TOTAL test results (up 21,926 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 51 (+0.4%), which is a slower rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 76 (+0.65%). Deaths are reported +14 compared to +20 the previous day.