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Saturday (10/24) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +1,180 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 172,372), +58 Hospitalizations (to 12,198), +39 Deaths (to 3,578)

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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 (10/24), in Virginia we’re at 172,372 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), 12,198 hospitalizations and 3,578 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 1,088 (+0.6%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,180 (+0.7%). The number of TOTAL test results is currently at 2,681,303 TOTAL test results (up about 20,000 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 58 (+0.5%), which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 67 (+0.6%).  Deaths are reported +39 compared to +15 the previous day.