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Saturday (10/31) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +1,551 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 181,190), +93 Hospitalizations (to 12,604), +11 Deaths (to 3,654)

Highest three-day total new cases since the pandemic began; highest number of new hospitalizations since Aug. 7

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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 (10/31), in Virginia we’re at 181,190 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), 12,604 hospitalizations and 3,654 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 1,551 (+0.9%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly higher rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,456 (+0.8%) . The number of TOTAL test results is currently at 2,833,250 TOTAL test results (up 21,426 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 93 (+0.7%), which is a faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 57 (+0.5%).  Deaths are reported +11 compared to +7 the previous day.