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 (12/21), in Virginia we’re at 310,890 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), 16,948 hospitalizations and 4,654 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 4,042 (+1.3%) in the latest statistics, which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 3,876 (+1.3%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 70 (+0.4%), which is a slightly faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 54 (+0.3%). Deaths are reported +4, compared to +7 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 3,975,016 (up 37,048 from yesterday).