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 (12/27), in Virginia we’re at 333,576 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), 17,548 hospitalizations and 4,854 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 3,999 (+1.2%) in the latest statistics, which is a faster rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,584 (+0.5%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 84 (+0.5%), which is a faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 14 (+0.1%). Deaths are reported +14, compared to +20 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 4,149,987 (up 21,188 from yesterday).