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 (12/24), in Virginia we’re at 323,915 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), 17,389 hospitalizations and 4,791 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went up 4,782 (+1.5%) in the latest statistics, which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 4,652 (+1.5%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 118 (+0.7%), which is a slower rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 188 (+1.1%). Deaths are reported +31, compared to +55 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 4,070,000 (up 40,097 from yesterday).