Home Coronavirus Friday (2/26) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +1,657 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 572,639),...

Friday (2/26) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +1,657 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 572,639), +107 Hospitalizations (to 23,978), +234 Deaths (to 8,197)

0
Advertisement

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 (2/26), in Virginia we’re at 572,639 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), 23,978 hospitalizations and 8,197 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went tp 1,657 (+0.3%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 2,036 (+0.4%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 107 (+0.5%), which is a faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 73 (+0.3%).  Deaths are reported +234, compared to +156 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 5,854,653 (up 24,186 from yesterday).

P.S. Also note, as VDH writes, “VDH is now processing 2021 death certificates related to the post-holiday surge of COVID-19 cases. As a result, a larger number of deaths is expected to be added by report date.”

 

 

There's no paywall on Blue Virginia, and we definitely want to keep it that way! If you want to help support our work, you can donate here - thanks! Also, you can sign up for our weekly email list here.