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 (3/1), in Virginia we’re at 577,174 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), 24,158 hospitalizations and 8,783 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went to 1,124 (+0.2%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,736 (+0.3%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 43 (+0.2%), which is a slightly faster rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 24 (+0.1%). Deaths are reported +231, compared to +170 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 5,915,914 (up 13,192 from yesterday).