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Saturday (5/8) Virginia Data on COVID-19: Lowest 10-Day New COVID Cases Since 10/8/20; Positivity Rate at 4.5%

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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 (5/8), in Virginia we’re at 666,111 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), 28,876 hospitalizations and 10,885 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went to 779 (+0.1%) in the latest statistics, which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 938 (+0.1%). As for hospitalizations, they went up 56 (+0.2%), which is the same rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 49 (+0.2%).  Deaths are reported +11 compared to +13 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 7,158,410 (up 18,224 from yesterday).

P.S. No sign of any new VHHA numbers as of 9:31 am.

 

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