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 (5/2), in Virginia we’re at 661,314 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), 28,518 hospitalizations and 10,791 deaths from COVID-19. The number of reported cases went to 761 (+0.1%) in the latest statistics, which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when reported cases were up 1,249 (+0.2%)…and also the lowest 10-day new COVID cases since 10/27/20. As for hospitalizations, they went up 32 (+0.1%), which is a slightly slower rate of increase than the day before, when hospitalizations were up 43 (+0.2%). Deaths are reported +14 compared to +7 the previous day. The number of PCR-ONLY test results is currently at 7,066,008 (up 14,868 from yesterday).
P.S. No new VHHA numbers as of 9:15 am.