4,048 new Covid-19 cases and 64 additional deaths reported in Virginia
Virginia – 4,048 new Covid-19 cases and 64 new Covid-19 deaths were reported on Wednesday in Virginia as current Covid-19 hospitalizations passed 2,700 patients for the first time. There have been 64 new deaths since Tuesday, which brings to a total of 4,984 state deaths.
On Wednesday, a total of 344,345 cases were reported by the Virginia Department of Health. Of those cases, 289,732 are confirmed and 54,613 are probable.
Positivity rate is 12.7% in state.
From the above mentioned hospitalized patients, 553 are in the ICU and 330 are on a ventilator.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 30,444 people have been discharged from the hospital.
Follow these effective behaviors to lower the risk of Covid-19 spread: wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer only if soap and water are not available; cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing; clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces; stay home when you are sick; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; avoid contact with sick people; avoid non-essential travel.
Here is a breakdown of Wednesday’s 4,048 new Covid-19 cases: 327 in Fairfax County; 222 in Virginia Beach; 190 in Prince William County; 158 in Henrico County; 149 in Chesterfield County; 148 in Loudoun County; 113 in Roanoke County; 109 in Rockingham County; 99 in Arlington County; 92 in Richmond City; 88 in Norfolk; 73 in Chesapeake; 71 in Spotsylvania County; 68 in Alexandria; 63 in Stafford County and Shenandoah County; 61 in Tazewell County; 55 in Newport News, Frederick County and Powhatan County; 53 in Buchanan County and Nottoway County; 46 in Bedford County; 44 in Lynchburg; 43 in Hanover County; 42 in Roanoke City and Harrison burg; 40 in Pulaski County and King George County; 39 in Campbell County, Fauquier County and Culpeper County; 38 in Augusta County and Montgomery County; 37 in Hampton; 36 in Giles County; 33 in Washington County and Richmond County; 31 in Portsmouth and Smyth County; 30 in Henry County and Salem; 29 in James City County; 26 in Wise County; 25 in Albemarle County; 24 in Amherst County, Suffolk and Pittsylvania County; 23 in Staunton and Mecklenburg County; 21 in Wythe County, Winchester and Rockbridge County; 20 in Caroline County, Brunswick County, Halifax County and Accomack County; 18 in Russell County, Dinwiddie County and Patrick County; 17 in Prince George County, Manassas, Radford and Charlottesville; 16 in Orange County; 15 in Warren County, Fredericksburg, Clarke County and Buena Vista; 14 in Gloucester County and Lee County; 13 in Martinsville and Louisa County; 12 in Fluvanna County; 11 in York County, Botetourt County, Waynesboro, Danville, Appomattox County and Lexington; 10 in Dickenson County, Isle of Wight County and Emporia; 9 in Alleghany County, Franklin County, Bristol, Page County and Floyd County; 8 in Petersburg, King William County, New Kent County and Greensville County; 7 in Charlotte County, Westmoreland County, Lancaster County, Northumberland County, Hopewell, Bland County and Bath County; 6 in Sussex County, Greene County, Manassas Park, Middlesex County, Fairfax City and Madison; 5 in Poquoson, Scott County and Southampton County; 4 in Carroll County, Nelson County, Grayson County and Charles City County; 3 in Prince Edward County, Buckingham County, Covington, Cumberland County, Galax, Rappahannock County, Goochland County and Northampton County; 2 in Colonial Heights, Lunenburg County, Mathews County and Franklin City; 1 new case in Essex County, Craig County, Amelia County, Surry County, Falls Church and Williamsburg.