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367 people hospitalized with COVID in VA

WDBJ7 Vaccine Tracker 6.11.21
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Published: Jun. 11, 2021 at 9:25 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - The Virginia Department of Health is reporting 677,530 total cases of COVID-19 across the commonwealth as of Friday, June 11, 2021, dating to the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. That’s up 105 from the 677,425 reported Thursday, a smaller increase than the 215 new cases reported from Wednesday to Thursday.

Per the latest update from the state’s vaccine dashboard, 8,551,365 doses of vaccine have been administered in Virginia as of Friday, up from the 8,513,126 doses reported Thursday. 56.6% of the state’s population has gotten at least one dose, with 47% fully-vaccinated. 68.7% of Virginians 18 and over have received at least one dose and 58.2% are fully vaccinated.

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7,535,532 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests have been conducted in Virginia as of Friday, with a 2.1% positivity rate from those tests over the last week, up from the 2% reported Thursday.

As of Friday, there were 11,283 recorded coronavirus-related deaths in the commonwealth since the pandemic’s beginning, up from 11,270 Thursday.

367 people across Virginia were hospitalized as of Friday with confirmed or test-pending cases of COVID-19, down from the 402 reported Thursday. 56,751 COVID patients have been released from hospitals in Virginia since the beginning of the pandemic. That’s according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, which gets a daily report from hospitals around the commonwealth.

These hospital numbers are different from those reported by VDH, which only gathers hospitalization status at the time each case is investigated by VDH and is an under-representation of Virginia hospitalizations.

Any new confirmed cases from health departments throughout the state the rest of the day won’t show up until at least the following day on the state list, as the official numbers are only updated once a day, with a 5 p.m. cutoff each day for new cases to be reflected on the next day’s list.

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