VDH: 53,869 cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, 1,541 deaths
is reporting 53,869 cases of
in the commonwealth as of Saturday morning.
That's up from 53,211 cases reported Friday, a 658-case increase. 2,370 of the cases are reported as "probable."
There are 1,541 recorded coronavirus-related deaths in the commonwealth, up from 1,534 reported Friday, and 5,511 people have been hospitalized. 457,623 tests have been conducted, with a 7.9% positive rate over the last week.
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.