Virginia COVID-19 December 7 Update: More than 2,200 new cases, more than 1,100 currently hospitalized – Community News
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Virginia COVID-19 December 7 Update: More than 2,200 new cases, more than 1,100 currently hospitalized

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (GOLVY) — The Virginia Department of Health reports 2,242 new cases on Tuesday with the current positivity rate of 7.4%

As of Tuesday, December 7, Virginia has had a total of 985,296 cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began. Of the total reported cases, 725,122 have been confirmed by testing. 260,174 are probable cases, where a patient showing symptoms is diagnosed without testing.

In the US as a whole, 60% of people are fully vaccinated, compared to 65.7%. in Virginia, per CDC data.

Health officials around the world are monitoring the new ommicron COVID variant, which could spread faster than previous versions of the virus. At the moment, health experts are still investigating the variant and warn against overreaction. there is There is currently no indication that this variant causes or can develop a more serious disease due to the current vaccines.

Virginians who are not fully vaccinated or who are eligible for booster doses can visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (877) 829-4682 to locate vaccination clinics near you.

State Statistics

  • New cases +2.242 (985,296) total
  • Deaths (14,798 in total)
  • Current hospital admissions (1,131 total currently)
  • Test positivity: 7.4%, slightly rising
  • Vaccine Doses Administered: 13.043.113
  • Percentage of the population with at least one dose: 74.9% (6,392,251)
  • Percentage of adults (18+) on at least one dose: 86.5%
  • Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 65.7% (5,607,448)
  • Percentage of adults fully vaccinated: 77%
  • Individuals vaccinated with booster/third dose: 1,431,573

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Local cases

Accomack: 4,260 cases, 328 hospitalized, 81 deaths (+11 cases)
Chesapeake: 30,150 cases, 1,337 hospitalized, 373 deaths (+69 cases, +1 hospitalization, +2 deaths)
Franklin: 1,689 cases, 75 hospitalized, 43 deaths (+3 cases, -1 death)
Gloucester: 4,065 cases, 92 hospitalized, 80 deaths (+9 cases)
Hampton: 15,676 cases, 712 hospitalizations, 249 deaths (+39 cases)
Isle of Wight: 4,676 cases, 228 hospitalized, 92 deaths (+13 cases, -1 hospitalized)
James City County: 7,563 cases, 265 hospitalized, 98 deaths (+23 cases, +1 hospitalized)
Mathews: 932 cases, 28 hospitalized, 24 deaths (+1 case)
Newport News: 21,426 cases, 801 hospitalized, 306 deaths (+27 cases, -2 hospitalized)
Norfolk: 25,403 cases, 1,374 hospitalized, 359 deaths (+41 cases)
Northampton: 1,197 cases, 105 hospitalized, 46 deaths (+1 case)
Poquoson: 1,408 cases, 38 hospitalized, 23 deaths (+9 cases)
Portsmouth: 13,117 cases, 935 hospitalized, 250 deaths (+16 cases)
Southampton: 2,475 cases, 89 hospitalized, 70 deaths (+3 cases, +1 death)
Suffolk: 11,364 cases, 732 hospitalized, 249 deaths (+18 cases, +4 hospitalized)
Virginia Beach: 52,138 cases, 2,686 hospitalized, 576 deaths (+104 cases, +3 hospitalized)
Williamsburg: 1,233 cases, 39 hospitalized, 13 deaths (+2 cases)
York: 5,802 cases, 136 hospitalized, 83 deaths (+12 cases, +1 hospitalized)

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