RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Here’s the latest coronavirus update from the Virginia Department of Health for Monday, April 12:
Virginia’s vaccination effort
Virginia is getting 74,909 doses into arms each day on average, an increase of nearly 20,000 from this time last month. According to the state’s health department, more than 4.7 million doses have been administered in Virginia.
As of April 12, 21.3% of the state’s population has been fully vaccinated. Over three million people in the state have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose.
COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations
The Virginia Department of Health reported 1,310 new cases, which includes those who tested positive and people with known exposure to COVID-19. In total, Virginia has reported 636,862 COVID-19 cases and 10,486 deaths.
As of Monday, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association is reporting that 1,046 people are currently in the hospital with COVID-19, with 249 of those patients in the ICU. There are 129 people currently on a ventilator.
COVID-19 at local universities
As of April 9, the college has reported:
- 45 active student cases and 12 active employee cases of COVID-19.
- 3 students are in isolation on campus.
- 8 students are in quarantine on campus.
As of April 9, here is what the college has reported:
- 16 current active COVID-19 cases
- March 2021 monthly positivity was 0.5%
- 23,345 total COVID-19 tests*
*Total COVID tests are the total number of PCR or antigen tests conducted by UR or self-reported by students, faculty and staff.
Local COVID-19 cases in Central Virginia
- Charles City County: 501 cases, 16 deaths
- Chesterfield County: 27,825 cases, 431 deaths
- City of Colonial Heights: 1,708 cases, 61 deaths
- City of Hopewell: 2,593 cases, 75 deaths
- City of Petersburg: 3,879 cases, 86 deaths
- City of Richmond: 17,011 cases, 266 deaths
- Dinwiddie County: 2,126 cases, 44 deaths
- Goochland County: 1,451 cases, 23 deaths
- Hanover County: 8,139 cases, 158 deaths
- Henrico County: 25,367 cases, 612 deaths
- New Kent County: 1,499 cases, 18 deaths
- Powhatan County: 1,911 cases, 17 deaths