VIRGINIA (WRIC) — Here’s the latest coronavirus update from the Virginia Department of Health for Tuesday, February 9:
The Virginia Department of Health is reporting 3,291 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 534,116.
The state’s death toll is now at 6,898. The positivity rate has decreased to 10.2 percent.
According to the Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Association, 42,199 COVID-19 patients were discharged from the hospital.
Currently, there are 2,248 patients in the hospital who either have COVID-19 or have pending test results. Of those patients, 467 are in the ICU and 290 are on a ventilator.
VDH is reporting that a total of 1,130,763 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered as of Feb. 9.
Nearly 11 percent of the people in the state have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
A total of 217,605 people have been fully vaccinated in Virginia. According to the most recent Census data, there are 8,535,519 people living in the state.
On average 35,811 COVID-19 vaccine doses are administered every day.
Coronavirus testing near you
Tuesday, February 9th — Diversity Richmond,1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Friday, February 12th — Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1400 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223 from 1 to 3 pm.
More information on COVID-19 Resources are available at www.rvastrong.org/testing
- Mondays: Feb. 15 and 22 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Second Baptist Church, 5100 West Hundred Road.
- Wednesdays: Feb. 10, 17 and 24 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. St. Augustine Catholic Church, 4400 Beulah Road.
- Thursdays: Feb. 11 and 25 – 10 a.m. to noon.Walmsley United Methodist Church, 2950 Walmsley Blvd.
COVID-19 at local universities
As of Feb. 8, the college has reported:
- 53 active student cases and 0 active employee cases of COVID-19.
- 26 students are in isolation on campus.
- 44 students are in quarantine on campus.
As of Feb. 8, here is what the college has reported:
- 61 current active COVID-19 cases
- During the spring semester, 249 students tested positive for COVID-19.
- The total positivity rate for the Spring semester is at 3.7 percent.
Local COVID-19 cases in Central Virginia
- Charles City County: 397 cases, 11 deaths
- Chesterfield County: 23,402 cases, 287 deaths
- City of Colonial Heights: 1,336 cases, 41 deaths
- City of Hopewell: 2,077 cases, 35 deaths
- City of Petersburg: 3,114 cases, 46 deaths
- City of Richmond: 14,747 cases, 179 deaths
- Dinwiddie County: 1,784 cases, 25 deaths
- Goochland County: 1,204 cases, 12 deaths
- Hanover County: 6,620 cases, 121 deaths
- Henrico County: 21,234 cases, 455 deaths
- New Kent County: 1,234 cases, 11 death
- Powhatan County: 1,636 cases, 8 deaths
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