Virginia reported 1,561 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the state’s cumulative case total during the pandemic to 649,608, the Virginia Department of Health reported.
Statewide, the total number of people hospitalized during the pandemic reached 27,852 on Wednesday, an increase of 68 from Tuesday, though the VDH website notes that hospitalizations are underrepresented.
Virginia reported 15 new virus-related deaths on Wednesday, for a total of 10,640.
As of Wednesday morning, 25.8% of Virginia’s population had been fully vaccinated, and 40.7% had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the VDH dashboard.
State health officials have said there’s a lag in the reporting of statewide COVID-19 numbers on the VDH’s website. Figures on the website might not include cases or deaths reported by localities or local health districts.