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Virginia reports 3,792 new COVID-19 cases

Virginia reports 3,792 new COVID-19 cases

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The Virginia Department of Health reported Sunday that the state’s cumulative total for COVID-19 cases during the pandemic is now up to 472,447, an increase of 3,792 from Saturday.

There have been 6,078 COVID-19 deaths in Virginia, a decrease of one from Saturday’s report.

Statewide, the total number of people hospitalized is 20,712, an increase of 58 from Saturday, though the VDH website notes that hospitalizations are underrepresented.

In the Roanoke and New River region, Lynchburg had the largest increase Sunday with 104 cases. Roanoke County had an increase of 58 cases.

Statewide, there have been 2,239 outbreaks, which account for 54,957 of Virginia’s total cases. The VDH classifies an outbreak as at least two lab-confirmed cases.

As of Sunday, 416,200 people in Virginia had received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the VDH dashboard. Statewide, 1,055,975 doses have been distributed.

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.

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