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COVID-19 Live Updates | Almost 20% of Virginia's cases detected in adults aged 20-29

You'll find important information about coronavirus cases as well as impacts that COVID-19 is having on life in Hampton Roads and in northeastern North Carolina.

Tuesday, August 11

9:30 a.m.

The Virginia Department of Health added 905 confirmed cases and 17 deaths related to confirmed cases of COVID-19 to its dashboard this morning.

Since the outbreak reached Virginia in March, the commonwealth has recorded 97,712 confirmed cases and 2,232 COVID-19 deaths.

That's a result of running more than 1.26 million tests for the novel coronavirus.

This morning, 866 people were being treated for coronavirus in state hospitals. There were 427 other patients in hospitals, waiting on test results.

Almost 20% of Virginia's cases have been detected among 20-29 year-old people.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Norfolk -- 84
  • Virginia Beach -- 61
  • Portsmouth -- 45
  • Suffolk -- 19
  • Hampton -- 12
  • Chesapeake -- 9
  • Newport News -- 8
  • Isle of Wight County -- 3
  • James City County -- 1
  • York County -- 1
  • Gloucester County -- 1
  • Williamsburg -- 0
  • Poquoson -- 0
  • Mathews County -- 0

Monday, August 10

1 p.m.

Today, North Carolina reached a total count of 136,218 confirmed coronavirus cases and 2,168 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began. Not all of those cases are still active.

There were 1,109 people in hospitals Monday morning, seeking treatment for confirmed cases. About 26% of North Carolina's ventilators were being used.

North Carolina medical officials have tested more than 1.9 million people for coronavirus since March.

9:30 a.m.

Virginia reached 96,807 confirmed coronavirus cases and 2,215 deaths related to confirmed cases. That includes 640 newly confirmed cases and one newly confirmed death.

So far, medical workers have run more than 1.25 million tests to detect active cases of the novel coronavirus in Virginia.

This morning, 855 people were hospitalized for treatment of confirmed cases, and 396 people were in hospitals waiting on test results.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Virginia Beach -- 77
  • Chesapeake -- 37
  • Portsmouth -- 29
  • Newport News -- 20
  • Hampton -- 17
  • Suffolk -- 15
  • James City County -- 9
  • York County -- 7
  • Williamsburg -- 2
  • Gloucester County -- 1
  • Norfolk -- 0
  • Isle of Wight County -- 0
  • Poquoson -- 0
  • Mathews County -- 0

Sunday, August 9

10:47 a.m.

Virginia's statewide cases reached more than 100,000 since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virginia added 841 new confirmed cases and 3 COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday.

These new cases add up to 96,167 cases and 2,214 deaths reported since the outbreak started, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Not all of the cases are still active.

Health officials have processed more than 1.24 million tests to detect cases of the virus since March.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Norfolk -- 3
  • Virginia Beach -- 78
  • Chesapeake -- 40
  • Newport News -- 11
  • Portsmouth -- 1
  • Suffolk -- 24
  • Hampton -- 18
  • James City County -- 6
  • York County -- 5
  • Isle of Wight County -- 4
  • Gloucester County -- 4
  • Williamsburg -- 4
  • Poquoson -- 1
  • Mathews County -- 0

Saturday, August 8

3 p.m.

North Carolina added 1,954 cases and 26 COVID-19 related deaths to its running count on Saturday.

In all, the state has seen 134,766 cases and 2,160 deaths since the pandemic began.

Today, there were 1,129 people hospitalized for coronavirus treatment in North Carolina. Health officials have run about 1.96 million tests to detect the virus so far.

10:35 a.m.

Virginia added 1,185 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus and 3 COVID-19 deaths to its running count.

These new cases add up to 95,326 cases and 2,211 deaths reported since the outbreak started, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Not all of the cases are still active.

Health officials have processed more than 1.2 million tests to detect cases of the virus since March.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Norfolk -- 71
  • Virginia Beach -- 114
  • Chesapeake -- 44
  • Newport News -- 28
  • Portsmouth -- 32
  • Suffolk -- 27
  • Hampton -- 37
  • James City County -- 6
  • York County -- 6
  • Isle of Wight County -- 5
  • Gloucester County -- 4
  • Williamsburg -- 1
  • Poquoson -- 0
  • Mathews County -- 1

Friday, August 7

1:10 p.m.

North Carolina's coronavirus dashboard added 1,545 cases and 42 COVID-19 related deaths Friday.

In all, the state has seen 132,812 cases and 2,134 deaths since the pandemic began.

Today, there were 1,123 people hospitalized for coronavirus treatment in North Carolina. Health officials have run about 1.94 million tests to detect the virus so far.

10:15 a.m.

Friday morning, Virginia added 1,897 newly confirmed cases of coroanvirus and 17 COVID-19 deaths to its running count.

The Virginia Department of Health said even though the cases were all reported today, some of the new numbers should have been counted on other days this week.

"Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that the COVID-19 data numbers that will be posted on Friday, August 7 will contain a significant increase due to a data backlog from earlier in the week," wrote a spokesperson 

"This figure includes information that should have been reported on Wednesday and Thursday of this week as well as the regular numbers for Friday."

These new cases add up to 94,141 cases and 2,208 deaths reported since the outbreak started, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Not all of the cases are still active.

Health officials have processed more than 1.2 million tests to detect cases of the virus since March.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Norfolk -- 133
  • Virginia Beach -- 123
  • Chesapeake -- 67
  • Newport News -- 52
  • Portsmouth -- 50
  • Suffolk -- 47
  • Hampton -- 42
  • James City County -- 21
  • York County -- 17
  • Isle of Wight County -- 8
  • Gloucester County -- 5
  • Williamsburg -- 2
  • Poquoson -- 2
  • Mathews County -- 1

Thursday, August 6

12:18 p.m.

North Carolina reported 1,979 new cases and 42 deaths on Thursday afternoon.

That brings the total confirmed number since the beginning of the pandemic to 131,267 cases and 2,092 deaths related to COVID-19.

This comes after state health workers have processed more than 1.9 million tests to detect the novel coronavirus.

Today, 1,147 people were hospitalized for virus treatment in North Carolina hospitals.

9:15 a.m.

This morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported 771 newly confirmed coronavirus cases and 27 more COVID-19 deaths.

Since March, the commonwealth has detected 92,244 confirmed cases and 2,191 total deaths related to confirmed cases.

That's out of the 1.19 million tests run to detect coronavirus so far.

Hospitals were treating 875 people for confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus this morning. There were 474 other patients in Virginia's health centers, being treated for symptoms as they waited on test results.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Virginia Beach -- 75
  • Chesapeake -- 47
  • Suffolk -- 17
  • Portsmouth -- 13
  • Isle of Wight County -- 5
  • Norfolk -- 3
  • York County -- 3
  • Newport News -- 2
  • Hampton -- 2
  • James City County -- 2
  • Mathews County -- 1
  • Williamsburg -- 0
  • Poquoson -- 0
  • Gloucester County -- 0
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Wednesday, August 5

12:38 p.m.

North Carolina reported 1,127 new cases and 40 deaths Wednesday. Throughout the pandemic, the state has confirmed 129,288 cases and 2,050 deaths related to COVID-19.

This comes after state health workers have processed more than 1.87 million tests to detect the novel coronavirus.

Today, 1,167 people were hospitalized for virus treatment in North Carolina hospitals.

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9:35 a.m.

Virginia Department of Health reported 745 confirmed cases and 30 deaths on Wednesday.

The total number is 91,473 cases with 2,164 confirmed COVID-19 deaths.

In all, health officials have processed 1.17 million tests to detect active cases of coronavirus in Virginia since the pandemic started.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

1:55 p.m.

North Carolina reported 1,629 cases and 28 deaths Tuesday. Throughout the pandemic, the state has confirmed 128,161 cases and 2,010 deaths related to COVID-19.

This comes after state health workers have processed more than 1.8 million tests to detect the novel coronavirus.

Today, 1,166 people were hospitalized for virus treatment in North Carolina hospitals.

1:53 p.m.

Tuesday morning, Virginia passed the benchmark for 90,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus since March.

The total number is 90,728 cases with 2,134 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. That's 1,126 cases and 26 deaths newly reported on Tuesday.

In all, health officials have processed 1.16 million tests to detect active cases of coronavirus in Virginia since the pandemic started.

Monday, August 3, 2020

12:30 p.m.

North Carolina added 1,313 confirmed cases to its running count Monday morning.

That brings the state's total numbers to 126,532 cases and 1,982 deaths since the pandemic began. Not all of the confirmed cases are still active.

The confirmed cases were detected among the more than 1.83 million tests processed by North Carolina health workers.

There were 1,057 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the state Monday, and about 25% of its ventilators were in use.

10:30 a.m.

This morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported 1,278 confirmed coronavirus cases. It did not report any new COVID-19 related deaths.

The state has seen 89,602 cases and 2,108 deaths since March.

So far, health officials have run more than 1.15 million tests to detect active cases.

In terms of hospitalizations - 883 people were being treated for the virus in Virginia hospitals this morning, with 322 other patients in wards waiting on coronavirus test results.

Here are the cases newly reported for Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore:

  • Norfolk -- 135
  • Virginia Beach -- 128
  • Chesapeake -- 79
  • Newport News -- 32
  • Hampton -- 22
  • Suffolk -- 20
  • Isle of Wight County -- 15
  • James City County -- 13
  • York County -- 8
  • Williamsburg -- 3
  • Poquoson -- 3
  • Portsmouth -- 1
  • Mathews County -- 0
  • Gloucester County -- 0