Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Virginia are being reported at rates not seen in more than two months.

On Thursday, the state's 7-day average for hospitalizations was at 1,289 — the first time Virginia has hit that number since June 6, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Northern Virginia currently has 257 patients hospitalized, up from a low of 183 in late July, but far less than the 818 patients recorded April 30.

The state added 996 new cases of the coronavirus Tuesday, the health department said, with 227 new cases in Northern Virginia.

New Cases of COVID-19 | Aug. 11

The state reported 17 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, with no new deaths reported in Northern Virginia. The region has not reported a new death from COVID-19 since Friday.

The health department's COVID-19 data is updated each morning by 10 a.m. and includes reports by local health agencies before 5 p.m. the previous day. 

COVID-19 DATA BY LOCALITY | AUG. 11

Locality Cases Hospitalizations Deaths
Alexandria 2,995 281 60
Arlington 3,105 437 135
Fairfax 16,544 1,941 529
Fairfax City 91 11 7
Falls Church 60 9 6
Loudoun 5,346 352 115
Manassas 1,666 123 22
Manassas Park 516 50 7
Prince William 9,566 804 176
Totals 39,889 4,008 1,057
County/City Cases Hospitalizations Deaths
Fredericksburg 406 43 3
Spotsylvania 1,514 97 36
Stafford 1,405 121 9
Fauquier 623 35 9
Totals 3,948 296 57

7-Day Positivity Rate | Aug. 11

Health District Rate Trend
Alexandria 5.7 Up
Arlington 4.5 Up
Fairfax 5.2 Stable
Loudoun 5.8 Stable
Prince William 9.3 Up
Rappahannock 6.7 Down
Statewide 7.5 Stable

LATEST COVID-19 DATA

New Cases/Deaths

  • Northern Virginia: 227 new cases, 0 new deaths

  • Statewide: 996 new cases, 17 new deaths

  • Statewide Testing: 9,907 diagnostic tests

Overall Total

  • Northern Virginia: 39,889 cases, 1,057 deaths

  • Statewide: 101,745 cases, 2,344 deaths

  • Statewide Testing: 1.26 million diagnostic tests (1.37 million when including antibody tests)

  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) cases: 8 

*Provided by Virginia Department of Health


Statewide Hospital and Nursing Home Data

  • Hospitalizations: 1293 (up from 1,251 the previous day)

  • Peak Hospitalizations: 1,625 reached May 8

  • Patients in ICU: 280 (up from 279 the previous day)
  • Patients Discharged: 13,152 total

  • Nursing Home Patients: 522 confirmed positive cases (up from 515)

*Provided by Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association


U.S. | World Data

  • U.S.: 163,473 deaths, 5.09 million cases, 1.67 million recovered

  • World: 737,126 deaths, 20.11 million cases, 12.37 million recovered

*Provided by Johns Hopkins University

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