VIRGINIA — The Virginia Department of Health reported 958 new coronavirus cases Sunday, causing the 7-day moving average of new cases to slightly dip. The average moved above the 1,000 mark on Saturday to reach 1,034 cases and decreased to 1,020 cases on Sunday.
There were three new deaths statewide, none of which were reported in Northern Virginia. As of Sunday, the cumulative totals stand at 84,567 cases, 7,593 hospitalizations, and 2,078 deaths.
Virginia passed the 1 million count of nasal swab tests on Saturday. There were 17,752 additional nasal swab tests reported on Sunday, bringing the total to 1,025,066 tests.
The 7-day average of positive tests stands at 7.5 percent as of July 22, the same average as the previous day. By comparison, the average is 6 percent in the northern region. In the Eastern Region, which includes Hampton Roads, the average is 11.3 percent.
Current hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients stand at 1,174 as of Sunday, down from 1,201 on Saturday. According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, 10,882 COVID-19 patients have been discharged, up from 10,800 on Saturday.
Hospitalized patients include 268 in the intensive care units and 143 on ventilators. Ventilator use among all hospital patients stands at 20 percent, while ICU occupancy is at 77 percent. No hospitals are experiencing difficulty obtaining personal protective equipment or other medical supplies in the next 72 hours.
Here are the current hospitalizations by region as of July 26:
Northern Virginia accounted for 125 of the state's 958 new cases on Sunday. This includes eight in Alexandria, six in Arlington County, 39 in the Fairfax Health District, 24 in Loudoun County, and 48 in the Prince William Health District.
Here are the latest case updates for our coverage areas between Saturday and Sunday:
Alexandria: 2,695 cases, 265 hospitalizations, 57 deaths; increase of eight cases and one hospitalization
Arlington County: 2,807 cases, 431 hospitalizations, 135 deaths; increase of six cases
Fairfax County: 15,304 cases, 1,851 hospitalizations, 515 deaths; increase of 39 cases and two hospitalizations
Fairfax City: 74 cases, 10 hospitalizations, seven deaths; no change
Falls Church: 55 cases, 10 hospitalizations, six deaths; no change
Loudoun County: 4,820 cases, 325 hospitalizations, 106 deaths; increase of 24 cases
Manassas: 1,567 cases, 118 hospitalizations, 20 deaths; increase of six cases and one hospitalization
Manassas Park: 483 cases, 49 hospitalizations, seven deaths; increase of one case
Prince William County: 8,458 cases, 763 hospitalizations, 167 deaths; increase of 41 cases and one hospitalization
Fredericksburg: 320 cases, 37 hospitalizations, three deaths; increase of two cases, one hospitalization and two deaths
Spotsylvania County: 1,225 cases, 89 hospitalizations, 32 deaths; increase of 13 cases
Stafford County: 1,185 cases, 111 hospitalizations, seven deaths; increase of nine cases