227 cases reported in Peninsula Health District

Published 1:08 pm Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Peninsula Health District now numbers 227 cases of COVID-19.

There are 122 cases in James City County, 60 in Newport News, 25 in York County, 16 in Williamsburg and four in Poquoson, according to Wednesday morning’s update from the Virginia Department of Health.

Statewide, there are 3,645 total cases, an increase of 9 percent from Tuesday, the VDH reported.

The Virginia Healthcare and Hospital Administration reports there are 649 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the state. About the same number of people — 640 — are receiving inpatient hospital care and awaiting the results of the test.

There are 468 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

The number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients on ventilators statewide is 293. There are 705 ventilators in use at hospitals for all patients, representing 27 percent of the total ventilators on hand.