RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 1,514,862 coronavirus cases and 16,088 virus-related deaths as of Thursday, which includes 11,743 new cases and 36 new deaths from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 1,081,269 cases and 13,432 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Jan. 27. However, 433,593 cases and 2,656 deaths are still reported as “probable,” which means they are believed to be related to the virus.

Here are Virginia’s 10 biggest case spikes of the entire pandemic, according to VDH’s latest COVID-19 data:

  1. 26,175 new cases on Jan. 8, 2022
  2. 19,836 new cases on Jan. 12, 2022
  3. 19,506 new cases on Jan. 2, 2022
  4. 18,942 new cases on Jan. 13, 2022
  5. 18,309 new cases on Jan. 7, 2022
  6. 18,054 new cases on Jan. 16, 2022
  7. 17,618 new cases on Dec. 31, 2021
  8. 17,219 new cases on Jan. 14, 2022
  9. 17,027 new cases on Jan. 21, 2022
  10. 16,842 new cases on Jan. 15, 2022

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has decreased from 27.2 percent to 27 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 11,743 new COVID-19 cases, 55 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 36 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Jan. 26, 2022 and Jan. 27, 2022. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 210,000 cases have been reported from localities in southwest and central Virginia.

Health officials say they have received 47,453 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 55 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday, Jan. 26.