Health officials confirm 1,484 COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths across Virginia


(WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 234 new coronavirus cases and seven new virus-related deaths on Wednesday morning, reaching a total of 1,484 cases and 34 deaths throughout the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) current tally confirms dozens of cases spread out among the following areas in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1
  • Amherst County: 5
  • Bedford County: 3
  • Botetourt County: 6
  • Campbell County: 2
  • Carroll County: 1
  • Covington: 1
  • Danville: 4
  • Franklin County: 5
  • Galax: 1
  • Halifax County: 1
  • Henry County: 2
  • Lynchburg: 7
  • Montgomery County: 1
  • Nelson County: 2
  • Pittsylvania County: 1
  • Radford: 1
  • Roanoke City: 6
  • Roanoke County: 4
  • Rockbridge County: 2
  • Wythe County: 2
Virginia health officials confirmed 234 new coronavirus cases and seven new virus-related deaths on Wednesday, April 1. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

VDH reported the first COVID-19 case in Covington on Wednesday, April 1, as well as two more in Amherst County, one more in Bedford County, one more in Botetourt County, one more in Campbell County, one more in Henry County, two more in Lynchburg, one more in Roanoke County, and one more case in Wythe County since Tuesday, March 31.

As of Wednesday, health officials say 208 people have been hospitalized in Virginia and 15,344 test results have been submitted to VDH.

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