UPDATE: Henry County now confirms eight total COVID-19 cases


UPDATE 3:33 p.m.: Two more people in Henry County have been diagnosed with coronavirus as of Friday, marking a total of eight in the county.

According to Nancy Bell with the West Piedmont Health District, a woman in her 70s developed symptoms consistent with COVID-19 approximately on or after March 4 while a man in his 70s developed symptoms on April 1.

Bell says neither patient had known exposure to the virus, but both patients are isolated at home and all close contacts have been identified.

HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A man in his 70s has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Henry County.

Nancy Bell with the West Piedmont Health District said the man had known exposure to a COVID-19 case and developed symptoms on April 4. He is hospitalized and close contacts have been identified and quarantined.

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