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VDH: 1,132 new COVID-19 cases reported, deaths reach 1,358 as of Friday

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UPDATE 6:43 p.m.: The West Piedmont Health District reports five new cases of coronavirus in Henry County.

Four of the cases are female, one in her 20s, and the other three in their 50s.

The fifth confirmed case is a male in his 50s.

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 42,533 COVID-19 cases and 1,358 virus-related deaths as of Friday morning, including 1,132 new confirmed and probable cases and 20 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

Health officials confirmed 40,477 cases and 1,258 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, May 29. However, 2,056 cases and 100 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Friday report, more than 1,200 coronavirus cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 19 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 27 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 47 cases, 2 hospitalization, and 2 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 32 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 17 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 13 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Carroll County: 90 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Charlotte County: 23 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 3 case
  • Craig County: 5 cases
  • Danville: 51 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 6 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Franklin County: 35 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 107 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Giles County: 5 cases
  • Grayson County: 34 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Halifax County: 30 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Henry County: 104 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 death
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 7 cases
  • Lynchburg: 80 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 31 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 73 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Nelson County: 16 cases
  • Patrick County: 18 cases
  • Pittsylvania County: 39 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 19 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 6 cases
  • Roanoke City: 152 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 102 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 16 cases
  • Salem: 34 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 21 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death

Health officials say they have received 4,529 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Friday.

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