UPDATE: Total coronavirus cases crosses 10K, deaths to 349 in Commonwealth

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UPDATE: After nearly a full day of delays, VDH reported a total of 10,266 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and 349 confirmed and probable virus-related deaths across the Commonwealth on Wednesday afternoon, which is 636 more cases and 25 more deaths than Tuesday morning.

Health officials confirmed 9,952 cases and 347 deaths are related to the virus. However, 34 cases and two deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 636 new COVID-19 cases and 25 new virus-related deaths across Virginia on Wednesday, April 22. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

VDH’s tally from Wednesday, April 22 says more than 370 of these coronavirus patients are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 5 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Amherst County: 10 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Appomattox County: 10 cases
  • Bedford County: 20 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Botetourt County: 26 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 5 cases
  • Campbell County: 10 cases
  • Carroll County: 3 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Charlotte County: 8 cases
  • Covington: 1 case
  • Craig County: 2 cases
  • Danville: 29 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Floyd County: 1 case
  • Franklin County: 17 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Galax: 1 case and 1 hospitalization
  • Giles County: 4 cases
  • Halifax County: 12 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Henry County: 10 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Highland County: 1 case
  • Lexington: 3 cases
  • Lynchburg: 43 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 50 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Nelson County: 7 cases
  • Patrick County: 1 case
  • Pittsylvania County: 9 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 9 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 2 cases
  • Roanoke City: 27 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke County: 31 cases
  • Rockbridge County: 5 cases
  • Salem: 8 cases
  • Wythe County: 11 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death

Wednesday saw reports of the first coronavirus case out of Highland County, as well as a total 167 outbreaks across Virginia.

In addition, Virginia health officials say they have received 60,778 COVID-19 test results and 1,679 records of confirmed and probable hospitalization related to the virus as of Wednesday. Those test subjects and hospitalizations are spread among the following local health districts:

  • Alleghany Health District: 626 test results and 13 hospitalizations
  • Central Shenandoah Health District: 1,908 test results and 36 hospitalizations
  • Central Virginia Health District: 1,414 test results and 7 hospitalizations
  • Mount Rogers Health District: 1,007 test results and 15 hospitalizations
  • New River Health District: 1,309 test results and 8 hospitalizations
  • Piedmont Health District: 841 test results and 16 hospitalizations
  • Pittsylvania-Danville Health District: 583 test results and 17 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke City Health District: 1,855 test results and 5 hospitalizations
  • Southside Health District: 601 test results and 21 hospitalizations
  • Thomas Jefferson Health District: 2,527 test results and 46 hospitalizations
  • West Piedmont Health District: 495 test results and 4 hospitalizations

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — With many Virginians still waiting for the daily update to the Commonwealth’s coronavirus tally, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced the reason for Wednesday morning’s delay.

The number of COVID-19 test results, cases, hospitalizations, deaths, etc. in Virginia has been updated every day between 8:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the VDH website. However, as of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, that new information has yet to be posted.

“The process which compiles COVID-19 case information overnight experienced an error that caused complete case information to be unavailable this morning,” VDH announced Wednesday morning.

This page will be updated as soon as VDH updates their website.

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