VDH reports 1,121 new COVID-19 cases while total deaths climb to 2,527 as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Thursday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 116,579 COVID-19 cases and 2,527 virus-related deaths, including 1,121 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 12 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 111,484 cases and 2,394 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Aug. 27. However, 5,095 cases and 133 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,121 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Aug. 27. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 8,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 63 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 273 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Appomattox County: 150 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Bath County: 4 cases
  • Bedford County: 514 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Bland County: 42 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Botetourt County: 238 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 72 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 307 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Carroll County: 385 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 64 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 22 cases
  • Craig County: 21 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 575 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Floyd County: 140 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Franklin County: 204 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 394 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Giles County: 37 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 184 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Halifax County: 200 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Henry County: 803 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Highland County: 6 cases
  • Lexington: 42 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Lynchburg: 911 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Martinsville: 314 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 411 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Nelson County: 83 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Patrick County: 213 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 695 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 123 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Radford: 252 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke City: 1,169 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 584 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 84 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Salem: 206 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 146 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths

Since Wednesday, Aug. 26, VDH reported 37 new cases in Lynchburg; 29 new cases in Radford; 29 new cases and two new hospitalizations in Roanoke City; 25 new cases, two new hospitalizations, and one new deaths in Henry County; 21 new cases and two new hospitalizations in Martinsville; 19 new cases in Roanoke County; 17 new cases in Danville; 17 new cases and one new hospitalization in Pittsylvania County; 12 new cases in Bedford County; nine new cases in Campbell County; seven new cases and two new hospitalizations in Grayson County; seven new cases in Halifax County; seven new cases in Montgomery County; five new cases in Appomattox County; four new cases in Amherst County; four new cases, one new hospitalization, and one new death in Patrick County; three new cases in Covington; three new cases in Salem; two new cases in Nelson County; two new cases in Rockbridge County; one new hospitalization in Franklin County; and single new cases in several other localities.

Health officials have received a total of 9,391 confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia related to the virus as of Thursday.

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