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VDH reports 658 new COVID-19 cases, total deaths reach 1,845 as of Friday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 64,393 COVID-19 cases and 1,845 virus-related deaths as of Friday, including 658 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 29 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 61,690 cases and 1,741 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, July 3. However, 2,703 cases and 104 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 658 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, July 3. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday tally, more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 34 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 37 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 43 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 131 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bland County: 2 cases
  • Botetourt County: 133 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 16 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 48 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 225 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 33 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 5 cases
  • Craig County: 7 cases
  • Danville: 91 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 19 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 92 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 262 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Giles County: 17 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 87 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Halifax County: 59 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 273 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 11 cases
  • Lynchburg: 159 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 81 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 154 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Nelson County: 18 cases
  • Patrick County: 48 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pittsylvania County: 132 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 48 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Radford: 14 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 465 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 274 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 32 cases
  • Salem: 78 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 54 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Thursday, multiple localities in Southwest Virginia saw an increase of cases. Roanoke City saw 29 new cases. Roanoke County has 14 new cases. Lynchburg has 13 new cases, and Pittsylvania County has 10 new cases. Multiple other locations saw an increase of one or more cases.

Carroll County also reports another coronavirus-related death since Thursday.

The department says health officials have received 6,382 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Friday.

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