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VDH reports 841 new COVID-19 cases while total deaths surpass 1,400 as of Tuesday

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UPDATE 5:09 p.m.: The Western Piedmont Health District identified ten new cases of COVID-19 in Henry and Patrick counties Tuesday.

Eight cases were reported in Henry County. These cases comprise of three females (ages range from 40’s, 50’s, 60’s) and four males (20’s, 40’s, 60’s). One cases involves a boy between 8-12 years old.

Two new COVID-19 cases, a male and a female in their 50’s, were reported in Patrick County.

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 841 new coronavirus cases and 15 new virus-related deaths in Tuesday morning’s update, bringing the Commonwealth’s total up to 46,239 confirmed and probable cases and 1,407 confirmed and probable deaths.

Health officials confirmed 44,069 cases and 1,300 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, June 2. However, 2,170 cases and 107 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 841 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, June 2. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 1,200 COVID-19 cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia.

  • Alleghany County: 24 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 27 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 62 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 34 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 13 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 18 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 100 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Charlotte County: 25 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 4 cases
  • Craig County: 5 cases
  • Danville: 57 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 7 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Franklin County: 36 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 127 cases and 12 hospitalizations
  • Giles County: 5 cases
  • Grayson County: 40 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Halifax County: 30 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Henry County: 136 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 7 cases
  • Lynchburg: 80 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 37 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 80 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Nelson County: 17 cases
  • Patrick County: 19 cases
  • Pittsylvania County: 45 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 20 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 6 cases
  • Roanoke City: 171 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 110 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 19 cases
  • Salem: 34 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 23 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Monday, June 1, VDH reported 22 new cases and one new hospitalization in Henry County, as well as five new cases in Martinsville, four in Roanoke City, four in Roanoke County, three in Carroll County, three in Galax, two in Bedford County, two in Botetourt County, two in Grayson County, two in Montgomery County, and single new cases in several other localities.

Health officials say the department has received 4,770 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Tuesday.

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