VDH reports 943 new coronavirus cases, 96 new deaths as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Tuesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 135,514 COVID-19 cases and 2,839 virus-related deaths, including 943 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 96 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 129,259 cases and 2,691 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Sept. 15. However, 6,255 cases and 148 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 943 new COVID-19 cases and 96 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Sept. 15. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 75 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 351 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 197 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Bath County: 4 cases
  • Bedford County: 663 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 278 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 78 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 385 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Carroll County: 463 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 97 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 29 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 26 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 767 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Floyd County: 184 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Franklin County: 280 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Galax: 406 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 71 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 290 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Halifax County: 297 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Henry County: 963 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Highland County: 6 cases
  • Lexington: 47 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,207 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Martinsville: 363 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,515 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 93 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Patrick County: 255 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 914 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 188 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Radford: 685 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke City: 1,394 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 715 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 92 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 252 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Wythe County: 209 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths

Since Monday, Sept. 14, VDH reported 28 new cases in Montgomery County, 16 in Radford, 15 in Lynchburg, 11 in Danville, eight in Franklin County, eight in Pittsylvania County, six in Amherst County, six in Henry County, six in Pulaski County, five in Halifax County, five in Patrick County, five in Roanoke County, three in Martinsville, three in Roanoke City, three in Wythe County, two in Appomattox County, two in Carroll County, two in Giles County, two in Rockbridge County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 96 new virus-related deaths reported by the department on Tuesday, 19 are from central and southwest Virginia localities. More specifically, four are from Patrick County; two are from Franklin County; two are from Galax; two are from Henry County; two are from Martinsville; one is from Amherst County; one is from Appomattox County; one is from Bland County; one is from Carroll County; one is from Floyd County; one is from Lynchburg; and one is from Nelson County, which marks the county’s first COVID-19 death.

Health officials say they have received a total of 10,337 confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday. Of the newly reported hospitalizations on Tuesday, two are from Appomattox County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Danville, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Roanoke County.

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