VDH Sunday update: Total COVID-19 count reaches 61,736 cases, 1,732 deaths

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

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UPDATE 5:34 p.m.: The West Piedmont Health District reports nine new COVID-19 cases.

In Franklin County, there are six new cases — three men in their 20’s, 40’s, and 50’s, one female in her teens, and two women in their 50’s.

There are two cases in Martinsville — a woman in her 20’s and a man in his 60’s.

Henry County also reports one new case — a woman in her 40’s.

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 61,736 COVID-19 cases and 1,732 virus-related deaths as of Sunday morning, including 489 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and eight new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 59,071 cases and 1,628 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, June 28. However, 2,665 cases and 104 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 489 new COVID-19 cases and eight new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Sunday, June 28. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Sunday update, more than 2,500 COVID-19 cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 31 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 35 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 39 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 109 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bland County: 2 cases
  • Botetourt County: 73 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 14 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 43 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 206 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 30 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 3 cases
  • Craig County: 6 cases
  • Danville: 80 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 16 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 66 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 252 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Giles County: 13 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 84 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Halifax County: 49 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 249 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 10 cases
  • Lynchburg: 134 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 72 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 136 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Nelson County: 18 cases
  • Patrick County: 42 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pittsylvania County: 108 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 39 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Radford: 11 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 368 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 206 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 30 cases
  • Salem: 51 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 49 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Saturday, June 27, VDH has reported 10 new cases from Montgomery County, eight from Galax, six from Franklin County, six from Henry County, six from Roanoke County, five from Giles County, five from Roanoke City, four from Botetourt County, three from Carroll County, two from Bedford County, two from Campbell County, two from Lynchburg, two from Martinsville, two from Wythe County, and single new cases from several other localities.

The department has received 6,136 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Sunday.

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