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VDH: Total coronavirus count surpasses 90,000 cases, climbs past 2,200 deaths as of Saturday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Saturday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 913 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 90,801 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 2,215 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 87,367 cases and 2,105 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, Aug. 1. However, 3,434 cases and 110 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 913 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Saturday, Aug. 1. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Saturday update, more than 5,600 COVID-19 cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 56 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Amherst County: 108 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 68 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bath County: 4 cases
  • Bedford County: 293 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bland County: 7 cases
  • Botetourt County: 185 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 47 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Campbell County: 149 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 death
  • Carroll County: 308 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 49 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 12 cases
  • Craig County: 16 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 314 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Floyd County: 33 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 156 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 331 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Giles County: 23 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 129 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Halifax County: 135 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 502 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 29 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Lynchburg: 440 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Martinsville: 168 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 275 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Nelson County: 32 cases
  • Patrick County: 111 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 329 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 74 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Radford: 26 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke City: 861 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 437 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 66 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Salem: 131 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 102 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths

Since Friday, July 31, VDH has reported 47 new cases in Roanoke City, 25 in Henry County, 14 in Danville, 13 in Pittsylvania County, 11 in Lynchburg, nine in Martinsville, seven in Bedford County, seven in Roanoke County, five in Campbell County, five in Franklin County, three in Amherst County, three in Patrick County, two in Montgomery County, two in Wythe County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, as of Saturday, health officials reported two new hospitalizations and two new deaths in Botetourt County, one new hospitalization and two new deaths in Danville, two new deaths in Galax, two new hospitalizations and one new death in Henry County, and four new hospitalizations in Patrick County.

The department has reportedly received 7,910 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Saturday.

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