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VDH: Total COVID-19 count in the Commonwealth surpasses 62,000 cases, reaches 1,740 deaths as of Monday; more than 130 new cases from southwest Virginia

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UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: The West Piedmont Health District has announced 35 new cases of COVID-19 in their region.

The district notes that a number of the below cases are associated with resent domestic travel to the beach in North Carolina and other social gatherings.

In Franklin County, 18 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. Nine are female and nine are male.

In Henry County, 10 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involve four female and six male.

In Patrick County, there are four new cases that have been confirmed. Three are female and one is male.

And in Martinsville, there are three new cases of COVID-19 involving one female and two male.


RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Monday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 453 new COVID-19 cases and eight new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 62,189 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 1,740 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 59,522 cases and 1,635 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, June 29. However, 2,667 cases and 105 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 453 new COVID-19 cases and eight new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Monday, June 29. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday report, 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: 114 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bland County: 2 cases
  • Botetourt County: 86 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 14 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 44 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 209 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 31 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 3 cases
  • Craig County: 7 cases
  • Danville: 82 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 17 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 72 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 253 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Giles County: 14 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 84 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Halifax County: 50 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 250 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 10 cases
  • Lynchburg: 139 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 74 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 143 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Nelson County: 18 cases
  • Patrick County: 42 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pittsylvania County: 117 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 45 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Radford: 11 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 403 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 234 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 30 cases
  • Salem: 59 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 49 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Sunday, June 28, VDH reported 35 new cases in Roanoke City, 28 in Roanoke County, 13 in Botetourt County, nine in Pittsylvania County, eight in Salem, seven in Montgomery County, six in Franklin County, six in Pulaski County, five in Bedford County, five in Lynchburg, three in Carroll County, two in Danville, two in Martinsville, and single new cases in several other localities.

Health officials say they have received 6,164 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Monday.

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