Virginia health officials report total 62,787 coronavirus cases, 1,763 deaths as of Tuesday


UPDATE 4:05 p.m.: The West Piedmont Health District has announced eight new cases of coronavirus in their region.

In Franklin County, one female and two males with ages ranging from their teens into their 60s have been confirmed.

In Henry County, two females and two males with ages ranging from their teens into their 30s have been confirmed.

And in Patrick County, one female in her 80s has been confirmed to have the virus.

The district tested a total of 220 people at their Pigg River Recreation Center testing event in Rocky Mount today. Unfortunatley, they had to turn some people away when they ran out of test kits.

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 62,787 COVID-19 cases and 1,763 virus-related deaths as of Tuesday morning, including 598 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 23 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 60,124 cases and 1,658 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, June 30. However, 2,663 cases and 105 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, 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: 36 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 40 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 118 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bland County: 2 cases
  • Botetourt County: 121 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 15 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 45 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 214 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 31 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 5 cases
  • Craig County: 7 cases
  • Danville: 86 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 17 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 88 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 253 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Giles County: 15 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 84 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Halifax County: 53 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 260 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 10 cases
  • Lynchburg: 147 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 78 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 145 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Nelson County: 18 cases
  • Patrick County: 46 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pittsylvania County: 122 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 45 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Radford: 11 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 439 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 254 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 30 cases
  • Salem: 68 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 50 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Monday, June 29, VDH reported 36 new cases and one less death in Roanoke City, 35 new cases in Botetourt County, 20 new cases and one more death in Roanoke County, 16 new cases in Franklin County, 10 new cases and one new hospitalization in Henry County, nine new cases in Salem, eight new cases in Lynchburg, five new cases in Carroll County, five new cases and two more hospitalizations in Pittsylvania County, four new cases in Bedford County, four new cases in Danville, four new cases and one new hospitalization in Martinsville, four new cases in Patrick County, three new cases in Halifax County, two new cases in Covington, two new cases in Montgomery County, and single new cases in several other localities.

The department says health officials have received 6,203 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Tuesday.

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