1,187 new COVID-19 cases, 16 new deaths reported by Virginia health officials as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – On Thursday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,187 new COVID-19 cases and 16 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 658,341 confirmed and probable cases and 10,751 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 511,783 cases and 9,036 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, April 29. However, 146,558 cases and 1,715 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,187 new COVID-19 cases, 80 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 16 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 29, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 99,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,331 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,897 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,576 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 265 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,239 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Bland County: 667 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,499 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 889 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,389 cases160 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,586 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 834 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 587 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 307 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,332 cases, 278 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 834 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,981 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,155 cases, 91 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,252 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,431 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,768 cases (-1), 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,490 cases, 342 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,170 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,573 cases, 318 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,580 cases, 154 hospitalizations (-1), and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,253 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,337 cases103 hospitalizations (-1), and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,479 cases, 236 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,589 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,106 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,339 cases, 242 hospitalizations, and 189 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,117 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,503 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,121 cases (-2), 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,591 cases146 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous day’s totals**

Since Wednesday, April 28, the VDH reported 19 new COVID-19 cases in Campbell County, 15 in Lynchburg, 13 in Montgomery County, seven in Carroll County, seven in Galax, six in Alleghany County, six in Giles County, six in Pulaski County, five in Danville, five in Henry County, five in Radford, five in Roanoke City, four in Bedford County, four in Botetourt County, four in Patrick County, four in Rockbridge County, four in Wythe County, three in Roanoke County, two in Appomattox County, two in Bland County, two in Buena Vista, two in Covington, two in Franklin County, two in Lexington, two in Pittsylvania County, one in Charlotte County, one in Craig County, and one in Martinsville.

In addition, of the 16 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say one is from Roanoke City and one is from Roanoke County.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less COVID-19 case in Halifax County, one less hospitalization in Martinsville, one less hospitalization in Patrick County, and two less cases in Salem.

The department has received 28,351 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 80 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, six are from Henry County, three are from Campbell County, three are from Lynchburg, three are from Roanoke City, two are from Bedford County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Danville, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Wythe County.

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