RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 1,407 new coronavirus cases and 36 new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 939,783 confirmed and probable cases and 14,261 confirmed and probable deaths.
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 696,791 cases and 11,979 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Nov. 10. However, 242,992 cases and 2,282 deaths are still reported as “probable.”
Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate has dropped from 5.6 percent to 5.5 percent over the past 24 hours.
According to VDH’s Wednesday tally, more than 143,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:
- Alleghany County: 2,174 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
- Amherst County: 4,425 cases, 229 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
- Appomattox County: 2,433 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
- Bath County: 496 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
- Bedford County: 10,114 cases, 402 hospitalizations, and 159 deaths
- Bland County: 1,106 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
- Botetourt County: 3,987 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
- Buena Vista: 1,363 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
- Campbell County: 7,336 cases, 360 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
- Carroll County: 4,091 cases, 306 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths
- Charlotte County: 1,315 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
- Covington: 764 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
- Craig County: 567 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
- Danville: 6,330 cases, 361 hospitalizations, and 195 deaths
- Floyd County: 1,473 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
- Franklin County: 6,154 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
- Galax: 1,566 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
- Giles County: 2,326 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
- Grayson County: 2,144 cases, 136 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
- Halifax County: 3,987 cases, 175 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
- Henry County: 6,669 cases, 444 hospitalizations, and 165 deaths
- Highland County: 187 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
- Lexington: 1,595 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
- Lynchburg: 11,872 cases, 478 hospitalizations, and 191 deaths
- Martinsville: 2,114 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
- Montgomery County: 11,921 cases, 256 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
- Nelson County: 1,400 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
- Patrick County: 2,143 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
- Pittsylvania County: 8,293 cases, 363 hospitalizations, and 122 deaths
- Pulaski County: 4,238 cases, 199 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
- Radford: 2,971 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
- Roanoke City: 12,368 cases, 322 hospitalizations, and 248 deaths
- Roanoke County: 12,144 cases, 268 hospitalizations, and 178 deaths
- Rockbridge County: 2,177 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
- Salem: 3,562 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
- Wythe County: 4,608 cases, 263 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous weekday’s totals**
Since Tuesday, the following localities reported new cases of at least 10 or more. Amherst County has 15 new cases, Bedford County has 13, Botetourt County has 14 new cases, Campbell County has 12 new cases, Carroll County has 16 new cases, Danville has 18, Franklin County has 18, Halifax County and Henry County each have 10 new cases, Lynchburg has 11 new cases, Montgomery County has 21 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 19 new cases, Roanoke City has 37 new cases, Roanoke County has 14 new cases, Salem has 10 new cases and Wythe County has 12 new cases.
In addition, of the 36 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says one is from Bedford County, two are from Carroll County, one is from Craig County, one is from Giles County, three are from Lynchburg, one is from Pittsylvania County, two are from Roanoke City and one is from Roanoke County.
Health officials say they have received 39,315 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 65 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.
Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, one is from Amherst County, two are from Appomattox County, three are from Bedford County, two are from Carroll County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Floyd County, two are from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Giles County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, two are from Roanoke City, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Salem and three are from Wythe County.
For breaking news delivered to you, subscribe to WFXR’s breaking news email list