1,435 new coronavirus cases, 32 new deaths reported Wednesday by Virginia health officials

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday, Virginia health officials reported 1,435 new coronavirus cases and 32 new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 930,679 confirmed and probable cases and 14,052 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 690,978 cases and 11,800 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Nov. 3. However, 239,701 cases and 2,252 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate has stayed at 5.5 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 1,435 new COVID-19 cases, 38 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 32 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Nov. 2, 2021 and Nov. 3, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 143,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,140 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,368 cases, 223 hospitalizations, and 57 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,412 cases, 118 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Bath County: 491 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 10,002 cases, 393 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,084 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,935 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,334 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Campbell County: 7,249 cases, 355 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Carroll County: 4,001 cases, 303 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,293 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Covington: 761 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Craig County: 555 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Danville: 6,273 cases, 359 hospitalizations, and 194 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,452 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,080 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 106 deaths
  • Galax: 1,538 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,296 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,109 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,939 cases, 176 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
  • Henry County: 6,564 cases, 437 hospitalizations, and 161 deaths
  • Highland County: 182 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,587 cases36 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 11,828 cases (-1), 475 hospitalizations, and 186 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,084 cases, 184 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 11,839 cases, 255 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,380 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,080 cases, 133 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,202 cases, 359 hospitalizations, and 117 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 4,190 cases, 196 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Radford: 2,940 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 12,200 cases, 317 hospitalizations, and 241 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 12,028 cases, 263 hospitalizations, and 177 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,150 cases76 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Salem: 3,506 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,536 cases, 257 hospitalizations, and 102 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, Nov. 2, the VDH reported 26 new COVID-19 cases in Campbell County, 24 in Henry County, 21 in Roanoke City, 19 in Bedford County, 19 in Danville, 18 in Roanoke County, 12 in Carroll County, 11 in Botetourt County, 11 in Pittsylvania County, nine in Franklin County, nine in Montgomery County, eight in Salem, seven in Patrick County, seven in Pulaski County, six in Giles County, five in Halifax County, four in Alleghany County, four in Amherst County, four in Appomattox County, four in Bland County, four in Charlotte County, four in Craig County, four in Grayson County, four in Lexington, four in Radford, three in Floyd County, three in Martinsville, three in Rockbridge County, two in Buena Vista, two in Highland County, two in Nelson County, two in Wythe County, and one in Galax.

In addition, of the 32 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, health officials say two are from Henry County, one is from Danville, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Lynchburg.

The department has reportedly received 38,966 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 38 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, three are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Grayson County, one is from Lexington, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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