1,542 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new hospitalizations reported by VDH as of Friday


(Photo: Courtesy NIAID via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Friday morning’s update, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 632,625 COVID-19 cases and 10,451 virus-related deaths, which includes 1,532 new confirmed and probable cases and 15 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 493,454 cases and 8,755 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, April 9. However, 139,171 cases and 1,696 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,542 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 9, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 96,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,287 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,825 cases110 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,494 cases63 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 257 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,136 cases, 203 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Bland County: 652 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,441 cases59 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 871 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,265 cases145 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,387 cases, 171 hospitalizations, and 66 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 805 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Covington: 576 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 283 cases (-1), 14 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,210 cases, 268 hospitalizations, and 128 deaths
  • Floyd County: 808 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,907 cases149 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Galax: 1,087 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,182 cases (-1), 46 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,273 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,704 cases75 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,421 cases, 316 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,154 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,333 cases301 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,560 cases, 144 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,941 cases, 159 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 875 cases (-1), 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,290 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,373 cases222 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,489 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Radford: 2,037 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,126 cases, 230 hospitalizations, and 184 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,893 cases150 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,463 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,002 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,419 cases, 132 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths

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

Since Thursday, April 8, the VDH reported 21 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, 20 in Grayson County, 16 in Galax, 16 in Lynchburg, 15 in Montgomery County, 13 in Roanoke County, 12 in Carroll County, eight in Wythe County, seven in Amherst County, seven in Campbell County, six in Pulaski County, five in Danville, four in Alleghany County, four in Bedford County, four in Pittsylvania County, four in Radford, four in Salem, three in Appomattox County, three in Franklin County, three in Halifax County, three in Henry County, three in Rockbridge County, two in Bath County, two in Martinsville, two in Patrick County, one in Bland County, one in Botetourt County, and one in Charlotte County.

In addition, of the 15 new virus-related deaths reported on Friday, the department says one is from Carroll County and one is from Grayson County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, the VDH reported one less COVID-19 case in Craig County, one less case in Giles County, and one less case in Nelson County.

Health officials say they have received 27,099 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 87 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, seven are from Lynchburg, six are from Campbell County, three are from Bedford County, three are from Carroll County, three are from Danville, three are from Franklin County, two are from Halifax County, two are from Martinsville, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Roanoke County.

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