1,712 new coronavirus cases, 69 new hospitalizations reported by Virginia health officials on Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Monday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,712 new coronavirus cases and one new virus-related death, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 723,727 confirmed and probable cases and 11,618 confirmed and probable deaths.

Virginia health officials confirmed 556,283 cases and 9,814 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Aug. 16. However, 167,444 cases and 1,804 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,712 new COVID-19 cases, 69 new virus-related hospitalizations, and one new virus-related death around the Commonwealth as of Aug. 16, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 107,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,434 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,185 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,726 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 279 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,172 cases, 282 hospitalizations, and 111 deaths
  • Bland County: 729 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,838 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 950 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,345 cases, 239 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,886 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 922 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 630 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 359 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,755 cases, 325 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Floyd County: 970 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,422 cases, 211 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,212 cases (-2), 100 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,415 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,575 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,035 cases, 92 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,908 cases, 391 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 121 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,237 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,949 cases, 352 hospitalizations, and 152 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,678 cases, 172 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,677 cases, 197 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Nelson County: 937 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,499 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,002 cases291 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,952 cases, 145 hospitalizations, and 70 deaths
  • Radford: 2,351 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,261 cases, 283 hospitalizations, and 203 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,088 cases, 207 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,625 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,403 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,054 cases, 184 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths

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

Since Sunday, Aug. 15, the VDH reported 27 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 20 in Roanoke County, 17 in Montgomery County, 15 in Amherst County, 14 in Henry County, 14 in Roanoke City, 14 in Wythe County, 12 in Franklin County, 11 in Giles County, 10 in Danville, eight in Floyd County, eight in Pulaski County, eight in Salem, seven in Bedford County, seven in Botetourt County, seven in Campbell County, seven in Carroll County, six in Nelson County, five in Halifax County, four in Appomattox County, four in Charlotte County, four in Patrick County, four in Pittsylvania County, three in Radford, two in Alleghany County, two in Bland County, two in Buena Vista, two in Martinsville, one in Craig County, one in Grayson County, one in Lexington, and one in Rockbridge County.

However, between Sunday and Monday, the department reported two less coronavirus cases in Galax.

Health officials say they have received 32,316 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 69 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, two are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Giles County, one is from Halifax County, and one is from Pulaski County.

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