186 new coronavirus cases, 12 new deaths reported by Virginia health officials Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 186 new coronavirus cases and 12 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 675,783 confirmed and probable cases and 11,206 confirmed and probable fatalities.

This comes the day after after Virginia saw the smallest single-day increase in new cases since March 24, 2020.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 525,896 cases and 9,457 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, June 2. However, 149,887 cases and 1,749 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 186 new COVID-19 cases, 40 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 12 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of June 2, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 102,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,364 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,957 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,616 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 273 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,583 cases, 240 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
  • Bland County: 680 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,552 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 915 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,553 cases (-10), 180 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths (-2)
  • Carroll County: 2,690 cases, 219 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 874 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 609 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 322 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,471 cases, 299 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 875 cases (-1), 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,082 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Galax: 1,175 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,300 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,494 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,826 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,651 cases, 367 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,208 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,838 cases, 339 hospitalizations (-1), and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,619 cases, 164 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,411 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 895 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,377 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,577 cases (-1), 253 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths (-1)
  • Pulaski County: 2,682 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,167 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,510 cases, 253 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,307 cases, 181 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,548 cases (-1), 54 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,188 cases (-5), 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,680 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, June 1, the VDH reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County, five in Lynchburg, five in Roanoke County, four in Carroll County, three in Covington, three in Lexington, two in Danville, two in Franklin County, two in Giles County, two in Pulaski County, two in Roanoke City, two in Wythe County, one in Amherst County, one in Appomattox County, one in Botetourt County, one in Buena Vista, one in Grayson County, one in Halifax County, and one in Henry County.

In addition, of the 12 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says one is from Bedford County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, and one is from Lynchburg.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Floyd County, one less case in Rockbridge County, one less hospitalization in Lynchburg, one less case and one less death in Pittsylvania County, five less cases in Salem, and 10 less cases and two less deaths in Campbell County.

Health officials say they have received 29,815 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 40 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, two are from Danville, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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