1,895 new COVID-19 cases, 26 new deaths reported by VDH on Thursday

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 1,895 new coronavirus cases and 26 new virus-related deaths on Thursday, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 951,698 confirmed and probable cases and 14,469 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 704,218 cases and 12,152 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Nov. 18. However, 247,480 cases and 2,317 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has decreased from 6.1 percent to 6.0 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 1,895 new COVID-19 cases, 47 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 26 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Nov. 17, 2021 and Nov. 18, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 153,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,219 cases (+4), 85 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,467 cases (+11), 231 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,478 cases (+4), 123 hospitalizations (+1), and 36 deaths
  • Bath County: 500 cases (+1), 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 10,234 cases (+23), 407 hospitalizations, and 162 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,112 cases (+1), 50 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 4,057 cases (+6), 97 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,394 cases (+7), 34 hospitalizations (+1), and 28 deaths
  • Campbell County: 7,435 cases (+9)363 hospitalizations (+2), and 144 deaths
  • Carroll County: 4,186 cases (+13), 311 hospitalizations (+1), and 102 deaths (+1)
  • Charlotte County: 1,341 cases (+2), 79 hospitalizations (+1), and 28 deaths
  • Covington: 771 cases (+1), 33 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Craig County: 596 cases (+7), 21 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths (+1)
  • Danville: 6,395 cases (+3), 361 hospitalizations, and 195 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,505 cases (+11), 49 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,269 cases (+28), 266 hospitalizations (+2), and 108 deaths
  • Galax: 1,585 cases (+5), 127 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,353 cases (+3), 91 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,209 cases (+10), 140 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Halifax County: 4,049 cases (+10), 179 hospitalizations, and 111 deaths
  • Henry County: 6,851 cases (+11)450 hospitalizations (+1), and 169 deaths
  • Highland County: 189 cases (+1), 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,609 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 11,890 cases (+14), 481 hospitalizations (+1), and 193 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,162 cases (+14), 183 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths (+1)
  • Montgomery County: 12,020 cases (+16), 257 hospitalizations, and 112 deaths (+2)
  • Nelson County: 1,421 cases (+5)57 hospitalizations (+1), and 19 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,211 cases (+7), 136 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,371 cases (+12), 369 hospitalizations (+2), and 127 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 4,304 cases (+16), 203 hospitalizations, and 92 deaths
  • Radford: 3,001 cases (+3), 48 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 12,588 cases (+53), 325 hospitalizations (+1), and 250 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 12,310 cases (+8), 268 hospitalizations, and 182 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,229 cases (+13), 77 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Salem: 3,623 cases (+12), 102 hospitalizations (+1), and 64 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,696 cases (+18), 264 hospitalizations (+1), and 105 deaths

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

The department has reportedly received 39,634 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 47 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

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