2,416 new coronavirus cases, 35 new deaths included in VDH’s Tuesday update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 1,003,110 coronavirus cases and 14,992 virus-related deaths as of Tuesday, which includes 2,416 new confirmed and probable cases and 35 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 736,568 cases and 12,578 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Dec. 14. However, 266,542 cases and 2,414 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has increased from 8.6 percent to 8.7 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 2,416 new COVID-19 cases and 35 new virus-related deaths, but also 66 less virus-related hospitalizations around the Commonwealth between Dec. 13, 2021 and Dec. 14, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 162,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,366 cases (+13), 85 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,659 cases (+11)239 hospitalizations (+1), and 62 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,607 cases (+4)128 hospitalizations (+1), and 37 deaths (+1)
  • Bath County: 533 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 10,799 cases (+12)438 hospitalizations (+1), and 168 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,149 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 4,418 cases (+30), 98 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,462 cases (+1), 34 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Campbell County: 7,909 cases (+19), 386 hospitalizations (+2), and 152 deaths
  • Carroll County: 4,518 cases (+5), 333 hospitalizations, and 106 deaths (+1)
  • Charlotte County: 1,439 cases (+6), 86 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Covington: 795 cases (+3), 33 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Craig County: 699 cases (+13), 22 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths (+1)
  • Danville: 6,615 cases (+4), 378 hospitalizations, and 203 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,657 cases (+7), 52 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,868 cases (+21), 284 hospitalizations, and 116 deaths (+1)
  • Galax: 1,685 cases (+4), 136 hospitalizations (+1), and 65 deaths (+1)
  • Giles County: 2,478 cases (+4), 95 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,407 cases (+3), 153 hospitalizations (+1), and 55 deaths (+1)
  • Halifax County: 4,273 cases (+5), 185 hospitalizations (+1), and 117 deaths
  • Henry County: 7,302 cases (+17), 473 hospitalizations, and 189 deaths
  • Highland County: 210 cases (+5), 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,659 cases (+5), 38 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 12,338 cases (-1), 510 hospitalizations (+1), and 201 deaths (+2)
  • Martinsville: 2,287 cases (+5), 187 hospitalizations, and 94 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 12,468 cases (+23), 275 hospitalizations (+5), and 117 deaths (+1)
  • Nelson County: 1,559 cases (+3), 62 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,389 cases (+3), 138 hospitalizations (+1), and 61 deaths (+1)
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,686 cases (+16), 396 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 4,577 cases (+11), 232 hospitalizations (+1), and 101 deaths
  • Radford: 3,144 cases (+3), 55 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths (+1)
  • Roanoke City: 13,409 cases (+36), 332 hospitalizations, and 260 deaths (+2)
  • Roanoke County: 13,231 cases (+67), 272 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,352 cases (+2), 83 hospitalizations (+2), and 67 deaths
  • Salem: 4,059 cases (+21), 102 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,941 cases (+5), 274 hospitalizations (+1), and 114 deaths

**items in bold indicate increases or decreases in the total number of cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths since the previous weekday**

Health officials say they have received 40,234 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 66 less hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday, Dec. 13.

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