323 new coronavirus cases, 6 new deaths reported by Virginia health officials Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia health officials reported 323 new COVID-19 cases and six new virus-related deaths as of Wednesday, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 674,082 confirmed and probable cases and 11,143 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 524,545 cases and 9,405 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, May 26. However, 149,537 cases and 1,738 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 323 new COVID-19 cases, 57 new virus-related hospitalizations, and six new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 26, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 1,359 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,947 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,611 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Bath County: 272 cases (-1), 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,478 cases236 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Bland County: 680 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,551 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 914 cases (-1), 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,533 cases177 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,682 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 873 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 604 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 319 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,447 cases294 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Floyd County: 874 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,074 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Galax: 1,169 cases (-1), 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,292 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,489 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,820 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,637 cases, 366 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,881 cases, 339 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,614 cases163 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,399 cases, 190 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Nelson County: 898 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,369 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,566 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,666 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,163 cases40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,503 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,288 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,552 cases (-2), 53 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,181 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,670 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, May 25, the VDH reported eight new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, six in Danville, five in Campbell County, four in Bedford County, four in Grayson County, four in Henry County, four in Montgomery County, three in Alleghany County, three in Botetourt County, three in Franklin County, three in Halifax County, three in Pittsylvania County, three in Wythe County, two in Carroll County, two in Floyd County, two in Martinsville, two in Lexington, two in Martinsville, two in Patrick County, two in Radford, two in Roanoke City, two in Salem, one in Appomattox County, one in Bland County, one in Charlotte County, one in Giles County, one in Nelson County, one in Pulaski County, and one in Roanoke County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, health officials reported one less coronavirus case in Bath County, one less case in Buena Vista, one less case in Galax, and two less cases in Rockbridge County.

The department has received 29,617 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 57 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Danville, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Radford.

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