3,487 new COVID-19 cases, 132 new hospitalizations reported by Virginia health officials in Tuesday tally

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 766,435 coronavirus cases and 11,842 virus-related deaths, which includes 3,487 new confirmed and probable cases and 32 new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 583,893 cases and 10,000 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Aug. 31. However, 182,542 cases and 1,842 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 3,487 new COVID-19 cases, 132 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 32 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Aug. 30, 2021 and Aug. 31, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 112,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,565 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,458 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,867 cases86 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Bath County: 302 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,590 cases, 298 hospitalizations, and 114 deaths
  • Bland County: 801 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,955 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 992 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,616 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,070 cases, 243 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 997 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 648 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 402 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,078 cases, 333 hospitalizations (-1), and 155 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,045 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,752 cases, 220 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,268 cases103 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,511 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,675 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,171 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,250 cases, 403 hospitalizations, and 128 deaths
  • Highland County: 126 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,313 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,395 cases374 hospitalizations, and 155 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,767 cases178 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,070 cases, 209 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,031 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,637 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,430 cases, 303 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,177 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,478 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,766 cases, 291 hospitalizations, and 207 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,553 cases, 215 hospitalizations, and 151 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,697 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Salem: 2,545 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,351 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths

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

Since Monday, Aug. 30, the VDH reported 69 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 67 in Bedford County, 46 in Henry County, 44 in Roanoke City, 37 in Pittsylvania County, 35 in Campbell County, 34 in Amherst County, 34 in Franklin County, 32 in Montgomery County, 30 in Roanoke County, 21 in Wythe County, 20 in Danville, 18 in Salem, 15 in Giles County, 14 in Radford, 13 in Carroll County, 12 in Alleghany County, 12 in Pulaski County, 10 in Appomattox County, 10 in Botetourt County, 10 in Grayson County, nine in Floyd County, seven in Lexington, five in Charlotte County, five in Craig County, five in Martinsville, five in Patrick County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Buena Vista, four in Galax, three in Covington, three in Halifax County, three in Nelson County, one in Bath County, and one in Bland County.

In addition, of the 32 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says 11 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Danville, one is from Halifax County, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Rockbridge County, and one is from Salem.

Health officials say they have received 33,689 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 132 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday. This marks the largest single-day increase in hospitalizations since March 12.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Bedford County, two are from Botetourt County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Roanoke County, two are from Rockbridge County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Floyd County, one is from Galax, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less hospitalization in Danville.

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