34,950 total coronavirus cases, 1,136 deaths as of Friday, VDH says

Coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 34,950 confirmed and probable coronavirus cases Friday morning, along with 1,136 confirmed and probable deaths. The totals represent an increase of 813 new cases and 37 news deaths.

Health officials confirmed 33,208 cases and 1,100 deaths are related to the virus Friday, May 22. However, 1,742 cases and 36 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

VDH’s Friday update includes more than 1,000 cases from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 10 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 25 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 26 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 41 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 2 death
  • Botetourt County: 31 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 12 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Campbell County: 13 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 66 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Charlotte County: 19 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 3 cases
  • Craig County: 5 cases
  • Danville: 46 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 2 death
  • Floyd County: 4 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Franklin County: 31 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 85 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Giles County: 5 cases
  • Grayson County: 24 cases and 2 hospitalization
  • Halifax County: 29 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Henry County: 59 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 6 cases
  • Lynchburg: 77 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 25 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Montgomery County: 67 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Nelson County: 13 cases
  • Patrick County: 12 cases
  • Pittsylvania County: 27 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 10 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 4 cases
  • Roanoke City: 140 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 90 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 13 cases
  • Salem: 32 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 17 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death

Since Thursday, May 21, VDH reported the first virus-related deaths in Alleghany County. Two new deaths were reported in Roanoke County and three deaths were reported in Salem.

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