RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 378 new COVID-19 cases and 13 new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 670,834 confirmed and probable cases and 11,042 confirmed and probable fatalities.
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 522,362 cases and 9,319 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, May 18. However, 148,472 cases and 1,723 deaths are still reported as “probable.”
According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 101,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:
- Alleghany County: 1,349 cases (-4), 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
- Amherst County: 2,930 cases, 123 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
- Appomattox County: 1,593 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
- Bath County: 271 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
- Bedford County: 6,410 cases, 232 hospitalizations, and 102 deaths
- Bland County: 678 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
- Botetourt County: 2,537 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
- Buena Vista: 909 cases (-1), 22 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
- Campbell County: 4,500 cases, 168 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
- Carroll County: 2,663 cases, 213 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
- Charlotte County: 868 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
- Covington: 601 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
- Craig County: 314 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
- Danville: 4,419 cases, 289 hospitalizations, and 137 deaths
- Floyd County: 864 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
- Franklin County: 4,051 cases, 184 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
- Galax: 1,167 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
- Giles County: 1,283 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
- Grayson County: 1,473 cases, 94 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
- Halifax County: 2,811 cases (-2), 78 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
- Henry County: 4,600 cases, 359 hospitalizations, and 123 deaths
- Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
- Lexington: 1,206 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
- Lynchburg: 7,835 cases, 334 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
- Martinsville: 1,604 cases, 161 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
- Montgomery County: 9,389 cases, 185 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
- Nelson County: 898 cases (-1), 39 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
- Patrick County: 1,349 cases (-2), 104 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
- Pittsylvania County: 5,541 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
- Pulaski County: 2,657 cases, 126 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
- Radford: 2,149 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
- Roanoke City: 8,470 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 192 deaths
- Roanoke County: 8,260 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
- Rockbridge County: 1,550 cases (-2), 52 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
- Salem: 2,169 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
- Wythe County: 2,659 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous day’s totals**
Since Monday, May 17, the VDH reported 21 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, seven in Bedford County, seven in Roanoke City, six in Pittsylvania County, four in Pulaski County, three in Botetourt County, three in Campbell County, three in Danville, three in Franklin County, three in Henry County, three in Radford, two in Carroll County, two in Charlotte County, two in Floyd County, two in Galax, two in Grayson County, two in Lexington, two in Martinsville, two in Montgomery County, two in Roanoke County, two in Salem, two in Wythe County, and one in Craig County.
In addition, of the 13 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says one is from Roanoke County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.
However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Buena Vista, one less case in Nelson County, two less cases in Halifax County, two less cases in Patrick County, two less cases in Rockbridge County, and four less cases in Alleghany County.
Health officials say they have received 29,290 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 48 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.
Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, three are from Danville, three are from Martinsville, two are from Bedford County, two are from Pittsylvania County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Roanoke City.