4,070 new coronavirus cases, 132 new hospitalizations reported by VDH as of Friday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Friday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 4,070 new coronavirus cases and 20 new virus-related deaths, causing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to rise to 778,167 confirmed and probable cases and 11,899 confirmed and probable deaths.

Virginia health officials confirmed 591,108 cases and 10,054 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Sept. 3. However, 187,059 cases and 1,845 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 4,070 new COVID-19 cases, 132 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 20 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Sept. 2, 2021 and Sept. 3, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday update, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,611 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,548 cases169 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,911 cases91 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Bath County: 314 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,806 cases307 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Bland County: 824 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,007 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,000 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,737 cases, 258 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,126 cases245 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,026 cases68 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 653 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 413 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,170 cases, 333 hospitalizations, and 155 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,075 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,856 cases, 222 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,310 cases104 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,561 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,703 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,211 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,343 cases, 406 hospitalizations, and 130 deaths
  • Highland County: 126 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,327 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,714 cases382 hospitalizations, and 155 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,784 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,235 cases, 214 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,063 cases46 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,676 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,531 cases, 309 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,229 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,528 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,966 cases, 293 hospitalizations, and 207 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,614 cases (-21), 215 hospitalizations, and 151 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,711 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Salem: 2,606 cases83 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,427 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths

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

Since Thursday, Sept. 2, the VDH reported 122 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 92 in Roanoke City, 64 in Bedford County, 50 in Montgomery County, 42 in Campbell County, 33 in Pittsylvania County, 31 in Danville, 28 in Henry County, 26 in Franklin County, 25 in Wythe County, 24 in Pulaski County, 22 in Amherst County, 20 in Carroll County, 18 in Radford, 17 in Appomattox County, 17 in Halifax County, 16 in Giles County, 15 in Patrick County, 15 in Salem, 12 in Botetourt County, 11 in Alleghany County, 10 in Grayson County, eight in Galax, six in Nelson County, five in Bath County, five in Charlotte County, five in Covington, five in Floyd County, four in Martinsville, two in Craig County, two in Lexington, and two in Rockbridge County.

In addition, of the 20 new virus-related deaths reported on Friday, the department says two are from Amherst County, one is from Bedford County, and one is from Floyd County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, the VDH reported 21 less coronavirus cases in Roanoke County.

Health officials say they have received 34,026 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 132 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, five are from Bedford County, four are from Montgomery County, three are from Amherst County, three are from Appomattox County, three are from Campbell County, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Carroll County, two are from Henry County, two are from Nelson County, two are from Pittsylvania County, one is from Bland County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Floyd County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Salem.

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