493 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new deaths reported in VDH’s Friday update

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia health officials reported 493 new COVID-19 cases and 30 new virus-related deaths as of Friday, which brings the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 669,219 confirmed and probable cases and 10,991 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 521,007 cases and 9,278 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, May 14. However, 148,212 cases and 1,713 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 493 COVID-19 cases, 55 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 30 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 14, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday update, more than 101,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,349 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,927 cases123 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,592 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Bath County: 271 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,387 cases, 230 hospitalizations, and 102 deaths
  • Bland County: 679 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,528 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 908 cases22 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,488 cases, 168 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,658 cases, 212 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 865 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Covington: 598 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 312 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,408 cases286 hospitalizations, and 137 deaths
  • Floyd County: 858 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,040 cases, 180 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Galax: 1,165 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,282 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,467 cases, 93 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,810 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,588 cases356 hospitalizationsand 123 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,201 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,781 cases, 333 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,599 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,371 cases, 185 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 898 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,354 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,535 cases, 249 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,650 cases, 126 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,145 cases38 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,459 cases, 249 hospitalizations, and 192 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,241 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,536 cases50 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,158 cases (-2), 72 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,649 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

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

Since Thursday, May 13, the VDH reported 12 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 10 in Campbell County, nine in Henry County, eight in Bedford County, seven in Alleghany County, six in Danville, five in Pulaski County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Amherst County, three in Bland County, two in Floyd County, two in Giles County, two in Grayson County, two in Montgomery County, two in Pittsylvania County, two in Roanoke City, two in Roanoke County, one in Botetourt County, one in Buena Vista, one in Carroll County, one in Covington, one in Craig County, one in Franklin County, one in Lexington, one in Martinsville, one in Nelson County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the 30 new virus-related deaths reported on Friday, health officials say six are from the localities listed above. More specifically, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Galax, one is from Henry County, and one is from Montgomery County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, the VDH reported two less coronavirus cases in Salem.

The department has received 29,158 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 55 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, four are from Bedford County, three are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Danville, one is from Amherst County, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Henry County, one is from Radford, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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