611 new coronavirus cases, 16 new deaths reported by Virginia health officials as of Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – As of Monday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 611 new COVID-19 cases — the smallest single-day increase in cases since early October 2020 — and 16 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 661,925 confirmed and probable cases and 10,807 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 514,450 cases and 9,091 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, May 3. However, 147,475 cases and 1,716 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 611 new COVID-19 cases, 24 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 16 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 3, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 100,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,327 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,909 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,583 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 270 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,278 cases, 217 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Bland County: 670 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,506 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 897 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,411 cases, 160 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,608 cases, 198 hospitalizations, and 70 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 844 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 591 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 309 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,356 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 847 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,003 cases171 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,156 cases, 92 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,259 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,446 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,786 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,502 cases, 343 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,172 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,634 cases, 322 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,583 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,297 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths
  • Nelson County: 887 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,341 cases, 103 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,496 cases, 237 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,615 cases123 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,117 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,382 cases, 244 hospitalizations, and 191 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,147 cases, 169 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,516 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,138 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,609 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

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

Since Sunday, May 2, the VDH reported nine new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, eight in Danville, eight in Roanoke County, six in Franklin County, five in Carroll County, five in Montgomery County, five in Radford, five in Roanoke City, five in Wythe County, four in Campbell County, four in Halifax County, four in Henry County, four in Salem, three in Bedford County, three in Pittsylvania County, three in Pulaski County, three in Rockbridge County, two in Amherst County, two in Botetourt County, two in Floyd County, two in Galax, two in Giles County, two in Grayson County, two in Patrick County, one in Alleghany County, one in Bland County, one in Charlotte County, one in Highland County, and one in Lexington.

In addition, of the 16 new virus-related deaths reported on Monday, the department says one is from Carroll County, one is from Grayson County, and one is from Roanoke City.

Health officials say they have received 28,542 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 24 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

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