678 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new hospitalizations reported by VDH on Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 678 new COVID-19 cases and four new virus-related deaths as of Wednesday, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 686,884 confirmed and probable cases and 11,491 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 533,582 cases and 9,698 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, July 21. However, 153,302 cases and 1,793 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 678 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new virus-related hospitalizations, and four new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 21, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,400 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,018 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,637 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 276 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,759 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Bland County: 694 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,674 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 937 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,040 cases, 212 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,736 cases, 224 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 886 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 614 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 336 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,520 cases, 317 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Floyd County: 889 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,146 cases, 201 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,170 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,336 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,532 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,854 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,701 cases, 378 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 111 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,552 cases, 329 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,634 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,455 cases, 192 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,423 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths (-1)
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,712 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,750 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Radford: 2,193 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,755 cases, 269 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,585 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,583 cases (-1)60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,249 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,750 cases, 174 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, July 20, the VDH reported 20 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, 20 in Roanoke County, 13 in Bedford County, 11 in Lynchburg, 11 in Pittsylvania County, seven in Botetourt County, seven in Campbell County, five in Amherst County, five in Henry County, four in Carroll County, four in Montgomery County, three in Pulaski County, two in Halifax County, two in Radford, one in Alleghany County, one in Appomattox County, one in Bath County, one in Buena Vista, one in Charlotte County, one in Danville, one in Franklin County, one in Giles County, one in Salem, and one in Wythe County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the department reported one less coronavirus case in Rockbridge County and one less death in Patrick County.

Health officials say they have received 31,037 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 18 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Carroll County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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