719 new coronavirus cases, 15 new deaths reported by Virginia health officials as of Monday

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia health officials reported 719 new COVID-19 cases — which is the lowest single-day increase in cases since mid-October — and 15 new virus-related deaths as of Monday morning, which brings the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 654,929 confirmed and probable cases and 10,706 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 509,164 cases and 8,995 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, April 26. However, 145,765 cases and 1,711 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 719 new COVID-19 cases, 28 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 26, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 99,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,312 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,886 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,574 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 264 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,224 cases, 210 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Bland County: 665 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,492 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 881 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,341 cases, 157 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,570 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 831 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 585 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 306 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,310 cases, 275 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 833 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,970 cases, 164 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,143 cases, 91 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,239 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,428 cases87 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,769 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,473 cases, 336 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,165 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,520 cases, 312 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,581 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,217 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,329 cases, 103 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,464 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,571 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,096 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,320 cases, 237 hospitalizations, and 189 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,093 cases, 162 hospitalizations, and 137 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,496 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,124 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,566 cases, 143 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths

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

Since Sunday, April 25, the VDH reported 13 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 11 in Carroll County, eight in Galax, seven in Bedford County, seven in Montgomery County, seven in Roanoke City, seven in Roanoke County, five in Salem, four in Amherst County, four in Grayson County, four in Rockbridge County, four in Wythe County, three in Campbell County, three in Danville, three in Floyd County, two in Botetourt County, two in Franklin County, two in Lexington, two in Martinsville, two in Nelson County, one in Alleghany County, one in Appomattox County, one in Buena Vista, one in Charlotte County, one in Craig County, one in Giles County, one in Halifax County, one in Henry County, one in Patrick County, one in Pittsylvania County, one in Pulaski County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the 15 new virus-related deaths reported on Monday, health officials say two are from Roanoke City, two are from Roanoke County, and one is from Carroll County.

The department has received 28,118 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 28 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, one is from Grayson County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Wythe County.

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