RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Between Friday and Monday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 7,762 new coronavirus cases and 102 new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 877,090 confirmed and probable cases and 12,908 confirmed and probable deaths.
Virginia health officials confirmed 655,601 cases and 10,886 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Oct. 4. However, 221,489 cases and 2,022 deaths are still reported as “probable.”
Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate has dropped from 8.8 percent to 8.5 percent in the past 72 hours.
According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 132,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:
- Alleghany County: 1,976 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
- Amherst County: 4,134 cases, 204 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
- Appomattox County: 2,265 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
- Bath County: 422 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
- Bedford County: 9,311 cases, 363 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
- Bland County: 1,027 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
- Botetourt County: 3,505 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
- Buena Vista: 1,181 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
- Campbell County: 6,734 cases, 308 hospitalizations, and 127 deaths
- Carroll County: 3,614 cases, 258 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
- Charlotte County: 1,181 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
- Covington: 731 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
- Craig County: 482 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
- Danville: 5,932 cases, 347 hospitalizations, and 174 deaths
- Floyd County: 1,322 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
- Franklin County: 5,639 cases, 238 hospitalizations, and 94 deaths
- Galax: 1,440 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 59 deaths
- Giles County: 2,101 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
- Grayson County: 1,947 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
- Halifax County: 3,613 cases, 145 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
- Henry County: 6,023 cases, 417 hospitalizations, and 143 deaths
- Highland County: 163 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
- Lexington: 1,507 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
- Lynchburg: 11,256 cases, 436 hospitalizations, and 174 deaths
- Martinsville: 1,931 cases, 183 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
- Montgomery County: 11,360 cases, 245 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
- Nelson County: 1,250 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
- Patrick County: 1,900 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
- Pittsylvania County: 7,541 cases, 332 hospitalizations, and 101 deaths
- Pulaski County: 3,793 cases, 175 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
- Radford: 2,819 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
- Roanoke City: 11,409 cases, 304 hospitalizations, and 216 deaths
- Roanoke County: 11,078 cases, 234 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
- Rockbridge County: 1,988 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
- Salem: 3,141 cases, 90 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
- Wythe County: 4,183 cases, 205 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous weekday’s totals**
Since Friday, Oct. 1, the VDH reported 152 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 127 in Roanoke City, 120 in Lynchburg, 85 in Franklin County, 73 in Pittsylvania County, 70 in Montgomery County, 68 in Danville, 65 in Wythe County, 61 in Bedford County, 60 in Halifax County, 59 in Pulaski County, 58 in Salem, 56 in Henry County, 53 in Botetourt County, 51 in Campbell County, 45 in Carroll County, 35 in Amherst County, 29 in Alleghany County, 27 in Appomattox County, 24 in Giles County, 22 in Buena Vista, 19 in Grayson County, 19 in Nelson County, 19 in Rockbridge County, 15 in Patrick County, 12 in Bland County, 11 in Charlotte County, 11 in Lexington, 10 in Floyd County, 10 in Radford, seven in Craig County, seven in Galax, seven in Martinsville, six in Covington, five in Bath County, and four in Highland County.
In addition, of the 102 new virus-related deaths reported between Friday and Monday, health officials say 26 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, six are from Danville, three are from Giles County, three are from Henry County, three are from Montgomery County, two are from Grayson County, one is from Covington, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Highland County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Rockbridge County.
The department has received 36,913 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 202 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.
Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from the weekend, five are from Pittsylvania County, four are from Henry County, three are from Franklin County, three are from Halifax County, two are from Carroll County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Bath County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Radford, one is from Roanoke County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.
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