8,743 new COVID-19 cases, 213 new hospitalizations reported between Friday and Monday by VDH

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Between Friday and Monday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 8,743 new coronavirus cases and 30 new virus-related deaths, causing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to rise to 786,910 confirmed and probable cases and 11,929 confirmed and probable deaths.

Virginia health officials confirmed 596,153 cases and 10,081 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Sept. 6. However, 190,757 cases and 1,848 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 8,743 new COVID-19 cases, 213 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 30 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Friday, Sept. 3 and Monday, Sept. 6. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

The department has received 34,239 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 213 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday, Sept. 3.

However, the VDH has not updated the data map or the locality breakdown of the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 cases since Friday.

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from localities in southwest and central Virginia.

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