892 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new deaths reported around Virginia as of Monday, VDH says

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 586,592 coronavirus cases and 9,683 virus-related deaths as of Monday morning, including 892 new confirmed and probable cases and 87 new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

This marks the smallest single-day increase in Virginia’s coronavirus cases since October 2020.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 461,808 cases and 8,117 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, March 8. However, 124,784 cases and 1,566 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 892 new COVID-19 cases, 44 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 87 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of March 8, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 90,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,252 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,714 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,434 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Bath County: 246 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 5,852 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Bland County: 623 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,275 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 847 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,072 cases, 94 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,145 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 756 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Covington: 551 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Craig County: 246 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,392 cases, 244 hospitalizations, and 113 deaths
  • Floyd County: 754 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,746 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Galax: 1,002 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,092 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,138 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,497 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 66 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,243 cases, 289 hospitalizations, and 117 deaths
  • Highland County: 97 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,127 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 6,954 cases, 215 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,513 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,109 cases, 151 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 824 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,230 cases, 94 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 4,782 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,338 cases106 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
  • Radford: 1,906 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,646 cases, 201 hospitalizations, and 164 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,461 cases, 138 hospitalizations, and 135 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,316 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Salem: 1,882 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,065 cases, 116 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths

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

Since Sunday, March 7, the VDH reported 34 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, 14 in Wythe County, 10 in Bedford County, 10 in Roanoke City, eight in Lynchburg, eight in Roanoke County, seven in Halifax County, six in Campbell County, five in Nelson County, four in Appomattox County, four in Botetourt County, four in Franklin County, four in Pittsylvania County, four in Salem, three in Carroll County, three in Grayson County, three in Henry County, two in Charlotte County, two in Lexington, two in Radford, one in Bland County, one in Galax, one in Giles County, one in Martinsville, one in Pulaski County, and one in Rockbridge County.

In addition, of the 87 new virus-related deaths reported on Monday, health officials say 28 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, five are from Bedford County; three are from Botetourt County, marking the county’s largest single-day increase in deaths; three are from Lynchburg; two are from Campbell County; two are from Franklin County; two are from Lexington; two are from Montgomery County; one is from Appomattox County; one is from Charlotte County; one is from Danville; one is from Martinsville; one is from Nelson County; one is from Pittsylvania County; one is from Roanoke County; one is from Rockbridge County; and one is from Wythe County.

The department has reportedly received 24,705 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 44 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, two are from Danville, one is from Floyd County, one is from Giles County, one is from Patrick County, and one is from Pulaski County.

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