978 new COVID-19 cases, 14 new deaths reported by VDH in Monday update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 978 new coronavirus cases — the lowest single-day increase in cases since early March — and 14 new virus-related deaths in Monday morning’s update, increasing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to 647,111 confirmed and probable cases and 10,595 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 503,725 cases and 8,893 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, April 19. However, 143,386 cases and 1,702 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 978 new COVID-19 cases, 29 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 14 new virus-related deaths across the Commonwealth as of April 19, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 98,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,299 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,869 cases114 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,565 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 263 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,160 cases, 208 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Bland County: 661 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,474 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 876 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,306 cases, 148 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,519 cases181 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 824 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 577 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 297 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,267 cases, 272 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Floyd County: 827 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,952 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,123 cases87 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,214 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,396 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,745 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,461 cases, 330 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,159 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,466 cases, 305 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,566 cases, 147 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,120 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 883 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,311 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,420 cases231 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,536 cases, 117 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,074 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,253 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,027 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,480 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,072 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,508 cases, 137 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths

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

Since Sunday, April 18, the VDH reported 14 new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County, 14 in Carroll County, nine in Danville, nine in Grayson County, nine in Roanoke City, nine in Roanoke County, eight in Lynchburg, six in Franklin County, six in Montgomery County, five in Henry County, five in Salem, five in Wythe County, four in Amherst County, four in Bland County, four in Botetourt County, three in Floyd County, three in Galax, three in Pulaski County, two in Campbell County, one in Appomattox County, one in Halifax County, one in Martinsville, one in Pittsylvania County, and one in Rockbridge County.

In addition, of the 14 new virus-related deaths reported on Monday, the department says one is from Floyd County and one is from Halifax County.

Health officials say they have received 27,678 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 29 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, two are from Carroll County, two are from Grayson County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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