Health officials report 1,057 new coronavirus cases while total Virginia deaths reach 2,027 as of Sunday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 77,430 COVID-19 cases and 2,027 virus-related deaths as of Sunday, including 1,057 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and two new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 74,490 cases and 1,923 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, July 19. However, 2,940 cases and 104 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,057 new COVID-19 cases and two new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Sunday, July 19. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Sunday update, more than 4,000 COVID-19 cases are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 55 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Amherst County: 52 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Appomattox County: 49 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bath County: 2 cases
  • Bedford County: 181 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Bland County: 5 cases
  • Botetourt County: 165 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 29 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Campbell County: 77 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Carroll County: 279 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 39 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 7 cases
  • Craig County: 11 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 188 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Floyd County: 28 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Franklin County: 117 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 300 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Giles County: 18 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Grayson County: 103 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Halifax County: 102 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Henry County: 393 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Highland County: 3 cases
  • Lexington: 23 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Lynchburg: 236 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 132 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Montgomery County: 216 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Nelson County: 28 cases
  • Patrick County: 57 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pittsylvania County: 217 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 60 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Radford: 21 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Roanoke City: 637 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 355 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 46 cases
  • Salem: 111 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 69 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death

Since Saturday, July 18, VDH reported 19 new cases in Danville, 16 in Roanoke City, 13 in Pittsylvania County, 10 in Lynchburg, five in Montgomery County, five in Roanoke County, four in Carroll County, four in Halifax County, four in Wythe County, three in Amherst County, three in Bedford County, three in Campbell County, three in Grayson County, three in Salem, and single new cases in numerous other localities.

Health officials say the department has received 7,165 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Sunday.

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