Health officials report 1,134 new COVID-19 cases while Virginia’s total deaths reach 3,600 as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 175,409 COVID-19 cases and 3,600 virus-related deaths, including 1,134 new confirmed and probable cases and 19 new confirmed and probable fatalities reported around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 163,339 cases and 3,350 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Oct. 27. However, 12,070 cases and 250 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,134 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Oct. 27. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 22,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 113 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 583 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 289 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 24 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,200 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 71 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 390 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 121 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 714 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Carroll County: 606 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 212 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Covington: 37 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 50 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,184 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Floyd County: 246 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 817 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Galax: 444 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 133 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 379 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Halifax County: 515 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,320 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Highland County: 10 cases
  • Lexington: 234 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,955 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Martinsville: 482 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,751 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 136 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 320 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,284 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 296 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Radford: 929 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 2,730 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 1,502 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 152 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 555 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 339 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths

Since Monday, Oct. 26, VDH reported 35 new cases in Roanoke City, 34 in Roanoke County, 21 in Salem, 19 in Lynchburg, 14 in Bedford County, 13 in Henry County, 13 in Montgomery County, 11 in Danville, 11 in Franklin County, 10 in Amherst County, nine in Campbell County, nine in Pittsylvania County, seven in Botetourt County, five in Grayson County, five in Halifax County, five in Wythe County, four in Carroll County, four in Giles County, four in Radford, three in Floyd County, three in Martinsville, three in Pulaski County, two in Covington, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 19 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says two are from Roanoke City, one is from Amherst County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Salem.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, VDH reported one less case in Appomattox County and one less hospitalization in Carroll County.

Health officials say they have received 12,320 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 60 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of those newly reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, three are from Amherst County, three are from Bedford County, three are from Campbell County, three are from Lynchburg, three are from Pittsylvania County, one is from Henry County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke City.

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