Health officials report 1,429 new COVID-19 cases, 20 new deaths around Virginia as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Thursday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,429 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 178,183 confirmed and probable cases and 3,636 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 165,384 cases and 3,384 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Oct. 29. However, 12,799 cases and 252 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,429 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Oct. 29. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 114 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 614 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 300 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 24 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,262 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 71 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 405 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 121 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 753 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Carroll County: 615 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 216 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Covington: 37 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 50 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,215 cases, 114 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Floyd County: 249 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 886 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Galax: 453 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 135 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 388 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Halifax County: 536 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,336 cases, 140 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Highland County: 10 cases
  • Lexington: 239 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 2,016 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Martinsville: 488 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,812 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 140 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 320 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,323 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 302 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Radford: 939 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 2,810 cases, 98 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 1,541 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 153 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 584 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Wythe County: 341 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths

Since Wednesday, Oct. 28, VDH reported 40 new cases in Franklin County, 39 in Roanoke City, 31 in Roanoke County, 29 in Lynchburg, 28 in Bedford County, 24 in Montgomery County, 16 in Pittsylvania County, 14 in Amherst County, 14 in Campbell County, 14 in Danville, 13 in Halifax County, 12 in Salem, 10 in Henry County, nine in Grayson County, eight in Appomattox County, eight in Botetourt County, five in Galax, five in Martinsville, four in Carroll County, four in Radford, three in Charlotte County, three in Nelson County, three in Pulaski County, two in Alleghany County, two in Wythe County, and single new cases in several other localities.

However, health officials reported one less case in Bland County between Wednesday and Thursday.

In addition, of the 20 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says two are from Roanoke City, one is from Danville, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Martinsville.

Health officials say the department has received 12,454 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 70 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of those newly reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Danville, three are from Henry County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Radford, and one is from Roanoke City.

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