Health officials report 2,125 new COVID-19 cases, 29 new deaths around Virginia as of Tuesday; more than 140 new cases reported from Roanoke City, County

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(Photo: Courtesy Jernej Furman/CC BY 2.0 via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy Jernej Furman/CC BY 2.0 via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Tuesday morning’s tally, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 2,125 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 206,762 confirmed and probable cases and 3,835 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 187,287 cases and 3,557 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Nov. 17. However, 19,475 cases and 278 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,125 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 29,000 cases have been reported from localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 246 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Amherst County: 691 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 355 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 42 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,584 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 107 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 630 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 189 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 956 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 777 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 259 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Covington: 103 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Craig County: 73 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,453 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Floyd County: 286 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,275 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Galax: 506 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 207 cases and 7 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 461 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Halifax County: 746 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,621 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Highland County: 14 cases
  • Lexington: 307 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,374 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Martinsville: 576 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,429 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Nelson County: 153 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 404 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,539 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 437 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Radford: 1,039 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 3,535 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 59 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,153 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 207 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 741 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Wythe County: 496 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Monday, Nov. 16, VDH reported 82 new cases in Roanoke City, 64 in Roanoke County, 41 in Lynchburg, 38 in Bedford County, 24 in Pittsylvania County, 20 in Botetourt County, 20 in Salem, 17 in Campbell County, 16 in Henry County, 15 in Danville, 14 in Lexington, 13 in Amherst County, 13 in Carroll County, 12 in Montgomery County, 10 in Wythe County, nine in Covington, nine in Halifax County, eight in Alleghany County, seven in Martinsville, five in Franklin County, five in Pulaski County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Appomattox County, four in Giles County, four in Grayson County, four in Patrick County, three in Bath County, three in Charlotte County, two in Bland County, tow in Floyd County, two in Radford, one in Craig County, and one in Galax.

In addition, of the 29 new virus-related deaths reported by health officials on Tuesday, 12 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, five are from Roanoke City, two are from Halifax County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Salem.

The department has reportedly received 13,608 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 56 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of the newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Henry County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Danville, one is from Franklin County, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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