Health officials report 3,915 new COVID-19 cases, 54 new deaths around Virginia as of Thursday

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(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 271,043 COVID-19 cases and 4,335 virus-related deaths as of Thursday morning, including 3,915 new confirmed and probable cases and 54 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 235,720 cases and 3,940 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Dec. 10. However, 35,323 cases and 395 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 3,915 new COVID-19 cases, 131 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 54 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Dec. 10. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 40,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 454 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Amherst County: 1,010 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 472 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 89 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 2,202 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bland County: 338 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 942 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 372 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,410 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,147 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 301 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 238 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Craig County: 106 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,891 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Floyd County: 402 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,854 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Galax: 643 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 390 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Grayson County: 612 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 906 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Henry County: 2,117 cases, 192 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Highland County: 30 cases
  • Lexington: 419 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 3,202 cases, 92 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Martinsville: 800 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 4,297 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Nelson County: 219 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 552 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 2,069 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 963 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Radford: 1,285 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,523 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 3,525 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 350 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 1,011 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Wythe County: 913 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths

Since Wednesday, Dec. 9, VDH reported 52 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, 47 in Pittsylvania County, 45 in Roanoke County, 44 in Lynchburg, 40 in Bedford County, 37 in Franklin County, 37 in Montgomery County, 31 in Campbell County, 31 in Pulaski County, 31 in Wythe County, 29 in Henry County, 28 in Amherst County, 24 in Alleghany County, 23 in Covington, 21 in Bland County, 20 in Botetourt County, 20 in Danville, 15 in Martinsville, 14 in Buena Vista, 14 in Salem, 13 in Giles County, nine in Grayson County, nine in Rockbridge County, eight in Carroll County, eight in Halifax County, eight in Lexington, seven in Galax, seven in Patrick County, seven in Radford, five in Appomattox County, four in Bath County, three in Charlotte County, three in Highland County, three in Nelson County, two in Craig County, and two in Floyd County.

In addition, of the 54 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say 22 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, five are from Montgomery County, three are from Halifax County, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Franklin County, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Danville, one is from Henry County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke City.

The department says it has received 15,723 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 131 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Carroll County, two are from Galax, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

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