Health officials report 4,598 new coronavirus cases, 75 new deaths around Virginia as of Wednesday

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 412,545 COVID-19 cases and 5,552 virus-related deaths as of Wednesday, which includes 4,598 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 75 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 339,468 cases and 4,892 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Jan. 13. However, 73,077 cases and 660 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 4,598 new COVID-19 cases, 144 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 75 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday count, more than 58,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 919 cases (-13), 41 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Amherst County: 1,821 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 960 cases35 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Bath County: 215 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 4,002 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Bland County: 548 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 1,579 cases42 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 606 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Campbell County: 2,696 cases60 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,767 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 442 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Covington: 488 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Craig County: 166 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Danville: 2,930 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Floyd County: 591 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Franklin County: 2,788 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Galax: 900 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Giles County: 786 cases26 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Grayson County: 899 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Halifax County: 1,446 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Henry County: 3,176 cases, 236 hospitalizationsand 64 deaths
  • Highland County: 62 cases
  • Lexington: 694 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 5,040 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,164 cases106 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 5,691 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Nelson County: 452 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Patrick County: 901 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 3,336 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 1,831 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Radford: 1,660 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 5,794 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 108 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 5,370 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 822 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Salem: 1,439 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Wythe County: 1,544 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths

***items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous day’s totals***

Since Tuesday, Jan. 12, VDH reported 94 new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County; 83 in Campbell County, which is the locality’s highest single-day increase in cases; 80 in Lynchburg; 63 in Roanoke County; 56 in Pittsylvania County; 52 in Henry County; 52 in Roanoke City; 44 in Danville; 42 in Franklin County; 34 in Amherst County; 33 in Montgomery County; 31 in Botetourt County; 27 in Appomattox County; 24 in Carroll County; 23 in Wythe County; 22 in Salem; 17 in Pulaski County; 16 in Martinsville; 13 in Buena Vista; 13 in Charlotte County; 12 in Giles County; 12 in Radford; 12 in Wythe County; 11 in Grayson County; 10 in Patrick County; 10 in Rockbridge County; nine in Covington; nine in Halifax County; eight in Lexington; six in Floyd County; six in Galax; six in Nelson County; four in Craig County; three in Bath County; and two in Bland County.

In addition, of the 75 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, health officials say 17 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Henry County, four are from Roanoke City, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Carroll County, one is from Floyd County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Lexington, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, VDH reported 13 less cases from Alleghany County.

The department says it has received 19,470 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 144 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, three are from Appomattox County, three are from Bedford County, three are from Campbell County, two are from Giles County, two are from Henry County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Martinsville, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Craig County, one is from Danville, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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