Health officials report 923 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths around Virginia as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 147,516 COVID-19 cases and 3,187 virus-related deaths in Tuesday morning’s tally, including 923 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 15 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 139,961 cases and 2,976 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Sept. 29. However, 7,555 cases and 211 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 923 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Sept. 29. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 15,800 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 79 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 402 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 215 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 10 cases
  • Bedford County: 776 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 305 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 85 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 458 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 505 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 108 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 885 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Floyd County: 203 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Franklin County: 365 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Galax: 418 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 90 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 322 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Halifax County: 357 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,070 cases, 119 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 101 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,426 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Martinsville: 382 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,975 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 104 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 276 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,008 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 236 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 745 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,744 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 891 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 114 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 271 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 244 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Since Monday, Sept. 28, VDH reported 32 new cases in Montgomery County, 28 in Roanoke City, 22 in Franklin County, 18 in Lynchburg, 15 in Lexington, 11 in Roanoke County, seven in Bedford County, six in Halifax County, six in Pittsylvania County, six in Wythe County, five in Campbell County, five in Danville, five in Henry County, five in Radford, four in Amherst County, four in Salem, three in Botetourt County, three in Carroll County, two in Buena Vista, two in Grayson County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 15 new virus-related deaths reported across the Commonwealth on Tuesday, two are from Grayson County, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Danville, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

Health officials say they have received 10,978 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 62 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of the 62 newly-reported hospitalizations on Tuesday, three are from Danville, one is from Bedford County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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