Sunday’s COVID-19 update reveals 168 new cases; four new deaths across Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Sunday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 168 new coronavirus cases and four new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 681,072 confirmed and probable cases and increases the fatality count at 11,427 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 529,914 cases and 9,647 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, July 4. However, 151,158 cases and 1,780 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday count, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,386 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,990 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,628 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,688 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 689 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,613 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 937 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,987 cases, 211 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,720 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 872 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 326 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,505 cases, 311 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 884 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,115 cases, 199 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Galax: 1,175 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,336 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,513 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,840 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,679 cases, 374 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,206 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,485 cases, 327 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,630 cases, 169 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,429 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Nelson County: 892 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,404 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,639 cases, 272 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,726 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,180 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,632 cases, 264 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,443 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,571 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,218 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,744 cases, 168 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Saturday, July 3, the VDH reported no significant increases of 10 or more cases in any locality in our region. All reported cases show new cases of less than 10 for each locality listed above in bold.

Of the four newly-reported virus-related deaths in Virginia on Sunday, none of those are from our region.

Health officials say they have received 30,633 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Sunday, which is five more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Saturday, only one was reported from our area – that being from Wythe County.

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