Total coronavirus count in Virginia increases by 166 cases, 6 deaths as of Thursday, VDH says

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 678,392 COVID-19 cases and 11,336 virus-related deaths as of Thursday, which includes 166 new confirmed and probable cases and six new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 528,085 cases and 9,571 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, June 17. However, 150,307 cases and 1,765 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 166 new COVID-19 cases, 22 new virus-related hospitalizations, and six new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of June 17, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 103,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,372 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,980 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,621 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,647 cases244 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 684 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,593 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 929 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,591 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,719 cases, 225 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 870 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 323 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,496 cases, 306 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 884 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,101 cases197 hospitalizations (-1), and 80 deaths
  • Galax: 1,172 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,315 cases (-1), 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,508 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,834 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,666 cases, 372 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, (-2) 28 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,849 cases (-1)345 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,627 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,419 cases, 192 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 894 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,393 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,598 cases, 260 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,705 cases130 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,176 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,576 cases262 hospitalizations, and 198 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,389 cases, 185 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,559 cases (-1), 56 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,213 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,719 cases, 160 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, June 16, the VDH reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, seven in Roanoke City, six in Botetourt County, four in Bedford County, three in Pulaski County, three in Wythe County, two in Alleghany County, two in Buena Vista, two in Carroll County, two in Patrick County, one in Amherst County, one in Campbell County, one in Danville, one in Franklin County, one in Henry County, and one in Pittsylvania County.

In addition, of the six new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says one is from Carroll County.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Giles County, one less case in Lynchburg, one less case in Rockbridge County, one less hospitalization in Franklin County, and two less cases in Lexington.

Health officials say they have received 30,263 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 22 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke City.

NOTE: This post previously said that the VDH reported a total of 678,932 coronavirus cases in Virginia as of Thursday instead of 678,392. It has since been corrected.

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