VDH: 1,159 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new virus-related deaths as of Sunday’s update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Sunday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 604,904 coronavirus cases and 10,117 virus-related deaths, including 1,159 new confirmed and probable cases and 13 new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 474,588 cases and 8,474 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, March 21. However, 130,316 cases and 1,643 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday tally, more than 93,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,261 cases (-2), 57 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,759 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,458 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 248 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 death
  • Bedford County: 5,965 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Bland County: 632 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,370 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 862 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,165 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,199 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 785 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Covington: 563 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 257 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,132 cases, 249 hospitalizations, and 122 deaths
  • Floyd County: 774 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,799 cases, 139 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Galax: 1,011 cases (-2), 79 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,133 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,180 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,620 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,306 cases, 303 hospitalizations, and 120 deaths
  • Highland County: 99 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,146 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,032 cases, 263 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,530 cases, 136 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,585 cases, 153 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Nelson County: 847 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,268 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,221 cases, 208 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,406 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Radford: 1,962 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,861 cases, 214 hospitalizations, and 177 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,636 cases, 142 hospitalizations, and 125 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,434 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Salem: 1,946 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,172 cases, 117 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths

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

Since Saturday, March 20, the VDH reported the rises of at least 10 or more cases in the following localities: Bedford County has 13 new cases, Halifax County has 11 new cases, and Montgomery County as well as Roanoke City both have 13 new cases each.

In addition, of the 13 new virus-related deaths reported on Sunday, health officials say two are from Galax. No other virus-related deaths were reported in our region in the last 24 hours.

The department has reportedly received 25,792 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Sunday, which is 34 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Sunday, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, two are from Galax, one is from Grayson County, one is from Lexington, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County and one is from Nelson County.

Since Saturday, VDH reported the following revisions in reported information:

Revisions in Total Cases
  • Alleghany County has two-less cases
  • Galax has two-less cases

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