VDH: 3,407 new coronavirus cases, 119 new hospitalizations reported Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 3,407 new coronavirus cases and 19 new virus-related deaths as of Wednesday morning, causing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to rise to 769,842 confirmed and probable cases and 11,861 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 586,218 cases and 10,018 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Sept. 1. However, 183,624 cases and 1,843 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 3,407 new COVID-19 cases, 119 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 19 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Aug. 31, 2021 and Sept. 1, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 112,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,587 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,478 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,876 cases87 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Bath County: 306 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,629 cases, 302 hospitalizations, and 114 deaths
  • Bland County: 802 cases37 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,970 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 996 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,632 cases, 255 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,087 cases, 243 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,014 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 648 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 404 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,117 cases, 333 hospitalizations, and 155 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,057 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,788 cases, 220 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,271 cases, 103 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,522 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,682 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,186 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,265 cases, 404 hospitalizations, and 130 deaths
  • Highland County: 126 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,318 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,456 cases379 hospitalizations, and 155 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,771 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,109 cases, 210 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,041 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,649 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,472 cases, 307 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,191 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,494 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,810 cases, 292 hospitalizations, and 207 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,576 cases, 215 hospitalizations, and 151 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,703 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Salem: 2,562 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,376 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, Aug. 31, the VDH reported 61 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 44 in Roanoke City, 42 in Pittsylvania County, 39 in Bedford County, 39 in Danville, 39 in Montgomery County, 36 in Franklin County, 25 in Wythe County, 23 in Roanoke County, 22 in Alleghany County, 20 in Amherst County, 17 in Carroll County, 17 in Charlotte County, 17 in Salem, 16 in Campbell County, 16 in Radford, 15 in Botetourt County, 15 in Halifax County, 15 in Henry County, 14 in Pulaski County, 12 in Floyd County, 12 in Patrick County, 11 in Giles County, 10 in Nelson County, nine in Appomattox County, seven in Grayson County, six in Rockbridge County, five in Lexington, four in Bath County, four in Buena Vista, four in Martinsville, three in Galax, two in Craig County, and one in Bland County.

In addition, of the 19 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says two are from Henry County.

Health officials say they have received 33,808 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 119 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, five are from Lynchburg, four are from Bedford County, four are from Pittsylvania County, three are from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Bland County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Henry County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Roanoke City.

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