VDH: 3,737 new COVID-19 cases, 94 new hospitalizations reported in Wednesday update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 843,212 COVID-19 cases and 12,409 virus-related deaths, which includes 3,737 new confirmed and probable cases and 45 new confirmed and probable deaths from across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 632,502 cases and 10,470 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Sept. 22. However, 210,710 cases and 1,939 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 132,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,857 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,040 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,174 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Bath County: 400 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Bedford County: 8,925 cases, 331 hospitalizations, and 119 deaths
  • Bland County: 970 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,288 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,106 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 6,474 cases, 293 hospitalizations, and 119 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,424 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,135 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 694 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 463 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,700 cases, 345 hospitalizations, and 166 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,228 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Franklin County: 5,320 cases, 229 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Galax: 1,397 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,944 cases71 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,860 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,433 cases, 136 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,752 cases, 409 hospitalizations, and 136 deaths
  • Highland County: 153 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,445 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 10,953 cases, 415 hospitalizations (-1), and 164 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,878 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 11,013 cases, 235 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,187 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,813 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 7,170 cases, 324 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,579 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Radford: 2,731 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 10,830 cases, 299 hospitalizations, and 213 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 10,458 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,897 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Salem: 2,904 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,892 cases, 199 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, Sept, 21, the VDH reported 81 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 77 in Bedford County, 69 in Roanoke County, 65 in Roanoke City, 39 in Montgomery County, 43 in Wythe County, 35 in Pittsylvania County, 34 in Danville, 33 in Campbell County, 31 in Henry County, 29 in Giles County, 28 in Franklin County, 27 in Carroll County, 26 in Pulaski County, 24 in Alleghany County, 22 in Amherst County, 20 in Salem, 18 in Botetourt County, 17 in Halifax County, 14 in Charlotte County, 13 in Appomattox County, 11 in Radford, 10 in Floyd County, 10 in Martinsville, nine in Galax, eight in Bland County, seven in Bath County, seven in Nelson County, seven in Patrick County, six in Grayson County, five in Buena Vista, five in Rockbridge County, four in Craig County, three in Covington, and two in Lexington.

In addition, of the 45 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, health officials say three are from Galax, two are from Bath County, two are from Danville, two are from Grayson County, two are from Roanoke City, and one is from Rockbridge County.

The department has received 35,933 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 94 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, seven are from Pulaski County, five are from Halifax County, four are from Montgomery County, two are from Grayson County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Danville, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Giles County, one is from Henry County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less virus-related hospitalization in Lynchburg.

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