VDH: 4,479 new COVID-19 cases, 122 new hospitalizations reported in Friday’s update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 801,827 coronavirus cases and 12,036 virus-related deaths as of Friday, which includes 4,479 new confirmed and probable cases and 26 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 606,084 cases and 10,170 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Sept. 10. However, 195,743 cases and 1,866 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 4,479 new COVID-19 cases, 122 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 26 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Sept. 9, 2021 and Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,687 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,794 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,021 cases, 93 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Bath County: 331 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 8,294 cases, 316 hospitalizations, and 116 deaths
  • Bland County: 897 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,109 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,034 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 6,050 cases, 276 hospitalizations, and 118 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,215 cases246 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,066 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 667 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 432 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,371 cases, 334 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,127 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 5,034 cases, 224 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,344 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,698 cases63 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,764 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,297 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,520 cases, 407 hospitalizations, and 131 deaths
  • Highland County: 137 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,374 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 9,627 cases, 390 hospitalizations, and 161 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,819 cases, 181 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,533 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,111 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,741 cases128 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,800 cases, 316 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,358 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Radford: 2,628 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 10,241 cases, 295 hospitalizations, and 208 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,879 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 152 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,782 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Salem: 2,708 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,572 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths

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

Both Lynchburg and Bedford County set new records on Friday for the largest single-day spike in cases for the entire pandemic. Meanwhile, Campbell County saw its highest spike since June, Appomattox County saw its highest spike since April and its second highest spike ever, Wythe County saw its highest spike since April, Pulaski County saw its highest spike since January, and Bland County and Giles County saw their highest spikes since December 2020.

More specifically, since Thursday, Sept. 9, the VDH reported 289 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 157 in Bedford County, 82 in Campbell County, 60 in Montgomery County, 59 in Roanoke City, 56 in Amherst County, 50 in Appomattox County, 44 in Pittsylvania County, 42 in Wythe County, 34 in Giles County, 31 in Pulaski County, 27 in Radford, 26 in Halifax County, 25 in Bland County, 25 in Henry County, 23 in Carroll County, 22 in Roanoke County, 21 in Botetourt County, 21 in Danville, 15 in Alleghany County, 14 in Franklin County, 13 in Grayson County, 13 in Salem, 10 in Charlotte County, 10 in Rockbridge County, eight in Galax, seven in Lexington, six in Patrick County, five in Buena Vista, five in Floyd County, five in Martinsville, five in Nelson County, four in Bath County, two in Covington, and one in Craig County.

In addition, of the 26 new virus-related deaths reported on Friday, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Salem.

The department has received 34,696 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 122 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, five are from Montgomery County, four are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Patrick County, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, one is from Giles County, and one is from Martinsville.

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