VDH: 736 new cases of COVID-19, 15 new deaths since Saturday including ten in Central, SWVA

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 736 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new virus-related deaths as of Sunday morning, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 146,144 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 3,159 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 138,734 cases and 2,951 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, Sept. 27. However, 7,410 cases and 208 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday count, more than 15,800 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 79 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 396 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 215 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 9 cases
  • Bedford County: 760 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 302 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 83 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 450 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 500 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 107 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 875 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Floyd County: 203 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Franklin County: 337 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Galax: 418 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 89 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 320 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Halifax County: 348 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,065 cases, 116 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 85 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,396 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Martinsville: 382 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,936 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 104 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 277 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 998 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 236 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 740 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,713 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 879 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 115 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 267 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 238 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Notable increases in cases since Saturday, Sept. 26 include: Bath County with two new cases, Henry County with 19 new cases, Montgomery County with 27 new cases, and Roanoke City with 19 new cases.

There have been two notable increases in deaths in our region in the past 24 hours. Henry County has seen three new deaths and Roanoke City has seen four. Grayson County, Martinsville and Salem all saw one new death from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours which brings our local total to ten deaths since Saturday morning.

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