VDH: 900 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, 11 new deaths

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Sunday morning’s update, members of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 166,138 COVID-19 cases and 3,433 virus-related deaths, including 900 new confirmed and probable cases and 11 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

VDH confirmed 155,838 cases and 3,186 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, Oct. 18. However, 10,300 cases and 247 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday count, more than 20,800 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 84 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 525 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 266 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Bath County: 22 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,054 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 351 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 121 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 628 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Carroll County: 554 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 197 cases and 9 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 33 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 42 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,123 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Floyd County: 232 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 656 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Galax: 431 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 112 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 357 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Halifax County: 451 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,246 cases, 134 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Highland County: 9 cases
  • Lexington: 205 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,815 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Martinsville: 455 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,508 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 125 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 301 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,218 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 267 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Radford: 846 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 2,351 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 1,261 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 147 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 439 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 313 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths

Since Saturday, Oct. 17, significant increases in cases were reported in the following areas: Danville saw an increase of 10 new cases, Lynchburg has 12 new cases, Montgomery County saw 22 new cases, Pittsylvania County and Radford both saw 23 new cases each, Roanoke City has 19 new cases and Salem has 13 new cases.

In Grayson County, the total deaths has been adjusted down from 19 to 18 deaths.

A total of 11 new deaths have been confirmed in Virginia since Saturday. Locally, Pittsylvania County was the only locality to report new deaths since Saturday, adjusting from 12 to 15 in the last 24 hours.

The department has reportedly received 11,861 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 30 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday.

Of those newly-reported hospitalizations from Sunday, one is from Bedford County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, two are from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City and one is from Roanoke County.

VDH also reports a five-percent positivity rate among Virginian’s being tested.

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