VDH: 975 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths reported around Virginia as of Saturday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 975 new COVID-19 cases and eight new virus-related deaths as of Saturday morning, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 145,408 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 3,144 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 138,173 cases and 2,937 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, Sept. 26. However, 7,235 cases and 207 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Saturday count, more than 15,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 78 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 395 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 215 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 7 cases
  • Bedford County: 753 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 302 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 80 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 447 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 499 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 106 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 29 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 868 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Floyd County: 203 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Franklin County: 335 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Galax: 415 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 89 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 312 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Halifax County: 348 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,046 cases, 114 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 77 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,391 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Martinsville: 382 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,909 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 100 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 277 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 994 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 232 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 737 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,694 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 861 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 111 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 267 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Wythe County: 237 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Notable increases in cases since Friday, Sept. 25 include: Amherst County with five new cases, Bedford County with 14 new cases, Campbell County with 11 new cases, Highland County with one new case, Lynchburg with 17 new cases, Montgomery County with 29 new cases, Roanoke City with 38 new cases, and Roanoke County with 19 new cases.

New hospitalizations in since Friday includes: Amherst County, Bedford County, Carroll County, Charlotte County, Danville, Floyd County, Henry County, Patrick County, Pittsylvania County and Roanoke County all have one new hospitalization reported.

Regarding deaths, Henry County has had one new death reported, as has Patrick County.

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