VDH Friday update: 114 new coronavirus cases, 28 new hospitalizations reported in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Friday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 678,506 COVID-19 cases and 11,342 virus-related deaths, which includes 114 new confirmed and probable cases and six new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 528,171 cases and 9,575 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, June 18. However, 150,335 cases and 1,767 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 114 new COVID-19 cases, 28 new virus-related hospitalizations, and six new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of June 18, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 103,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,372 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,979 cases (-1), 127 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,621 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,654 cases245 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 687 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,595 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 929 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,588 cases (-3), 186 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,720 cases, 225 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 870 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 323 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,497 cases, 306 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 884 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,101 cases, 197 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Galax: 1,172 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,316 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,508 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,835 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,666 cases, 371 hospitalizations (-1), and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,209 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,848 cases (-1), 345 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,627 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,417 cases (-2), 193 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 893 cases (-1), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,393 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,601 cases, 260 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,705 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,176 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,578 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 198 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,394 cases, 185 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,557 cases (-2), 56 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,214 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,718 cases (-1)162 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Thursday, June 17, the VDH reported seven new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County, five in Roanoke County, three in Bland County, three in Pittsylvania County, two in Botetourt County, two in Lexington, two in Roanoke City, one in Carroll County, one in Danville, one in Giles County, one in Halifax County, and one in Salem.

However, between Thursday and Friday, the department reported one less coronavirus case in Amherst County, one less case in Lynchburg, one less case in Nelson County, one less case in Wythe County, one less hospitalization in Henry County, two less cases in Montgomery County, two less cases in Rockbridge County, and three less cases in Campbell County.

Health officials say they have received 30,291 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 28 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, two are from Wythe County, one is from Bedford County. one is from Buena Vista, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Pulaski County.

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