VDH Friday update: 1,456 new COVID-19 cases reported while Virginia’s total deaths reach 3,643

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 1,456 new COVID-19 cases and seven new virus-related deaths as of Friday, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 179,639 confirmed and probable cases and 3,643 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 166,551 cases and 3,391 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Oct. 30. However, 13,088 cases and 252 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,456 new COVID-19 cases and seven new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, Oct. 30. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday update more than 22,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 115 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 619 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 303 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 25 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,283 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 73 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 414 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 124 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 771 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Carroll County: 625 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 221 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Covington: 37 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 50 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,229 cases, 114 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Floyd County: 250 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 902 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Galax: 455 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 140 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 392 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Halifax County: 545 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,365 cases, 143 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Highland County: 10 cases
  • Lexington: 246 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 2,043 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Martinsville: 494 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,884 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 140 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 327 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,339 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 303 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Radford: 955 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 2,877 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 1,575 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 153 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 595 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Wythe County: 343 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths

Since Thursday, Oct. 29, VDH reported 72 new cases in Montgomery County, 67 in Roanoke City, 34 in Roanoke County, 29 in Henry County, 27 in Lynchburg, 21 in Bedford County, 18 in Campbell County, 16 in Franklin County, 16 in Pittsylvania County, 16 in Radford, 14 in Danville, 11 in Salem, 10 in Carroll County, nine in Botetourt County, nine in Halifax County, seven in Lexington, seven in Patrick County, six in Martinsville, five in Amherst County, five in Charlotte County, five in Giles County, four in Grayson County, three in Appomattox County, three in Buena Vista, two in Bland County, two in Galax, two in Wythe County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the seven new virus-related deaths reported on Friday, the department says one is from Lynchburg.

Health officials say the department has received 12,511 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 57 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of those newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, three are from Henry County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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