VDH Friday update: 2,877 new COVID-19 cases, 102 new hospitalizations reported around Virginia

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Friday morning’s update, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 247,380 COVID-19 cases and 4,160 virus-related deaths, which includes 2,877 new confirmed and probable cases and 13 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 217,588 cases and 3,805 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Dec. 4. However, 29,792 cases and 355 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,877 new COVID-19 cases, 102 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 13 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, Dec. 4. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 35,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 355 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Amherst County: 867 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 425 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 67 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,956 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Bland County: 216 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 818 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 299 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,258 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,023 cases, 70 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 288 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 179 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Craig County: 94 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,684 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Floyd County: 371 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,710 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 579 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 321 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Grayson County: 544 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 848 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,997 cases, 181 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 23 cases
  • Lexington: 374 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,861 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Martinsville: 748 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 4,040 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Nelson County: 198 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 500 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,855 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 772 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Radford: 1,211 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,234 cases, 132 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 3,074 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 305 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 912 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Wythe County: 729 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths

Since Thursday, Dec. 3, VDH reported 59 new cases in Lynchburg, 59 in Roanoke City, 48 in Bedford County, 47 in Montgomery County, 38 in Roanoke County, 35 in Franklin County, 30 in Henry County, 28 in Campbell County, 27 in Pulaski County, 26 in Amherst County, 21 in Carroll County, 18 in Buena Vista, 18 in Patrick County, 18 in Radford, 17 in Pittsylvania County, 16 in Botetourt County, 14 in Martinsville, 14 in Salem, 13 in Wythe County, 12 in Rockbridge County, 11 in Alleghany County, 11 in Appomattox County, 10 in Halifax County, eight in Floyd County, eight in Lexington, seven in Danville, six in Nelson County, four in Covington, four in Galax, four in Giles County, two in Bland County, two in Craig County, two in Grayson County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 13 new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth on Friday, the department says nine are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Alleghany County, two are from Radford, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke City.

Health officials say they have received 15,116 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 102 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, five are from Henry County, two are from Buena Vista, two are from Carroll County, two are from Montgomery County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, VDH reported one less hospitalization and one less death in Giles County, as well as one less hospitalization in Martinsville.

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