VDH Monday update: 3,228 new COVID-19 cases, 77 new deaths reported in Virginia since Friday


(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Monday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 927,999 coronavirus cases and 13,984 virus-related deaths, which includes 3,228 new confirmed and probable cases and 77 new confirmed and probable deaths from across the Commonwealth since Friday.

Virginia health officials confirmed 689,224 cases and 11,737 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Nov. 1. However, 238,775 cases and 2,247 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate has dropped from 5.8 percent to 5.5 percent over the past 72 hours.

Health officials reported 3,228 new COVID-19 cases, 135 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 77 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Oct. 29, 2021 and Nov. 1, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 143,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,133 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,360 cases, 222 hospitalizations, and 57 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,406 cases118 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Bath County: 491 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 9,968 cases, 389 hospitalizations, and 151 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,074 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,910 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,329 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Campbell County: 7,200 cases351 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,976 cases300 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,289 cases77 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Covington: 761 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Craig County: 551 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Danville: 6,258 cases, 358 hospitalizations, and 191 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,448 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,058 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 106 deaths
  • Galax: 1,532 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,289 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,095 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,925 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
  • Henry County: 6,524 cases, 437 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
  • Highland County: 180 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,578 cases35 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 11,815 cases469 hospitalizations, and 186 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,073 cases, 184 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 11,825 cases, 255 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,377 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,062 cases133 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,169 cases, 356 hospitalizations, and 117 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 4,177 cases, 196 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Radford: 2,930 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 12,144 cases, 315 hospitalizations, and 237 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 11,994 cases, 264 hospitalizations, and 177 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,142 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Salem: 3,497 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,521 cases, 253 hospitalizations, and 102 deaths

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

Since Friday, Oct. 29, the VDH reported 105 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 44 in Montgomery County, 43 in Bedford County, 42 in Danville, 33 in Henry County, 30 in Carroll County, 28 in Halifax County, 26 in Pittsylvania County, 24 in Campbell County, 22 in Botetourt County, 22 in Pulaski County, 21 in Wythe County, 19 in Franklin County, 19 in Grayson County, 18 in Patrick County, 16 in Lynchburg, 14 in Martinsville, 14 in Nelson County, 14 in Rockbridge County, 14 in Salem, 13 in Radford, 12 in Floyd County, 11 in Amherst County, nine in Alleghany County, nine in Galax, eight in Buena Vista, seven in Appomattox County, seven in Bland County, six in Charlotte County, six in Giles County, six in Lexington, six in Roanoke City, four in Craig County, one in Bath County, and one in Covington.

In addition, of the 77 new virus-related deaths reported between Friday and Monday, health officials say 28 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Roanoke County, three are from Botetourt County, three are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Buena Vista, two are from Carroll County, two are from Franklin County, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Bath County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Craig County, one is from Danville, one is from Halifax County, one is from Henry County, one is from Montgomery County, Nelson County, and one is from Radford.

The department has reportedly received 38,852 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 135 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from over the weekend, eight are from Carroll County, four are from Franklin County, three are from Bedford County, three are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Appomattox County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Galax, two are from Halifax County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Lexington, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke County.

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