VDH: More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported, total deaths reach 2,494

Coronavirus

(NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Tuesday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 1,005 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 114,635 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 2,494 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 109,679 cases and 2,370 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Aug. 25. However, 4,956 cases and 124 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Courtesy: VDH

According to VDH’s Tuesday report, more than 8,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 61 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 270 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Appomattox County: 142 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Bath County: 4 cases
  • Bedford County: 502 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Bland County: 42 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Botetourt County: 231 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 70 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 300 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Carroll County: 382 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 65 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 19 cases
  • Craig County: 22 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 550 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Floyd County: 125 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Franklin County: 203 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Galax: 394 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Giles County: 36 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 175 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Halifax County: 191 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Henry County: 763 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Highland County: 6 cases
  • Lexington: 42 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Lynchburg: 867 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Martinsville: 289 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 392 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Nelson County: 81 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Patrick County: 205 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 663 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 116 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Radford: 188 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke City: 1,129 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 559 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 81 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Salem: 194 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Wythe County: 142 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths

According to the VDH, Roanoke City did not see an increase in cases, hospitalizations, or death in the new update.

The department has reportedly received 9,259 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations across Virginia as of Tuesday.

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