VDH: Nearly 4K new COVID-19 cases as of Sunday

Coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 333,576 COVID-19 cases and 4,854 virus-related deaths as of Sunday afternoon, which includes 3,999 new confirmed and probable cases.

Virginia health officials confirmed 282,407 cases and 4,285 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, Dec. 27. However, 51,169 cases and 569 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday count, more than 51,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 698 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Amherst County: 1,361 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 661 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Bath County: 136 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 2,918 cases, 91 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Bland County: 443 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 1,232 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 477 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Campbell County: 1,922 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,453 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 356 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Covington: 349 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Craig County: 142 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 2,271 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Floyd County: 486 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Franklin County: 2,267 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Galax: 792 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Giles County: 540 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Grayson County: 762 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Halifax County: 1,089 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Henry County: 2,495 cases, 210 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Highland County: 56 cases
  • Lexington: 575 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 4,038 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Martinsville: 956 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 5,037 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Nelson County: 331 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Patrick County: 721 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 2,527 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 1,391 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Radford: 1,452 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 5,111 cases, 142 hospitalizations, and 93 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 4,476 cases, 94 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 551 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Salem: 1,130 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Wythe County: 1,234 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths

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

Since Friday, Dec. 25, VDH reported the following significant rises in cases. Amherst County has 26 new cases, Appomattox County has 21 new cases, Bedford County has 54 new cases, Botetourt County has 20 new cases, Campbell County has 52 new cases, Carroll County has 22 new cases, Franklin County has 23 new cases, Halifax County has 21 new cases, Henry County has 30 new cases, Lynchburg has 71 new cases, Montgomery County has 28 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 37 new cases, Pulaski County has 38 new cases, Roanoke City has 34 new cases, Roanoke County has 72 new cases, Salem has 23 new cases and Wythe County has 36 new cases.

In addition, of the 34 new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth between Friday and Sunday, in our area, one is from Carroll County, two are from Galax, two are from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, three are from Roanoke County and four are from Wythe County.

Health officials say they have received 17,548 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia between Friday and Sunday, which is 98 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of those newly-reported hospitalizations from Sunday, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Campbell County, two are from Galax, two are from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, two are from Henry County, four are from Montgomery County, one is from Nelson County, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Roanoke City and one is from Wythe County.

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