VDH: New COVID-19 cases reach 603K as total virus-related deaths reach 10,104 as of Saturday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Saturday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 603,745 coronavirus cases and 10,104 virus-related deaths, including 1,563 new confirmed and probable cases.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 473,832 cases and 8,463 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, March 20. However, 129,913 cases and 1,641 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Saturday tally, more than 93,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,263 cases (-1), 57 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,758 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths (-2)
  • Appomattox County: 1,457 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 248 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths (-1)
  • Bedford County: 5,952 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Bland County: 631 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,367 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 861 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,162 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,195 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths (-2)
  • Charlotte County: 785 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths (-1)
  • Covington: 563 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 255 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,129 cases, 248 hospitalizations, and 122 deaths (-1)
  • Floyd County: 773 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,793 cases, 139 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Galax: 1,013 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths (-1)
  • Giles County: 1,132 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths (-1)
  • Grayson County: 1,175 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths (-3)
  • Halifax County: 2,609 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths (-1)
  • Henry County: 4,305 cases, 303 hospitalizations, and 120 deaths (-2)
  • Highland County: 98 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,145 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,028 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,530 cases, 136 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,572 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths (-5)
  • Nelson County: 845 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,267 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,220 cases, 208 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,402 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths (-1)
  • Radford: 1,960 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,848 cases, 214 hospitalizations, and 177 deaths (-1)
  • Roanoke County: 7,608 cases, 142 hospitalizations, and 125 deaths (-7)
  • Rockbridge County: 1,431 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Salem: 1,943 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,169 cases, 117 hospitalizations (-1), and 73 deaths (-1)

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

Since Thursday, March 18, the VDH reported the rises of at least 10 or more cases in the following localities: Amherst County has 10 new cases, Bedford County has 14 new cases, Botetourt County has 13 new cases, Franklin County has 12 new cases, Halifax County has 21 new cases, Henry County has 19 new cases, Lynchburg has 23 new cases, Montgomery County has 73 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 42 new cases, Pulaski County has 10 new cases, Radford has 11 new cases, Roanoke City has 25 new cases, Roanoke County has 27 new cases and Wythe County has 24 new cases.

In addition, of the 22 new virus-related deaths reported on Saturday (from the last two days), health officials say two are from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, three are from Lynchburg and one is from Pittsylvania County.

The department has reportedly received 25,758 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 147 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Saturday, four are from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, three are from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, two are from Charlotte County, two are from Covington, one is from Craig County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Giles County, two are from Halifax County, two are from Henry County, 10 are from Lynchburg, four are from Martinsville, 11 are from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, two are from Roanoke and one is from Salem.

Since Thursday, VDH reported the following revisions in reported information:

Revisions in Total Cases
  • Alleghany County has one-less case
Revisions in Hospitalizations
  • Wythe County has one-less hospitalization
Revisions in Total Deaths
  • Amherst County has two-less deaths
  • Bath County has one-less death
  • Carroll County has two-less deaths
  • Charlotte County has one-less death
  • Danville has one-less death
  • Galax has one-less death
  • Giles County has one-less death
  • Grayson County has three-less deaths
  • Halifax County has one-less death
  • Henry County has two-less deaths
  • Montgomery County has five-less deaths
  • Pulaski County has one-less death
  • Roanoke City has one-less death
  • Roanoke County has seven-less deaths
  • Wythe County has one-less death

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