VDH: Over 3K new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths since Friday

Coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 233,617 COVID-19 cases and 4,054 virus-related deaths as of Saturday morning, including 3,173 new confirmed and probable cases and 10 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 208,169 cases and 3,715 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, Nov. 28. However, 25,448 cases and 339 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

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

  • Alleghany County: 316 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 810 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 396 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 61 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,802 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Bland County: 190 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 767 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 263 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,160 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 956 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 282 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 146 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Craig County: 90 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,601 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Floyd County: 343 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,611 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 568 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 285 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 523 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Halifax County: 806 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,879 cases, 168 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 16 cases
  • Lexington: 351 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,692 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Martinsville: 694 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,884 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Nelson County: 182 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 461 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,732 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 674 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Radford: 1,150 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,058 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,904 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 259 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 878 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Wythe County: 666 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Friday, Nov. 27, VDH reported the following significant increases in COVID-19 cases in the region: Amherst County has 21 new cases, Bedford County has 26 new cases, Bland County has 22 new cases, Botetourt County has 15 new cases, Campbell County has 33 new cases, Floyd County has 15 new cases, Franklin County has 29 new cases, Galax has 22 new cases, Giles County has 21 new cases, Grayson County has 18 new cases, Lynchburg has 49 new cases, Montgomery County has 50 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 31 new cases, Pulaski County has 30 new cases, Radford has 14 new cases, Roanoke City has 23 new cases, Roanoke County has 63 new cases, Salem has 10 new cases and Wythe County has 37 new cases.

In addition, the department reported 10 new COVID-19-related deaths across the Commonwealth including one in Halifax County, three in Roanoke City and one in Roanoke County.

VDH also reported one less COVID-19-related death in Danville, as of Saturday morning.

Health officials say they have received 14,516 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 65 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday including at the following locations in our region: Appomattox County, Bedford County, Carroll County, Franklin County, Henry County, and Radford all with one new hospitalization in each county. Also, Montgomery County has two and Roanoke County has three new hospitalizations since Friday.

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