RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 1,407,403 COVID-19 and 15,822 virus-related deaths, which includes 10,248 new cases and eight new deaths from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 1,007,717 cases and 13,208 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Jan. 18. However, 399,686 cases and 2,614 deaths are still reported as “probable,” which means they are believed to be related to the virus.

Here are Virginia’s 10 biggest case spikes of the entire pandemic, according to VDH’s latest COVID-19 data:

  1. 26,175 new cases on Jan. 8, 2022
  2. 19,836 new cases on Jan. 12, 2022
  3. 19,506 new cases on Jan. 2, 2022
  4. 18,942 new cases on Jan. 13, 2022
  5. 18,309 new cases on Jan. 7, 2022
  6. 18,054 new cases on Jan. 16, 2022
  7. 17,618 new cases on Dec. 31, 2021
  8. 17,219 new cases on Jan. 14, 2022
  9. 16,842 new cases on Jan. 15, 2022
  10. 16,681 new cases on Jan. 11, 2022

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has decreased from 30.8 percent to 30 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 10,248 new COVID-19 cases, 127 new virus-related hospitalizations, and eight new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Jan. 17, 2022 and Jan. 18, 2022. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 174,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,904 cases (+27), 89 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Amherst County: 5,716 cases (+19)256 hospitalizations (+4), and 65 deaths (+1)
  • Appomattox County: 3,043 cases (+7), 140 hospitalizations (+1), and 39 deaths (+1)
  • Bath County: 689 cases (-1), 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 13,378 cases (+73)499 hospitalizations (+13), and 179 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,346 cases (-2), 54 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 5,804 cases (+11), 110 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,691 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Campbell County: 9,416 cases (+27), 420 hospitalizations (+4), and 163 deaths
  • Carroll County: 5,355 cases (+13), 353 hospitalizations, and 114 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,911 cases (+10), 96 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Covington: 871 cases (+1), 34 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Craig County: 891 cases (+2), 22 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Danville: 8,893 cases (-29), 407 hospitalizations (-1), and 213 deaths
  • Floyd County: 2,077 cases (+3)62 hospitalizations (+1), and 33 deaths
  • Franklin County: 8,833 cases (+24), 311 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Galax: 2,041 cases (-3), 143 hospitalizations, and 70 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,997 cases (+11)103 hospitalizations (+2), and 38 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,852 cases (+8), 168 hospitalizations, and 66 deaths
  • Halifax County: 5,624 cases (+33), 236 hospitalizations (+2), and 127 deaths
  • Henry County: 9,089 cases (+32), 493 hospitalizations, and 212 deaths
  • Highland County: 279 cases (+1), 4 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 2,101 cases (+13), 39 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 16,099 cases (+78), 557 hospitalizations (+2), and 224 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,758 cases (+20), 190 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 15,008 cases (+32), 290 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Nelson County: 2,200 cases (+5), 67 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,909 cases (+7), 140 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 10,737 cases (+106), 430 hospitalizations (+1), and 147 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 5,572 cases (+19), 255 hospitalizations (+4), and 108 deaths
  • Radford: 3,886 cases (+5), 59 hospitalizations (+1), and 39 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 17,752 cases (+79), 341 hospitalizations, and 276 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 17,570 cases (+88), 289 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,718 cases (+17), 91 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Salem: 5,591 cases (+22), 114 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Wythe County: 5,807 cases (+15), 289 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths

**items in bold indicate increases or decreases in the total number of cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths since the previous weekday**

Health officials say they have received 46,464 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 127 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday, Jan. 17.