VDH reports 1,120 new COVID-19 cases, 11 new deaths in Wednesday update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – On Wednesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 657,154 COVID-19 cases and 10,735 virus-related deaths, including 1,120 new confirmed and probable cases and 11 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 510,867 cases and 9,019 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, April 28. However, 146,287 cases and 1,716 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,120 new COVID-19 cases, 77 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 11 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 28, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday tally, more than 99,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,325 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,897 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,574 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 265 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,235 cases, 214 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Bland County: 665 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,495 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 887 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,370 cases, 157 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,579 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 833 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 585 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 306 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,327 cases, 277 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 834 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,979 cases167 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,148 cases, 91 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,246 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,431 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,769 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,485 cases, 336 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases (-1), 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,168 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,558 cases, 315 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,579 cases (-1), 155 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,240 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,333 cases104 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,477 cases, 235 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,583 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,101 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,334 cases, 239 hospitalizations, and 188 deaths (-1)
  • Roanoke County: 8,114 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,499 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,123 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,587 cases145 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, April 27, the VDH reported 17 new COVID-19 cases in Campbell County, 14 in Montgomery County, 13 in Roanoke City, 11 in Henry County, 10 in Pittsylvania County, nine in Lynchburg, nine in Pulaski County, eight in Wythe County, seven in Franklin County, seven in Roanoke County, six in Danville, four in Alleghany County, four in Bedford County, three in Amherst County, three in Buena Vista, three in Giles County, three in Lexington, three in Patrick County, three in Radford, two in Botetourt County, two in Charlotte County, one in Carroll County, one in Floyd County, one in Galax, one in Halifax County, one in Rockbridge County, and one in Salem.

In addition, of the 11 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, health officials say two are from Montgomery County, one is from Campbell County, and one is from Giles County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Highland County, one less case in Martinsville, and one less death in Roanoke City.

The department has received 28,271 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 77 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, three are from Franklin County, three are from Roanoke County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Danville, one is from Henry County, one is from Patrick County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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