VDH reports 1,236 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new deaths as of Tuesday


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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 648,347 coronavirus cases and 10,625 virus-related deaths, including 1,236 new confirmed and probable cases and 30 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 504,623 cases and 8,920 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, April 20. However, 143,724 cases and 1,705 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,236 new COVID-19 cases, 106 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 30 new virus-related deaths across the Commonwealth as of April 20, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 98,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,302 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,875 cases118 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,566 cases67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 263 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,171 cases211 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Bland County: 660 cases (-1), 23 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,478 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 877 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,315 cases, 153 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,524 cases183 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 826 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 579 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 298 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,268 cases, 272 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 829 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,957 cases, 160 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,124 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,217 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,399 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,745 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,462 cases, 330 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,159 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,465 cases (-1), 310 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,572 cases148 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,140 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 883 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,316 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,433 cases232 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,538 cases120 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,074 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,265 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,042 cases156 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,485 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,098 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,526 cases, 140 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths

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

Since Monday, April 20, the VDH reported 26 new COVID-19 cases in Salem, 20 in Montgomery County, 18 in Wythe County, 15 in Roanoke County, 13 in Pittsylvania County, 12 in Roanoke City, 11 in Bedford County, nine in Campbell County, six in Amherst County, six in Martinsville, five in Carroll County, five in Franklin County, five in Patrick County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Botetourt County, three in Alleghany County, three in Giles County, three in Grayson County, two in Charlotte County, two in Covington, two in Floyd County, two in Pulaski County, one in Appomattox County, one in Buena Vista, one in Craig County, one in Danville, one in Galax, and one in Henry County.

In addition, of the 30 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says eight are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Campbell County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Covington, one is from Danville, one is from Galax, one is from Halifax County, and one is from Lynchburg.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Gland County and one less case in Lynchburg.

Health officials say they have received 27,784 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 106 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, five are from Campbell County, five are from Lynchburg, four are from Amherst County, three are from Bedford County, three are from Montgomery County, three are from Pulaski County, three are from Wythe County, two are from Carroll County, two are from Franklin County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Roanoke County.

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