VDH reports 1,249 new coronavirus cases, 19 new deaths in Friday update

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia health officials reported 1,249 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new virus-related deaths as of Friday morning, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 659,590 confirmed and probable cases and 10,770 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 512,507 cases and 9,056 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, April 30. However, 147,083 cases and 1,714 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,249 new COVID-19 cases, 92 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 19 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, April 30. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 100,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,336 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,902 cases, 120 hospitalizations (-1), and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,579 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 266 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,258 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Bland County: 668 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,499 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 891 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,398 cases, 160 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,594 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 839 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 587 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 309 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,348 cases, 278 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 839 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,986 cases169 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,152 cases (-3), 91 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,255 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,438 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,773 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,493 cases, 342 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,171 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,606 cases, 319 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,583 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,270 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 91 deaths
  • Nelson County: 885 cases (-4), 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,338 cases, 103 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,484 cases, 236 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,596 cases121 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,109 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,347 cases, 242 hospitalizations, and 189 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,129 cases, 168 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,507 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,125 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,592 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

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

Since Thursday, April 29, the VDH reported 33 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 19 in Bedford County, 17 in Montgomery County, 16 in Danville, 12 in Roanoke County, nine in Campbell County, eight in Carroll County, eight in Roanoke City, seven in Grayson County, seven in Pulaski County, five in Alleghany County, five in Amherst County, five in Charlotte County, five in Floyd County, five in Franklin County, five in Halifax County, five in Pittsylvania County, four in Rockbridge County, four in Salem, three in Appomattox County, three in Giles County, three in Henry County, three in Martinsville, three in Radford, two in Buena Vista, two in Craig County, one in Bath County, one in Bland County, one in Lexington, one in Patrick County, and one in Wythe County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, health officials reported one less coronavirus hospitalization in Amherst County, three less cases in Galax, and four less cases in Nelson County.

The department has received 28,443 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 92 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, three are from Carroll County, two are from Franklin County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke County.

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