VDH reports 1,434 new COVID-19 cases, 41 new deaths in Virginia as of Tuesday


(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,434 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new virus-related deaths in Tuesday morning’s update, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 627,605 confirmed and probable cases and 10,401 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 489,901 cases and 8,716 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, April 6. However, 137,704 cases and 1,685 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,434 new COVID-19 cases, 90 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 41 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 6, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 96,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,277 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,804 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,488 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 253 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,117 cases, 199 hospitalizations (-1), and 98 deaths (-1)
  • Bland County: 647 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,434 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 869 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,235 cases, 138 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,352 cases, 165 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 802 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Covington: 575 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 277 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,189 cases, 261 hospitalizations, and 125 deaths
  • Floyd County: 806 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,885 cases146 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Galax: 1,066 cases (-2), 84 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,177 cases45 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,244 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,696 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,405 cases315 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,152 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,275 cases, 291 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,557 cases141 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,896 cases, 159 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 873 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,283 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,354 cases, 221 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,476 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Radford: 2,028 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,069 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 183 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,852 cases, 148 hospitalizations, and 131 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,458 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 1,993 cases (-6), 66 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,400 cases129 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths

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

Since Monday, April 5, the VDH reported 28 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 17 in Carroll County, 17 in Lynchburg, 11 in Franklin County, 11 in Wythe County, 10 in Bedford County, 10 in Roanoke City, nine in Pittsylvania County, eight in Campbell County, eight in Montgomery County, six in Pulaski County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Giles County, four in Henry County, three in Appomattox County, three in Botetourt County, two in Amherst County, two in Nelson County, one in Alleghany County, one in Bath County, one in Buena Vista, one in Charlotte County, one in Covington, one in Craig County, one in Danville, one in Floyd County, one in Halifax County, one in Martinsville, one in Patrick County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the 41 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says at least 10 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Roanoke County, two are from Montgomery County, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Carroll County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less hospitalization and one less death in Bedford County, as well as two less cases in Galax and six less cases in Salem.

Health officials say they have received 26,815 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 90 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Covington, one is from Franklin County, one is from Giles County, one is from Henry County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Patrick County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

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