VDH reports 1,494 new coronavirus cases, 37 new deaths as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Thursday, Virginia health officials reported a total of 932,173 coronavirus cases and 14,089 virus-related deaths, which includes 1,494 new confirmed and probable cases and 37 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 691,953 cases and 11,831 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Nov. 4. However, 240,220 cases and 2,258 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate has dropped from 5.5 percent to 5.4 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 1,494 new COVID-19 cases, 58 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 37 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Nov. 3, 2021 and Nov. 4, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 143,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,147 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,373 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 59 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,416 cases119 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Bath County: 491 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 10,018 cases, 397 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,086 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,943 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,338 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Campbell County: 7,269 cases357 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Carroll County: 4,014 cases, 303 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,297 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Covington: 762 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Craig County: 558 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Danville: 6,279 cases, 359 hospitalizations, and 194 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,456 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,085 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 107 deaths
  • Galax: 1,545 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,300 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,118 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,947 cases, 176 hospitalizations, and 108 deaths
  • Henry County: 6,586 cases, 439 hospitalizations, and 161 deaths
  • Highland County: 182 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,588 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 11,831 cases, 475 hospitalizations, and 186 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,086 cases, 184 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 11,847 cases, 255 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,381 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,089 cases, 133 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,218 cases, 360 hospitalizationsand 118 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 4,200 cases, 196 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Radford: 2,943 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 12,229 cases, 317 hospitalizations, and 241 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 12,054 cases, 264 hospitalizations, and 178 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 2,151 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Salem: 3,507 cases96 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,554 cases, 257 hospitalizations, and 102 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, Nov. 3, the VDH reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, 26 in Roanoke County, 22 in Henry County, 20 in Campbell County, 18 in Wythe County, 16 in Bedford County, 16 in Pittsylvania County, 13 in Carroll County, 10 in Pulaski County, nine in Grayson County, nine in Patrick County, eight in Botetourt County, eight in Halifax County, eight in Montgomery County, seven in Alleghany County, seven in Galax, six in Danville, five in Amherst County, five in Franklin County, four in Appomattox County, four in Buena Vista, four in Charlotte County, four in Floyd County, four in Giles County, three in Craig County, three in Lynchburg, three in Radford, two in Bland County, two in Martinsville, one in Covington, one in Lexington, one in Nelson County, one in Rockbridge County, and one in Salem.

In addition, of the 37 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say 13 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, three are from Bedford County, two are from Amherst County, two are from Campbell County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Roanoke County.

The department has reportedly received 39,024 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 58 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, four are from Bedford County, three are from Amherst County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Henry County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Salem.

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