VDH reports 2,048 new COVID-19 cases while total deaths climb past 10,500 Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 2,048 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths as of Tuesday morning, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 638,910 confirmed and probable cases and 10,506 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 497,840 cases and 8,811 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, April 13. However, 141,070 cases and 1,695 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,048 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 20 new virus-related deaths across the Commonwealth as of April 13, 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: 1,296 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,860 cases, 112 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,505 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 258 cases (-1), 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,172 cases, 205 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Bland County: 654 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,453 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 872 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,295 cases (-5), 147 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,450 cases, 175 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 810 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Covington: 578 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 289 cases (-1), 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,240 cases, 269 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Floyd County: 817 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,931 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Galax: 1,100 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,195 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,303 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,716 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,439 cases, 322 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,156 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,415 cases, 299 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,564 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,021 cases160 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 876 cases (-3), 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,295 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,389 cases, 223 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,502 cases, 116 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,048 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,178 cases, 230 hospitalizations, and 185 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,930 cases154 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,468 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,024 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,451 cases134 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths

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

Since Monday, April 12, the VDH reported 52 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 27 in Montgomery County, 26 in Roanoke City, 19 in Amherst County, 15 in Carroll County, 14 in Danville, 14 in Wythe County, 13 in Roanoke County, nine in Henry County, eight in Salem, six in Radford, five in Bedford County, five in Giles County, five in Pittsylvania County, four in Galax, three in Botetourt County, three in Grayson County, three in Patrick County, two in Alleghany County, two in Halifax County, two in Pulaski County, two in Rockbridge County, one in Bland County, and one in Martinsville.

In addition, of the 20 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, health officials say seven are from the localities listed above. More specifically, five are from Danville, one is from Halifax County, and one is from Pulaski County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Bath County, one less case in Craig County, three less cases in Nelson County, and five less cases in Campbell County.

The department has reportedly received 27,316 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 87 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Amherst County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Henry County, two are from Roanoke County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Franklin County, ne is from Giles County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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