VDH reports 2,361 new COVID-19 cases, most new cases since mid-February; 58 new hospitalizations in Thursday tally

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Thursday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 715,556 COVID-19 cases and 11,583 virus-related deaths, which includes 2,361 new confirmed and probable cases — the largest single-day case spike since Feb. 14 — and two new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 551,047 cases and 9,782 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Aug. 12. However, 164,509 cases and 1,801 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,361 new COVID-19 cases, 58 new virus-related hospitalizations, and two new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Aug. 12, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 107,000 cases have been reported from localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,427 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,141 cases, 144 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,693 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 278 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,094 cases, 276 hospitalizations, and 111 deaths
  • Bland County: 723 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,800 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 945 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,294 cases, 235 hospitalizations, and 105 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,841 cases, 232 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 907 cases59 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 628 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 355 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,700 cases, 325 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Floyd County: 952 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,347 cases, 211 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,207 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,389 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,562 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,960 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,846 cases, 387 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 121 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,226 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,849 cases, 346 hospitalizations, and 149 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,662 cases, 172 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,618 cases, 195 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Nelson County: 920 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,482 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,937 cases288 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,917 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 70 deaths
  • Radford: 2,342 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,159 cases, 282 hospitalizations, and 201 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,006 cases, 204 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,612 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,373 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,996 cases, 180 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, Aug. 11, the VDH reported 33 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, 32 in Bedford County, 32 in Montgomery County, 31 in Roanoke County, 25 in Campbell County, 21 in Lynchburg, 21 in Pulaski County, 20 in Franklin County, 18 in Danville, 17 in Henry County, 17 in Pittsylvania County, 15 in Wythe County, 13 in Salem, 12 in Halifax County, 11 in Radford, 10 in Amherst County, five in Carroll County, five in Grayson County, five in Nelson County, five in Patrick County, four in Alleghany County, four in Craig County, four in Galax, four in Lexington, four in Rockbridge County, three in Appomattox County, two in Bland County, two in Botetourt County, two in Buena Vista, two in Floyd County, two in Martinsville, one in Charlotte County, and one in Giles County.

In addition, of the two new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say one is from Pulaski County.

The department has received 32,024 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, two are from Halifax County, two are from henry County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Wythe County.

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