VDH reports 2,417 new COVID-19 cases, 158 new hospitalizations as of Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 2,417 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 242,480 confirmed and probable cases and 4,113 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 214,386 cases and 3,768 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Dec. 2. However, 28,094 cases and 345 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,417 new COVID-19 cases, 158 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 20 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Wednesday, Dec. 2. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 35,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 343 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 833 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 410 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 66 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,893 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Bland County: 204 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 794 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 275 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,224 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Carroll County: 992 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 286 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 170 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Craig County: 90 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,671 cases, 153 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Floyd County: 355 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,655 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 574 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 307 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Grayson County: 537 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 834 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,943 cases, 174 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 17 cases
  • Lexington: 365 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,789 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Martinsville: 725 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,950 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Nelson County: 190 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 475 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,816 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 725 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Radford: 1,176 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,151 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 3,018 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 288 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 901 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Wythe County: 708 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Tuesday, Dec. 1, VDH reported 33 new coronavirus cases in Pittsylvania County, 29 in Roanoke County, 27 in Danville, 20 in Roanoke City, 19 in Montgomery County, 16 in Bedford County, 14 in Pulaski County, 14 in Wythe County, 13 in Franklin County, 13 in Lynchburg, 10 in Botetourt County, 10 in Campbell County, 10 in Henry County, nine in Halifax County, eight in Carroll County, eight in Radford, eight in Salem, seven in Martinsville, six in Covington, six in Grayson County, five in Patrick County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Amherst County, four in Giles County, three in Alleghany County, three in Appomattox County, three in Bland County, three in Floyd County, two in Lexington, two in Nelson County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 20 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says seven are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Bedford County, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, and one is from Roanoke County.

Health officials say they received 14,883 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 158 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, four are from Henry County, three are from Montgomery County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Patrick County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, one is from Floyd County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Salem.

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