VDH reports 2,599 new coronavirus cases, seven new deaths as of Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 2,599 new COVID-19 cases and seven new virus-related deaths as of Monday morning, which brings the total coronavirus count up to 336,175 confirmed and probable cases and 4,861 confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 284,344 cases and 4,288 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Dec. 28. However, 51,831 cases and 573 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,599 new COVID-19 cases, 57 new virus-related hospitalizations, and seven new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Monday, Dec. 28. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 51,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 713 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Amherst County: 1,371 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 673 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Bath County: 138 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 2,925 cases, 91 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Bland County: 448 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 1,243 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 478 cases16 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Campbell County: 1,936 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,457 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 357 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Covington: 357 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Craig County: 143 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 2,286 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Floyd County: 489 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Franklin County: 2,273 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Galax: 799 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Giles County: 547 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Grayson County: 766 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Halifax County: 1,104 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Henry County: 2,514 cases, 211 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Highland County: 57 cases
  • Lexington: 577 cases15 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 4,047 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Martinsville: 963 cases, 90 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 5,060 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Nelson County: 331 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Patrick County: 723 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 2,550 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 1,423 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Radford: 1,460 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 5,125 cases, 142 hospitalizations, and 93 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 4,478 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 560 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Salem: 1,128 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Wythe County: 1,250 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths

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

Since Sunday, Dec. 27, VDH reported 32 new COVID-19 cases in Pulaski County, 23 in Montgomery County, 23 in Pittsylvania County, 19 in Henry County, 16 in Wythe County, 15 in Alleghany County, 15 in Danville, 15 in Henry County, 14 in Campbell County, 14 in Roanoke City, 12 in Appomattox County, 11 in Botetourt County, 10 in Amherst County, nine in Lynchburg, nine in Rockbridge County, eight in Covington, eight in Radford, seven in Bedford County, seven in Galax, seven in Giles County, seven in Martinsville, six in Franklin County, five in Bland County, four in Carroll County, four in Grayson County, three in Floyd County, two in Bath County, two in Lexington, two in Patrick County, two in Roanoke County, and single new cases in several other localities.

However, between Sunday and Monday, health officials reported two less coronavirus cases in Salem.

The department says it has received 17,605 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 57 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of those newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, two are from Galax, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Grayson County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lexington, one is from Martinsville, one is from Nelson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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