VDH reports 273 new coronavirus cases, 15 new hospitalizations as of Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 681,599 coronavirus cases and 11,436 virus-related deaths, which includes 273 new confirmed and probable cases and two new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 530,298 cases and 9,655 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, July 7. However, 151,301 cases and 1,781 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 273 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new virus-related hospitalizations, and two new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 7, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,387 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,992 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,631 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,695 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 690 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,616 cases (-1), 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 938 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,992 cases, 211 hospitalizations, and 101 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,723 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 873 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 326 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,502 cases (-1), 311 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 886 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,120 cases, 200 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Galax: 1,174 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,336 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,514 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,842 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,681 cases, 375 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,205 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,491 cases, 327 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,630 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,428 cases (-2), 192 hospitalizations (-1), and 97 deaths (-1)
  • Nelson County: 893 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,407 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,643 cases, 273 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths (-1)
  • Pulaski County: 2,732 cases, 134 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Radford: 2,182 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,643 cases, 264 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,463 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,573 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,222 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,743 cases (-1), 170 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, July 6, the VDH reported 12 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, six in Lynchburg, four in Bedford County, three in Campbell County, three in Franklin County, three in Patrick County, three in Salem, two in Amherst County, two in Appomattox County, two in Floyd County, two in Halifax County, two in Pulaski County, one in Buena Vista, one in Charlotte County, one in Henry County, one in Nelson County, one in Pittsylvania County, one in Radford, and one in Roanoke City.

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

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Botetourt County; one less case in Danville; one less case in Wythe County; one less death in Pittsylvania County; and two less cases, one less hospitalization, and one less death in Montgomery County.

The department has received 30,666 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 15 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, three are from Pulaski County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Martinsville, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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