VDH reports 36 new coronavirus deaths while total case count climbs past 210,000 as of Thursday

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Thursday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 210,787 COVID-19 cases and 3,896 virus-related deaths, which includes 1,954 new confirmed and probable cases and 36 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 190,156 cases and 3,594 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Nov. 19. However, 20,631 cases and 302 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,954 new COVID-19 cases, 108 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 36 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Nov. 19. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 29,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 259 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Amherst County: 699 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 362 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 46 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,606 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 111 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 654 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 204 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 970 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 806 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 264 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Covington: 110 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Craig County: 75 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,469 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Floyd County: 298 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,343 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Galax: 513 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 217 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 473 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Halifax County: 752 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,652 cases, 164 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Highland County: 14 cases
  • Lexington: 312 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,395 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Martinsville: 595 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,547 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Nelson County: 155 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 412 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,554 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 478 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Radford: 1,063 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 3,672 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,344 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 214 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 765 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Wythe County: 512 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Wednesday, Nov. 18, VDH reported 87 new cases in Roanoke City, 52 in Franklin County, 52 in Roanoke County, 45 in Montgomery County, 23 in Salem, 20 in Carroll County, 18 in Pulaski County, 17 in Martinsville, 16 in Botetourt County, 15 in Henry County, 14 in Alleghany County, 10 in Bedford County, 10 in Buena Vista, 10 in Grayson County, 10 in Radford, eight in Campbell County, eight in Danville, eight in Lynchburg, eight in Wythe County, seven in Giles County, six in Amherst County, six in Patrick County, six in Pittsylvania County, four in Appomattox County, four in Covington, four in Galax, four in Lexington, two in Charlotte County, two in Floyd County, two in Rockbridge County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 36 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says 15 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, three are from Pittsylvania County, three are from Roanoke City, two are from Henry County, two are from Montgomery County, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, and one is from Salem.

Health officials say they have received 13,815 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 108 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, four are from Montgomery County, three are from Roanoke City, two are from Alleghany County, two are from Buena Vista, two are from Danville, two are from Martinsville, two are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Pulaski, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Henry County, one is from Patrick County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, VDH reported one less hospitalization from Floyd County.

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