VDH reports 4,110 new COVID-19 cases, 56 new deaths between Friday and Monday


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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 4,110 new coronavirus cases and 56 new virus-related deaths between Friday and Monday, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 957,570 confirmed and probable cases and 14,548 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 707,772 cases and 12,211 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Nov. 22. However, 249,798 cases and 2,337 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has increased from 6.2 percent to 6.3 percent over the past 72 hours.

Health officials reported 4,110 new COVID-19 cases, 63 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 56 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Nov. 19, 2021 and Nov. 22, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 153,000 cases have been reported from localities in southwest and central Virginia.

The department has reportedly received 39,747 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 63 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

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