VDH reports 59 new COVID-19 cases, smallest single-day increase since March 2020; 8 new deaths as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 59 new coronavirus cases — the smallest single-day increase in cases since March 24, 2020 — and eight new virus-related deaths as of Tuesday, bringing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 675,597 confirmed and probable cases and 11,194 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 525,727 cases and 9,449 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, June 1. However, 149,870 cases and 1,745 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 59 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new virus-related hospitalizations, and eight new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of June 1, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 102,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,364 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,956 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,615 cases (-1), 71 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 273 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,573 cases, 239 hospitalizations, and 106 deaths
  • Bland County: 680 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,551 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 914 cases (-1), 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,563 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,686 cases, 219 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 874 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 606 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 322 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,469 cases, 297 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 876 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,080 cases (-2), 192 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Galax: 1,175 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,298 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,493 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,825 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,650 cases, 367 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,205 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,833 cases (-3), 340 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,619 cases, 164 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,411 cases (-1), 191 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths (-1)
  • Nelson County: 895 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,377 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,578 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,680 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,167 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,508 cases, 253 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,302 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,549 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,193 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,678 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Monday, May 31, the VDH reported four new COVID-19 cases in Campbell County, three in Roanoke City, two in Amherst County, two in Pittsylvania County, one in Bedford County, one in Charlotte County, one in Floyd County, one in Galax, one in Giles County, one in Henry County, one in Lexington, one in Martinsville, and one in Pulaski County.

In addition, of the eight new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says one is from Appomattox County, one is from Carroll County, and one is from Danville.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Appomattox County, one less case in Buena Vista, one less case and one less death in Montgomery County, two less cases in Franklin County, and three less cases in Lynchburg.

Health officials say they have received 29,775 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 18 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, one is from Carroll County and one is from Rockbridge County.

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