VDH reports 755 new COVID-19 cases while total deaths surpass 3,200 as of Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Wednesday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 755 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new virus-related deaths, which brings the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 148,271 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 3,208 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 140,614 cases and 2,995 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Sept. 30. However, 7,657 cases and 213 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 755 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Wednesday, Sept. 30. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday count, more than 16,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 79 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 403 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 216 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 15 cases
  • Bedford County: 786 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 306 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 88 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 460 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 505 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 107 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 903 cases, 88 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Floyd County: 205 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Franklin County: 373 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Galax: 419 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 90 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 322 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Halifax County: 361 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,075 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 106 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,441 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Martinsville: 385 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,997 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 106 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 277 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,022 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 236 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 746 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,787 cases, 70 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 910 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 119 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 275 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 245 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Since Tuesday, Sept. 29, VDH reported 43 new cases in Roanoke City, 22 in Montgomery County, 19 in Roanoke County, 18 in Danville, 15 in Lynchburg, 14 in Pittsylvania County, 10 in Bedford County, eight in Franklin County, five in Bath County, five in Henry County, five in Lexington, five in Rockbridge County, four in Halifax County, four in Salem, three in Buena Vista, three in Martinsville, two in Campbell County, two in Floyd County, two in Nelson County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, on Wednesday, the department reported one new virus-related death from Franklin County, one from Halifax County, one from Martinsville, and one from Roanoke City. However, the number of deaths reported in Henry County decreased by one on Wednesday.

Health officials say they have received 11,041 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 63 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of those newly reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, three are from Roanoke City, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Wythe County.

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