VDH reports 76 new COVID-19 cases, smallest single-day increase since March 2020; 10 new deaths as of Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 673,105 coronavirus cases and 11,116 virus-related deaths as of Monday morning, which includes 76 new confirmed and probable cases — Virginia’s smallest single-day increase in cases since late March 2020 — and 10 new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 523,822 cases and 9,383 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, May 24. However, 149,283 cases and 1,733 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 76 new COVID-19 cases, 19 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 10 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 24, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 1,363 cases (-1), 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,939 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,599 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Bath County: 273 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,449 cases, 235 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Bland County: 679 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,543 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 912 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,526 cases, 176 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,678 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 870 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 605 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 317 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,442 cases, 291 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Floyd County: 874 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,067 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Galax: 1,169 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,291 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,485 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,816 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,622 cases, 365 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,871 cases (-2), 338 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,609 cases, 162 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,397 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Nelson County: 899 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,365 cases (-1), 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,561 cases, 251 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,666 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,158 cases (-1), 38 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,501 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,285 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,554 cases (-1), 53 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,175 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,664 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths

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

Since Sunday, May 23, the VDH reported five new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, three in Pulaski County, two in Bedford County, two in Danville, two in Halifax County, one in Appomattox County, one in Botetourt County, one in Buena Vista, one in Floyd County, one in Franklin County, one in Henry County, one in Montgomery County, one in Pittsylvania County, and one in Salem.

In addition, of the 10 new virus-related deaths reported on Monday, health officials say one is from Alleghany County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Salem.

However, between Sunday and Monday, the VDH reported one less COVID-19 case in Alleghany County, one less case in Patrick County, one less case in Radford, one less case in Rockbridge County, and two less cases in Lynchburg.

The department has received 29,505 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 19 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Sunday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Monday, two are from Henry County, one is from Franklin County, and one is from Montgomery County.

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