VDH reports 771 new COVID-19 cases, 94 new hospitalizations in Tuesday tally

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 662,696 coronavirus cases and 10,823 virus-related deaths in Tuesday morning’s update, including 771 new confirmed and probable cases and 16 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 515,249 cases and 9,110 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, May 4. However, 147,447 cases and 1,713 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 771 new COVID-19 cases, 94 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 16 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 4, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 100,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,318 cases (-9), 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,909 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,583 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 270 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,288 cases, 218 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Bland County: 671 cases26 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,514 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 899 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,418 cases162 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,614 cases, 198 hospitalizations, and 70 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 845 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 600 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 309 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,360 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 850 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,007 cases, 171 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Galax: 1,159 cases, 94 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,261 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,449 cases89 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,789 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,515 cases, 343 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,178 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,638 cases, 327 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,582 cases (-1), 154 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,309 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 92 deaths
  • Nelson County: 886 cases (-1), 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,344 cases, 103 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,496 cases, 238 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,619 cases, 123 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,119 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,382 cases, 245 hospitalizations, and 190 deaths (-1)
  • Roanoke County: 8,161 cases, 171 hospitalizations, and 140 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,518 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,134 cases (-4)70 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,614 cases, 151 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths

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

Since Monday, May 3, the VDH reported 14 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 13 in Henry County, 12 in Montgomery County, 10 in Bedford County, nine in Covington, eight in Botetourt County, seven in Campbell County, six in Carroll County, six in Lexington, five in Wythe County, four in Danville, four in Franklin County, four in Lynchburg, four in Pulaski County, three in Floyd County, three in Galax, three in Grayson County, three in Halifax, three in Patrick County, two in Buena Vista, two in Giles County, two in Radford, two in Rockbridge County, one in Bland County, and one in Charlotte County.

In addition, of the 16 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says two are from Franklin County, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Alleghany County, and one is from Montgomery County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less COVID-19 case in Martinsville, one less case in Nelson County, one less death in Roanoke City, four less cases in Salem, and nine less cases in Alleghany County.

Health officials say they have received 28,636 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 94 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, five are from Lynchburg, two are from Alleghany County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Galax, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Bath County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Bland County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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