VDH reports 7,987 new COVID-19 cases, 230 new hospitalizations between Friday and Monday

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(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 7,987 new COVID-19 cases and 81 new virus-related deaths between Friday morning and Monday morning, which brings the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 857,852 confirmed and probable cases and 12,592 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 642,730 cases and 10,625 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Sept. 27. However, 215,122 cases and 1,967 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 7,987 new COVID-19 cases, 230 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 81 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Sept. 24 2021 and Sept. 27, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday update, more than 132,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,911 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Amherst County: 4,054 cases, 196 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,200 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Bath County: 407 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Bedford County: 9,058 cases, 342 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Bland County: 999 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,387 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,125 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 6,575 cases, 298 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,497 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,157 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 720 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 468 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,771 cases, 346 hospitalizations, and 167 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,280 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Franklin County: 5,487 cases, 232 hospitalizations, and 93 deaths
  • Galax: 1,416 cases (-2), 113 hospitalizations, and 57 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,035 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,897 cases, 119 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,487 cases, 137 hospitalizations, and 92 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,884 cases, 411 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Highland County: 159 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,477 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 10,991 cases, 422 hospitalizations, and 168 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,900 cases, 183 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 11,181 cases, 242 hospitalizationsand 89 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,209 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,846 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 7,294 cases, 326 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,669 cases, 172 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Radford: 2,780 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 11,062 cases, 301 hospitalizations, and 216 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 10,773 cases, 228 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,939 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Salem: 2,996 cases85 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Wythe County: 4,018 cases, 203 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths

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

Since Friday, Sept. 24, the VDH reported 146 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 140 in Lynchburg, 121 in Roanoke City, 103 in Bedford County, 84 in Pittsylvania County, 69 in Campbell County, 64 in Danville, 64 in Montgomery County, 62 in Wythe County, 57 in Franklin County, 52 in Henry County, 51 in Botetourt County, 44 in Giles County, 42 in Amherst County, 38 in Salem, 36 in Carroll County, 35 in Pulaski County, 33 in Halifax County, 29 in Floyd County, 28 in Alleghany County, 25 in Grayson County, 23 in Appomattox County, 22 in Radford, 22 in Rockbridge County, 20 in Charlotte County, 20 in Patrick County, 16 in Bland County, 16 in Lexington, 12 in Nelson County, 11 in Martinsville, nine in Buena Vista, nine in Covington, five in Bath County, and four in Craig County.

In addition, of the 81 new virus-related deaths reported over the weekend, the department says 21 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, three are from Bedford County, two are from Amherst County, two are from Franklin County, two are from Henry County, two are from Patrick County, one is from Bland County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Galax, one is from Halifax County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pulaski County, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Wythe County.

However, between Friday and Monday, the VDH reported two less coronavirus cases in Galax.

Health officials say they have received 36,362 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 230 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from the weekend, five are from Amherst County, five are from Bedford County, five are from Montgomery County, three are from Halifax County, three are from Lynchburg, three are from Pulaski County, two are from Botetourt County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Floyd County, two are from Henry County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Nelson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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