VDH reports 8,296 new COVID-19 cases, 213 new hospitalizations between Friday and Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 762,948 coronavirus cases and 11,810 virus-related deaths as of Monday, which includes 8,296 new confirmed and probable cases and 41 new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth since Friday.

However, of those 41 new coronavirus deaths reported over the weekend, the department says they are all from Saturday, Aug. 28, with no new deaths reported the following two days.

Virginia health officials confirmed 581,537 cases and 9,974 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Aug. 30. However, 181,411 cases and 1,836 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,291 new COVID-19 cases, 65 new virus-related hospitalizations, and zero new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Aug. 29, 2021 and Aug. 30, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 112,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,553 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,424 cases, 162 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,857 cases85 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Bath County: 301 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,523 cases, 296 hospitalizations, and 113 deaths
  • Bland County: 800 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,945 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 988 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,581 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 114 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,057 cases243 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 992 cases67 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 645 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 397 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,058 cases, 334 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,036 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,718 cases, 220 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,264 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,496 cases59 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,665 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,168 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,204 cases, 403 hospitalizations, and 128 deaths
  • Highland County: 126 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,306 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,326 cases373 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,762 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,038 cases, 209 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,028 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,632 cases125 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,393 cases, 302 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,165 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,464 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,722 cases, 291 hospitalizations, and 206 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,523 cases, 213 hospitalizations, and 151 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,692 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,527 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,330 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths

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

Since Friday, Aug. 27, the VDH reported 110 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 87 in Roanoke City, 75 in Roanoke County, 70 in Bedford County, 68 in Franklin County, 65 in Danville, 65 in Montgomery County, 64 in Amherst County, 64 in Henry County, 52 in Wythe County, 50 in Pittsylvania County, 47 in Alleghany County, 47 in Pulaski County, 46 in Campbell County, 41 in Carroll County, 28 in Appomattox County, 26 in Patrick County, 25 in Bland County, 23 in Halifax County, 23 in Radford, 22 in Nelson County, 21 in Giles County, 19 in Martinsville, 18 in Botetourt County, 18 in Salem, 15 in Charlotte County, 13 in Lexington, 13 in Rockbridge County, 11 in Buena Vista, 10 in Bath County, 10 in Floyd County, eight in Galax, four in Craig County, four in Grayson County, two in Covington, and one in Highland County.

In addition, of the 41 new virus-related deaths reported between Friday and Monday, the department says 10 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Campbell County, two are from Danville, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Wythe County.

Health officials say they have received 33,557 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 213 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from over the weekend and into Monday, four are from Pittsylvania County, three are from Campbell County, three are from Charlotte County, three are from Montgomery County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Floyd County, two are from Franklin County, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, one is from Giles County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Patrick County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Salem.

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