VDH reports 835 new COVID-19 cases, largest single-day case spike since early May; 9 new deaths as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 691,018 COVID-19 cases and 11,515 virus-related deaths, including 835 new confirmed and probable cases — the largest single-day increase in cases since May 7– and nine new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 535,991 cases and 9,721 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, July 27. However, 155,027 cases and 1,794 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 835 new COVID-19 cases, 55 new virus-related hospitalizations, and nine new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 27, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,404 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,026 cases (-1), 130 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,642 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 278 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,804 cases259 hospitalizations (-1), and 110 deaths
  • Bland County: 695 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,702 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 936 cases (-1), 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,069 cases218 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,747 cases, 225 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 889 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 621 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 336 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,542 cases, 320 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Floyd County: 892 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,168 cases, 204 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,172 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,365 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,537 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,865 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,721 cases, 379 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 112 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,208 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,593 cases, 332 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,636 cases, 171 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,387 cases (-44), 190 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths (-7)
  • Nelson County: 884 cases (-1), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,428 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,745 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,784 cases, 139 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Radford: 2,274 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,822 cases, 270 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,645 cases, 195 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,585 cases (-1), 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,264 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,775 cases (-1), 175 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Monday, July 26, the VDH reported 48 new COVID-19 cases in Radford, 18 in Pittsylvania County, 15 in Roanoke County, 11 in Lynchburg, 10 in Danville, 10 in Franklin County, eight in Botetourt County, eight in Henry County, five in Halifax County, five in Roanoke City, four in Campbell County, four in Giles County, two in Appomattox County, two in Bedford County, two in Martinsville, one in Bland County, one in Carroll County, one in Covington, one in Floyd County, one in Galax, one in Grayson County, one in Lexington, one in Pulaski County, and one in Salem.

In addition, of the nine new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, health officials say six are from Radford, one is from Giles County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Patrick County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Amherst County; one less case in Buena Vista; one less case in Nelson County; one less case in Rockbridge County; one less case in Wythe County; one less hospitalization in Bedford County; and 44 less cases and seven less deaths in Montgomery County.

The department has received 31,208 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 55 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Franklin County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Henry County, and one is from Martinsville.

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