VDH reports 8,943 new COVID-19 cases, 306 new hospitalizations between Friday and Monday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Between Friday morning and Monday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 8,943 new coronavirus cases and 70 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 836,140 confirmed and probable cases and 12,312 confirmed and probable deaths.

Virginia health officials confirmed 627,843 cases and 10,388 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Sept. 20. However, 208,297 cases and 1,924 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 8,943 new COVID-19 cases, 306 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 70 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Sept. 17, 2021 and Sept. 20, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,826 cases76 hospitalizations (-1), and 60 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,997 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,143 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Bath County: 390 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Bedford County: 8,793 cases, 327 hospitalizations, and 118 deaths
  • Bland County: 960 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,258 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,096 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 6,395 cases, 289 hospitalizations, and 119 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,384 cases, 250 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,114 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 687 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 455 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,650 cases, 342 hospitalizations, and 164 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,211 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Franklin County: 5,268 cases, 228 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Galax: 1,386 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,904 cases, 70 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,843 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,401 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,711 cases, 408 hospitalizations, and 136 deaths
  • Highland County: 153 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,433 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 10,833 cases, 408 hospitalizations, and 162 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,864 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,941 cases, 231 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,179 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,804 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 7,103 cases, 322 hospitalizations, and 99 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,535 cases, 160 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Radford: 2,714 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 10,717 cases, 299 hospitalizations, and 211 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 10,329 cases, 222 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,890 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Salem: 2,872 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,822 cases, 199 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths

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

Since Friday, Sept. 17, the VDH reported 214 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 157 in Roanoke City, 149 in Roanoke County, 145 in Bedford County, 104 in Montgomery County, 80 in Campbell County, 72 in Pittsylvania County, 71 in Giles County, 68 in Wythe County, 64 in Franklin County, 62 in Carroll County, 62 in Danville, 60 in Amherst County, 52 in Pulaski County, 50 in Salem, 43 in Botetourt County, 40 in Henry County, 38 in Alleghany County, 38 in Rockbridge County, 34 in Appomattox County, 32 in Halifax County, 28 in Floyd County, 26 in Bland County, 26 in Martinsville, 26 in Radford, 23 in Patrick County, 21 in Nelson County, 20 in Grayson County, 17 in Bath County, 15 in Buena Vista, 13 in Lexington, 12 in Craig County, 11 in Covington, 11 in Galax, eight in Charlotte County, and two in Highland County.

In addition, of the 70 new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth between Friday and Monday, health officials say 22 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Pittsylvania County, three are from Franklin County, two are from Appomattox County, two are from Montgomery County, two are from Patrick County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Henry County, one is from Nelson County, and one is from Roanoke City.

The department has received 35,720 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 306 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from over the weekend, four are from Campbell County, four are from Halifax County, four are from Lynchburg, three are from Amherst County, three are from Pittsylvania County, three are from Wythe County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Danville, two are from Floyd County, tow are from Roanoke City, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Patrick County, and one is from Pulaski County.

However, between Friday and Monday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus hospitalization in Alleghany County.

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