VDH reports 966 new coronavirus cases, 22 new virus-related deaths as of Friday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Friday morning’s update, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 149,687 COVID-19 cases and 3,250 virus-related deaths, including 966 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 22 new confirmed and probable fatalities reported around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 141,850 cases and 3,037 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Oct. 2. However, 7,837 cases and 213 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 966 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, Oct. 2. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday update, more than 16,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 80 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 421 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 218 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 16 cases
  • Bedford County: 820 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 310 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 89 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 471 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 507 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 124 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 916 cases, 90 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Floyd County: 208 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Franklin County: 391 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Galax: 420 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 93 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 322 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Halifax County: 365 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,087 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 114 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,497 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Martinsville: 389 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,056 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 110 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 279 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,052 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 237 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 747 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,831 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 939 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 122 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 280 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 252 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Since Thursday, Oct. 1, VDH reported 43 new cases in Lynchburg, 34 in Montgomery County, 30 in Roanoke City, 27 in Bedford County, 27 in Pittsylvania County, 17 in Charlotte County, 16 in Amherst County, 15 in Roanoke County, 12 in Franklin County, 10 in Campbell County, seven in Lexington, six in Danville, six in Henry County, five in Wythe County, three in Botetourt County, three in Giles County, three in Nelson County, three in Salem, two in Carroll County, two in Floyd County, two in Halifax County, two in Rockbridge County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 22 new virus-related deaths reported around Virginia Friday, one is from Bedford County, one is from Danville, one is from Floyd County, one is from Henry County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Patrick County.

The department has received 11,140 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 48 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of the newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, three are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Roanoke City.

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