VDH Saturday update: 322 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new hospitalizations reported in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 675,165 coronavirus cases and 11,160 virus-related deaths as of Saturday morning, including 322 new confirmed and probable cases and four new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 525,259 cases and 9,418 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, May 29. However, 149,906 cases and 1,742 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Saturday update, more than 102,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,363 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,954 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,614 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Bath County: 273 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,572 cases238 hospitalizations, and 105 deaths
  • Bland County: 680 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,551 cases (-1), 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 915 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,553 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,685 cases, 218 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 873 cases (-1), 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 606 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 322 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,463 cases, 297 hospitalizations, and 139 deaths
  • Floyd County: 875 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,081 cases, 190 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Galax: 1,174 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,296 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,490 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,824 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,648 cases, 367 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,205 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,836 cases (-37), 340 hospitalizations (-1)and 153 deaths (-1)
  • Martinsville: 1,618 cases, 164 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,409 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Nelson County: 895 cases (-1), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,377 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,576 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,673 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,167 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,504 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,300 cases179 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,550 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,190 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,678 cases158 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Friday, May 28, the VDH reported 47 new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County, seven in Campbell County, six in Danville, five in Pittsylvania County, five in Roanoke County, four in Montgomery County, three in Carroll County, three in Patrick County, three in Pulaski County, three in Wythe County, two in Craig County, two in Henry County, two in Salem, one in Amherst County, one in Buena Vista, one in Floyd County, one in Franklin County, one in Galax, one in Grayson County, one in Radford, one in Roanoke City, and one in Rockbridge County.

In addition, of the four new virus-related deaths reported on Saturday, health officials say two are from Bedford County.

However, between Friday and Saturday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Botetourt County; one less case in Charlotte County; one less case in Nelson County; and 37 less cases, one less hospitalization, and one less death in Lynchburg.

The department has received 29,713 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 30 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Saturday, two are from Danville, one is from Bedford County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Roanoke County, and one is from Wythe County.

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