VDH Saturday update: Nearly 3,800 new COVID-19 cases, 47 new deaths in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Saturday morning’s update, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 251,173 COVID-19 cases and 4,197 virus-related deaths, which includes 3,793 new confirmed and probable cases and 47 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 220,510 cases and 3,819 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, Dec. 5. However, 30,663 cases and 378 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Saturday count, more than 35,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 374 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Amherst County: 884 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 438 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 69 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 2,018 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Bland County: 229 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 839 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 310 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,290 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths (-1)
  • Carroll County: 1,063 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 292 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 185 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Craig County: 97 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,712 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Floyd County: 376 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,719 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 599 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 335 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Grayson County: 560 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 854 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Henry County: 2,008 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 25 cases
  • Lexington: 381 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,922 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Martinsville: 757 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 4,084 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Nelson County: 202 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 505 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,885 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 794 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Radford: 1,225 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,295 cases, 132 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 3,183 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 317 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 923 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Wythe County: 768 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths

***items in bold indicate changes since previous day’s totals***

Since Friday, Dec. 4, VDH reported the following significant additions: Alleghany County has 19 new cases, Amherst County has 17 new cases, Appomattox County has 13 new cases, Bedford County has 62 new cases, Bland County has 13 new cases, Botetourt County has 21 new cases, Buena Vista has 11 new cases, Campbell County has 32 new cases, Carroll County has 40 new cases, Danville has 28 new cases, Galax has 20 new cases, Giles County has 14 new cases, Grayson County has 16 new cases, Henry County has 11 new cases, Lynchburg has 61 new cases, Montgomery County has 44 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 30 new cases, Pulaski County has 22 new cases, Radford has 14 new cases, Roanoke City has 61 new cases, Roanoke County has 109 new cases, Rockbridge County has 12 new cases, Salem has 11 new cases and Wythe County has 39 new cases.

In addition, of the 47 new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth on Saturday, the department says one is from Halifax County, three are from Montgomery County and one is from Pulaski County. VDH has revised the total deaths in Campbell County from 13 to 12.

Health officials say they have received 15,255 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 139 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, two are from Carroll County, one is from Floyd County, two are from Franklin County, two are from Giles County, one is from Henry County, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, four are from Montgomery County, two are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Pulaski County, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Rockbridge County and one is from Salem.

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