VDH: Saturday’s new COVID-19 cases total 286; seven new virus-related deaths

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 676,586 coronavirus cases and 11,229 virus-related deaths as of Saturday, which includes 286 new confirmed and probable cases and seven new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 526,442 cases and 9,474 deaths are related to the virus as of Saturday, June 5. However, 150,144 cases and 1,755 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

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

  • Alleghany County: 1,364 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,969 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,622 cases, 71 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 271 cases (-2), 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,628 cases, 242 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 681 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,557 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 917 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,573 cases, 182 hospitalizations (-1), and 86 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,703 cases, 223 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 872 cases (-2), 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 613 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 323 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,481 cases, 301 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 878 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,086 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Galax: 1,176 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,308 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,497 cases, 98 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,828 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,661 cases, 369 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,210 cases (-1), 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,819 cases, 341 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,621 cases, 165 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,412 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 893 cases (-1), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,385 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,585 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,687 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,170 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,540 cases, 257 hospitalizations, and 194 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,328 cases, 182 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,548 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,192 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,690 cases, 158 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Saturday, June 5, the VDH reported the following localities where new cases have reached ten or more: Roanoke City has 16 new cases and Roanoke County has 10 new cases. All other localities above, in bold, reported new cases of fewer than ten.

In addition, of the seven new virus-related deaths reported on Saturday, the department says one is from Grayson County.

Health officials say they have received 29,946 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Saturday, which is 35 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Saturday, one is from Covington, one is from Danville, one is from Grayson County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, one is from Patrick County and one is from Roanoke City.

VDH also reported the following revisions, as of Saturday’s update:

Total New Cases
  • Bath County has two fewer cases
  • Charlotte County has two fewer cases
  • Lexington has one fewer case
  • Nelson County has one fewer case
Total Hospitalizations
  • Campbell County has one fewer hospitalization

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