VDH: Sunday’s COVID-19 numbers indicate 2,303 new cases, 134 new virus-related deaths

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Sunday morning, Virginia health officials reported 2,303 new COVID-19 cases and 134 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 564,115 confirmed and probable cases and 7,331 confirmed and probable fatalities.

According to VDH’s Sunday update, more than 87,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,143 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,641 cases, 70 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,383 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bath County: 240 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Bedford County: 5,703 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Bland County: 620 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,149 cases, 50 hospitalizations (-1), and 23 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 826 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Campbell County: 3,934 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,066 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 729 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Covington: 630 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Craig County: 236 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Danville: 4,218 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Floyd County: 724 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,654 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Galax: 983 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,043 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,107 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,349 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,115 cases, 273 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Highland County: 90 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Lexington: 1,083 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 6,855 cases, 197 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,484 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 7,321 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Nelson County: 746 cases (-1), 32 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,171 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 4,669 cases, 157 hospitalizations, and 56 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,268 cases, 98 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Radford: 1,872 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,382 cases, 186 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,166 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 94 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,240 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Salem: 1,870 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,001 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths

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

Since Saturday, Feb. 20, the VDH reported the following significant rises in cases of at least ten or more: Danville has 32 new cases, Halifax County has 19 new cases, Lynchburg has 16 new cases, Montgomery County has 42 new cases, Pittsylvania County has 14 new cases, Roanoke City has 24 new cases, Roanoke County has 23 new cases and Rockbridge County has 11 new cases.

In addition, of the 134 new virus-related deaths reported on Sunday, the department says the following are from our area: Amherst County has two, Appomattox County has one, Bedford County has one, Botetourt County has two, Campbell County has three, Franklin County has one, Grayson County has one, Lynchburg has two, Martinsville has one, Patrick County has two, Roanoke City has two, Salem has one and Wythe County has two.

Health officials say they have received 23,481 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Sunday, which is 45 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Sunday, one is from Giles County, one is from Montgomery County, two are from Pulaski County and one is from Roanoke County.

VDH also has made the following adjustments between Saturday and Sunday.

Total Cases:
  • Nelson County has one less case
Total Hospitalizations:
  • Botetourt County has one less hospitalization

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