VDH: Sunday’s new COVID-19 cases top 1,300; 16 new virus-related deaths across Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Sunday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,305 new coronavirus cases and 16 new virus-related deaths, increasing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to 646,133 confirmed and probable cases and 10,581 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 503,043 cases and 8,882 deaths are related to the virus as of Sunday, April 18. However, 143,090 cases and 1,699 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

According to VDH’s Sunday update, more than 98,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,299 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,865 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,564 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 263 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,146 cases (-67), 208 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Bland County: 657 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,470 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 876 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,304 cases, 148 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,505 cases, 179 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 824 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 577 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 297 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,258 cases, 272 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Floyd County: 824 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,946 cases, 157 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,120 cases (-2), 86 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,214 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,387 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,744 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,456 cases, 330 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,159 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,458 cases, 305 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,565 cases (-1), 147 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,114 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 883 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,311 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,419 cases, 230 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,533 cases, 117 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,074 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,244 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,018 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,479 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,067 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,503 cases, 137 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths

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

Since Saturday, April 17, VDH reported the following cases of at least 10 or more in our area: Campbell County has 72 new cases, Lynchburg has 11 new cases, Montgomery County has 13 new cases, Roanoke City has 12 new cases, Roanoke County has 16 new cases, and Salem has 17 new cases.

In addition, of the 16 new virus-related deaths reported on Sunday, health officials say one is from Roanoke County and one is from Wythe County.

The department has received 27,649 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Sunday, which is 24 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Sunday, two are from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, two are from Montgomery County and one is from Wythe County.

VDH also reported the following revisions as of Sunday, April 18:

Total Cases
  • Bedford County has 67 fewer cases
  • Galax has two fewer cases
  • Martinsville has one fewer case

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