VDH Thursday update: 1,373 new COVID-19 cases, 65 new hospitalizations reported in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 650,981 coronavirus cases and 10,653 virus-related deaths as of Thursday morning, including 1,373 new confirmed and probable cases and 13 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 506,220 cases and 8,941 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, April 22. However, 144,761 cases and 1,712 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,373 new COVID-19 cases, 65 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 13 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 22, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 1,302 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,879 cases, 119 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,567 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 263 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,186 cases209 hospitalizations (-2), and 97 deaths
  • Bland County: 661 cases25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,486 cases64 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 879 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,327 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,543 cases, 183 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 825 cases (-1), 50 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 586 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 303 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,284 cases, 274 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Floyd County: 828 cases (-1), 29 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,963 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 74 deaths
  • Galax: 1,126 cases88 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,224 cases50 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,407 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,757 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,464 cases, 330 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,161 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,500 cases, 311 hospitalizations, and 146 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,575 cases, 149 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,175 cases, 171 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Nelson County: 883 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,319 cases, 102 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,446 cases, 233 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,547 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,082 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,283 cases234 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,063 cases, 159 hospitalizations, and 134 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,489 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,100 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,536 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, April 21, the VDH reported 25 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 13 in Carroll County, 13 in Montgomery County, 13 in Roanoke County, 12 in Danville, 10 in Pittsylvania County, nine in Wythe County, eight in Campbell County, seven in Pulaski County, six in Roanoke City, five in Bedford County, five in Radford, four in Salem, three in Alleghany County, three in Galax, three in Grayson County, three in Halifax County, two in Amherst County, two in Botetourt County, two in Craig County, two in Giles County, two in Martinsville, two in Patrick County, two in Rockbridge County, one in Appomattox County, one in Bland County, and one in Henry County.

In addition, of the 13 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says one is from Amherst County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Patrick County, and one is from Salem.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Charlotte County, one less case in Floyd County, and two less hospitalizations in Bedford County.

Health officials say they have received 27,917 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 65 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, four are from Montgomery County, two are from Bland County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Buena Vista, one is from Campbell County, one is from Galax, one is from Giles County, one is from Lynchburg, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Salem.

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