VDH Thursday update: 1,415 new coronavirus cases, 19 new deaths reported around Virginia


(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 641,626 coronavirus cases and 10,529 virus-related deaths as of Thursday, including 1,415 new confirmed and probable cases and 19 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 499,675 cases and 8,836 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, April 15. However, 141,951 cases and 1,693 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,415 new COVID-19 cases, 96 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 19 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 15, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 97,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,298 cases (-1), 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,859 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,562 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Bath County: 260 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,206 cases, 207 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Bland County: 654 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,457 cases63 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 874 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,206 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,467 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 817 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Covington: 577 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 292 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,242 cases, 271 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Floyd County: 816 cases (-1), 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,931 cases, 153 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Galax: 1,111 cases, 86 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,201 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,312 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,730 cases76 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,444 cases, 327 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,158 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,420 cases, 300 hospitalizations, and 144 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,567 cases, 147 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,050 cases, 159 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 879 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,304 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,400 cases, 227 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,517 cases, 117 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,063 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,205 cases, 231 hospitalizations, and 186 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,962 cases155 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,469 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,035 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,473 cases, 136 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, April 14, the VDH reported 16 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, 16 in Roanoke County, 14 in Roanoke City, 12 in Wythe County, 11 in Carroll County, nine in Danville, eight in Grayson County, seven in Radford, six in Bedford County, six in Galax, six in Lynchburg, six in Salem, five in Charlotte County, five in Halifax County, five in Pulaski County, four in Henry County, four in Patrick County, four in Pittsylvania County, two in Appomattox County, two in Campbell County, two in Craig County, two in Franklin County, two in Giles County, one in Amherst County, one in Bath County, one in Botetourt County, one in Lexington, and one in Martinsville.

In addition, of the 19 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say one is from Halifax County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Roanoke City.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Alleghany County and one less case in Floyd County.

The department has received 27,493 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 96 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Henry County, two are from Danville, two are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Covington, one is from Franklin County, one is from Giles County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Martinsville, and one is from Roanoke County.

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