VDH Thursday update: 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 21 new deaths reported around Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Thanksgiving morning, Virginia health officials reported 2,600 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 228,900 confirmed and probable cases and 4,029 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 204,406 cases and 3,698 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Nov. 26. However, 24,494 cases and 331 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 105 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 21 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Nov. 26. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 30,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 307 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 785 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 392 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 60 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,770 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Bland County: 167 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 741 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 256 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,115 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 911 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 280 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 133 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Craig County: 88 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,585 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Floyd County: 326 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,557 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 545 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 262 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 505 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Halifax County: 800 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,820 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 16 cases
  • Lexington: 343 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,623 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Martinsville: 674 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,827 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Nelson County: 179 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 454 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,673 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 639 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Radford: 1,134 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,016 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,736 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 250 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 863 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Wythe County: 629 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Wednesday, Nov. 25, VDH reported 43 new cases in Franklin County, 40 in Roanoke City, 40 in Roanoke County, 31 in Lynchburg, 24 in Henry County, 23 in Pittsylvania County, 21 in Montgomery County, 20 in Wythe County, 18 in Botetourt County, 16 in Amherst County, 16 in Pulaski County, 16 in Radford, 15 in Campbell County, 15 in Carroll County, 15 in Salem, 13 in Bedford County, 10 in Patrick County, nine in Bland County, eight in Halifax County, eight in Rockbridge County, seven in Danville, seven in Martinsville, six in Alleghany County, six in Giles County, five in Appomattox County, five in Buena Vista, four in Covington, four in Floyd County, four in Galax, three in Grayson County, three in Lexington, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 21 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says six are from the localities listed above. More specifically, three are from Roanoke County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Salem.

Health officials say they have received 14,417 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 105 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Bedford County, two are from Alleghany County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Montgomery County, two are from Roanoke County, two are from Salem, one is from Bland County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Danville, one is from Lexington, one is from Patrick County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, one is from Rockbridge County, and one is from Wythe County.

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