VDH Thursday update: 357 new COVID-19 cases, 38 new hospitalizations reported in Virginia

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(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – In Thursday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 357 new COVID-19 cases and nine new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 674,439 confirmed and probable cases and 11,152 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 524,769 cases and 9,415 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, May 27. However, 149,670 cases and 1,737 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 357 new COVID-19 cases, 38 new virus-related hospitalizations, and nine new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of May 27, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 102,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,360 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,951 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,613 cases70 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Bath County: 273 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,511 cases237 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Bland County: 680 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,552 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 914 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,535 cases179 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,682 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths (-1)
  • Charlotte County: 873 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 605 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Craig County: 319 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,453 cases, 294 hospitalizations, and 138 deaths
  • Floyd County: 874 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,075 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Galax: 1,171 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,292 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,488 cases (-1), 95 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,822 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,643 cases, 367 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 109 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,865 cases (-16), 340 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,616 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,400 cases, 190 hospitalizations, and 97 deaths
  • Nelson County: 897 cases (-1), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,372 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,567 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,667 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Radford: 2,164 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,503 cases, 253 hospitalizations, and 193 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,292 cases, 178 hospitalizations, and 145 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,556 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 2,183 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,672 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, May 26, the VDH reported 33 new COVID-19 cases in Bedford County, six in Danville, six in Henry County, four in Amherst County, four in Roanoke County, four in Rockbridge County, three in Patrick County, two in Appomattox County, two in Campbell County, two in Galax, two in Halifax County, two in Martinsville, two in Salem, two in Wythe County, one in Alleghany County, one in Botetourt County, one in Covington, one in Franklin County, one in Montgomery County, one in Pittsylvania County, one in Pulaski County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the nine new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say one is from Franklin County and one is from Martinsville.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus death in Carroll County, one less case in Grayson County, one less case in Nelson County, and 16 less cases in Lynchburg.

The department has received 29,655 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 38 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, two are from Campbell County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Roanoke City.

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