VDH Thursday update: 450 new COVID-19 cases, 20 new deaths reported around Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 450 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths as of Thursday morning, which brings the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 148,721 confirmed and probable diagnoses and 3,228 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 140,990 cases and 3,015 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Oct. 1. However, 7,731 cases and 213 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Oct. 1. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 16,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 79 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 405 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 217 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 16 cases
  • Bedford County: 793 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 307 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 89 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 461 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 505 cases, 43 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 107 cases and 6 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 32 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 31 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 910 cases, 90 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Floyd County: 206 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Franklin County: 379 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Galax: 419 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 90 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 322 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Halifax County: 363 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,081 cases, 121 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Highland County: 7 cases
  • Lexington: 107 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,454 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Martinsville: 389 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,022 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 107 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 278 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,025 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 236 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 746 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,801 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 924 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 120 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 277 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 247 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Since Wednesday, Sept. 30, VDH reported 25 new cases in Montgomery County, 14 in Roanoke City, 14 in Roanoke County, 13 in Lynchburg, seven in Bedford County, seven in Danville, six in Franklin County, six in Henry County, four in Martinsville, three in Pittsylvania County, two in Amherst County, two in Halifax County, two in Salem, two in Wythe County, and single new cases in numerous other localities.

In addition, of the 20 new virus-related deaths reported by the department on Thursday, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Floyd County, and one is from Martinsville.

Health officials say they have received 11,092 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 51 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of those newly reported hospitalizations from Thursday, two are from Amherst County, two are from Bedford County, two are from Danville, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Henry County, and one is from Rockbridge County.

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