VDH: Total coronavirus cases top 14,000, deaths reach 492 as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 14,339 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and 492 confirmed and probable virus-related deaths across the Commonwealth on Tuesday morning, which is 804 more cases and 34 more deaths than Monday.

Virginia health officials confirmed 13,794 cases and 487 deaths are related to the virus. However, 545 cases and five deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 804 new COVID-19 cases and 34 new virus-related deaths around Virginia on Tuesday, April 28. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH‘s tally on Tuesday, April 28, more than 450 of these coronavirus patients are from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 5 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Amherst County: 9 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Appomattox County: 17 cases
  • Bedford County: 25 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Botetourt County: 27 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 5 cases
  • Campbell County: 11 cases
  • Carroll County: 4 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Charlotte County: 7 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Covington: 1 case
  • Craig County: 2 cases
  • Danville: 33 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Floyd County: 1 case
  • Franklin County: 20 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Galax: 4 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Giles County: 4 cases
  • Grayson County: 1 case
  • Halifax County: 17 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Henry County: 16 cases, 2 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Highland County: 2 cases
  • Lexington: 3 cases
  • Lynchburg: 51 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Martinsville: 2 cases
  • Montgomery County: 54 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Nelson County: 7 cases
  • Patrick County: 2 cases
  • Pittsylvania County: 11 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Pulaski County: 9 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Radford: 3 cases
  • Roanoke City: 35 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Roanoke County: 41 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Rockbridge County: 5 cases
  • Salem: 12 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Wythe County: 11 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death

In addition, health officials say VDH has received 82,753 COVID-19 test results and 2,165 records of confirmed and probable hospitalization related to the virus as of Tuesday.

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