VDH Tuesday update: 1,385 new coronavirus cases, 160 new deaths reported by health officials

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Tuesday morning’s update, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 578,559 COVID-19 cases and 8,943 virus-related deaths, including 1,385 new confirmed and probable cases and 160 new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 455,578 cases and 7,674 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, March 2. However, 122,981 cases and 1,269 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,385 new COVID-19 cases, 100 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 160 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of March 2, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 89,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,255 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,681 cases78 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,415 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Bath County: 245 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 5,804 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Bland County: 622 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,229 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 842 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,021 cases, 87 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,119 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 749 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Covington: 546 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Craig County: 241 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,321 cases, 237 hospitalizations, and 108 deaths
  • Floyd County: 738 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,721 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Galax: 997 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,083 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,136 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,441 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,212 cases, 287 hospitalizations, and 108 deaths
  • Highland County: 91 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Lexington: 1,120 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 6,922 cases, 203 hospitalizations, and 125 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,509 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 59 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 7,751 cases, 147 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Nelson County: 771 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,200 cases, 92 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 4,771 cases, 165 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,318 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Radford: 1,891 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,553 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 154 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,346 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 113 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,281 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Salem: 1,861 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,035 cases, 114 hospitalizations, and 61 deaths

Since Monday, March 1, the VDH reported 28 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, 17 in Roanoke County, 16 in Lynchburg, 10 in Campbell County, nine in Bedford County, seven in Franklin County, seven in Giles County, six in Botetourt County, six in Halifax County, six in Henry County, six in Wythe County, five in Amherst County, five in Pulaski County, four in Alleghany County, four in Carroll County, four in Lexington, four in Pittsylvania County, three in Buena Vista, three in Floyd County, three in Grayson County, three in Nelson County, three in Rockbridge County, three in Salem, two in Appomattox County, two in Charlotte County, two in Danville, two in Patrick County, one in Galax, and one in Roanoke City.

In addition, of the 160 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, health officials say 27 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Roanoke County, three are from Danville, two are from Campbell County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Martinsville, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Henry County, one is from Galax, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Nelson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Radford, and one is from Wythe County.

Health officials say they have received 24,258 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 100 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, four are from Bedford County, four are from Campbell County, three are from Henry County, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Danville, two are from Patrick County, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Pulaski County.

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