VDH Tuesday update: 2,228 new coronavirus cases, 31 new deaths reported around Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 2,228 new COVID-19 cases and 31 new virus-related deaths as of Tuesday morning, bringing the total coronavirus count around the Commonwealth up to 240,063 confirmed and probable cases and 4,093 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 212,916 cases and 3,750 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Dec. 1. However, 27,147 cases and 343 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,228 new COVID-19 cases, 106 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 31 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Dec. 1. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 35,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 340 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 829 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 407 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 65 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,877 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Bland County: 201 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 784 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 275 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,214 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Carroll County: 984 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 285 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 164 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Craig County: 90 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,644 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Floyd County: 352 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,642 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 574 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 303 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Grayson County: 531 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 825 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,933 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 16 cases
  • Lexington: 363 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,776 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Martinsville: 718 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,931 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Nelson County: 188 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 470 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,783 cases, 107 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 711 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Radford: 1,168 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,131 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,989 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 283 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 893 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Wythe County: 694 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Sunday, Nov. 30, VDH reported 38 new cases in Bedford County, 27 in Roanoke County, 22 in Roanoke City, 21 in Pittsylvania County, 20 in Alleghany County, 20 in Rockbridge County, 18 in Lynchburg, 17 in Henry County, 14 in Montgomery County, 13 in Campbell County, 13 in Pulaski County, 12 in Danville, 11 in Carroll County, 10 in Amherst County, 10 in Wythe County, nine in Halifax County, nine in Martinsville, eight in Buena Vista, eight in Franklin County, eight in Radford, seven in Bland County, seven in Covington, seven in Grayson County, seven in Lexington, seven in Salem, six in Botetourt County, four in Giles County, four in Nelson County, three in Bath County, two in Appomattox County, two in Galax, two in Patrick County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 31 new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth on Tuesday, health officials say 19 are from the localities listed above.

More specifically, four are from Lynchburg; two are from Danville; one is from Amherst County; one is from Bedford County; one is from Campbell County; one is from Covington; one is from Floyd County; one is from Giles County, which is the county’s first virus-related death; one is from Halifax County; one is from Lexington; one is from Martinsville; one is from Pittsylvania County; one is from Pulaski County; one is from Roanoke City; and one is from Roanoke County.

The department has reportedly received 14,725 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 106 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Appomattox County, two are from Henry County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Giles County, one is from Lexington, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

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