RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 1,503,119 coronavirus cases and 16,052 virus-related deaths in Wednesday morning’s update, which includes 11,126 new cases and 50 new deaths from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 1,072,699 cases and 13,405 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Jan. 26. However, 430,420 cases and 2,647 deaths are still reported as “probable,” which means they are believed to be related to the virus.

Here are Virginia’s 10 biggest case spikes of the entire pandemic, according to VDH’s latest COVID-19 data:

  1. 26,175 new cases on Jan. 8, 2022
  2. 19,836 new cases on Jan. 12, 2022
  3. 19,506 new cases on Jan. 2, 2022
  4. 18,942 new cases on Jan. 13, 2022
  5. 18,309 new cases on Jan. 7, 2022
  6. 18,054 new cases on Jan. 16, 2022
  7. 17,618 new cases on Dec. 31, 2021
  8. 17,219 new cases on Jan. 14, 2022
  9. 17,027 new cases on Jan. 21, 2022
  10. 16,842 new cases on Jan. 15, 2022

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has decreased from 27.6 percent to 27.2 percent over the past 24 hours.

Health officials reported 11,126 new COVID-19 cases, 131 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 50 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Jan. 25, 2022 and Jan. 26, 2022. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 210,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 3,158 cases (+34), 90 hospitalizations, and 90 deaths
  • Amherst County: 6,056 cases (+59), 257 hospitalizations, and 66 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 3,259 cases (+28), 143 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Bath County: 764 cases (+9), 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 14,205 cases (+176)506 hospitalizations (+1), and 181 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,480 cases (+14), 54 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 6,225 cases (+31), 113 hospitalizations (+1), and 70 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,784 cases (+10), 36 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Campbell County: 9,911 cases (+58), 423 hospitalizations, and 165 deaths
  • Carroll County: 5,776 cases (+83), 354 hospitalizations, and 116 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 2,067 cases (+11), 98 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Covington: 899 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Craig County: 936 cases (+2), 22 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Danville: 9,627 cases (+38), 418 hospitalizations, and 214 deaths
  • Floyd County: 2,188 cases (+10), 62 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Franklin County: 9,491 cases (+50)315 hospitalizations (+1), and 139 deaths
  • Galax: 2,214 cases (+22), 144 hospitalizations, and 71 deaths
  • Giles County: 3,299 cases (+34), 103 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Grayson County: 3,111 cases (+35), 169 hospitalizations, and 67 deaths
  • Halifax County: 6,154 cases (+57), 248 hospitalizations (-1), and 128 deaths
  • Henry County: 9,887 cases (+74), 496 hospitalizations, and 215 deaths
  • Highland County: 309 cases (+6), 5 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Lexington: 2,389 cases (+21), 39 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 17,283 cases (+135), 563 hospitalizations, and 224 deaths
  • Martinsville: 2,872 cases (+14), 190 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 15,948 cases (+131), 293 hospitalizations (+1)and 124 deaths (+3)
  • Nelson County: 2,374 cases (+27), 68 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Patrick County: 3,070 cases (+18), 140 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths (+1)
  • Pittsylvania County: 11,473 cases (+68), 434 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 6,025 cases (+64), 266 hospitalizations, and 111 deaths
  • Radford: 4,200 cases (+44), 61 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 19,069 cases (+108)349 hospitalizations (+1), and 280 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 18,703 cases (+124), 291 hospitalizations, and 204 deaths (+2)
  • Rockbridge County: 2,851 cases (+13), 92 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Salem: 6,050 cases (+43), 115 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Wythe County: 6,309 cases (+56), 292 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths

**items in bold indicate increases or decreases in the total number of cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths since the previous weekday**

Health officials say they have received 47,398 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 131 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday, Jan. 25.