VDH Wednesday update: 2,071 new coronavirus cases, 25 new deaths reported around Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 208,833 COVID-19 cases and 3,860 virus-related deaths as of Wednesday, which includes 2,071 new confirmed and probable cases and 25 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 188,853 cases and 3,569 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Nov. 18. However, 19,980 cases and 291 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,071 new COVID-19 cases and 25 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Wednesday, Nov. 18. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday report, more than 29,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 245 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Amherst County: 693 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 358 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 45 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,596 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Bland County: 110 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 638 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 194 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 962 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 786 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 262 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Covington: 106 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Craig County: 74 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,461 cases, 139 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Floyd County: 296 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,291 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Galax: 509 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 210 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 463 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Halifax County: 751 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,637 cases, 163 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Highland County: 14 cases
  • Lexington: 308 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,387 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Martinsville: 578 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,502 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Nelson County: 154 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 406 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,548 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 460 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Radford: 1,053 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 3,585 cases, 122 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,292 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 212 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 742 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Wythe County: 504 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Tuesday, Nov. 17, VDH reported 139 new cases in Roanoke County, 73 in Montgomery County, 50 in Roanoke City, 23 in Pulaski County, 166 in Franklin County, 16 in Henry County, 14 in Radford, 13 in Lynchburg, 12 in Bedford County, 10 in Floyd County, nine in Carroll County, nine in Pittsylvania County, eight in Botetourt County, eight in Danville, eight in Wythe County, six in Campbell County, five in Buena Vista, five in Halifax County, five in Rockbridge County, three in Appomattox County, three in Bath County, three in Bland County, three in Charlotte County, three in Covington, three in Galax, three in Giles County, two in Amherst County, two in Grayson County, two in Martinsville, two in Patrick County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 25 new virus-related deaths reported in Virginia on Wednesday, the department says three are from Roanoke City, two are from Montgomery County, and one is from Roanoke County.

Health officials say they have received 13,707 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 99 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of those newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, four are from Danville, three are from Halifax County, three are from Montgomery County, two are from Martinsville, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Giles County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, VDH reported one less case and one less hospitalization from Alleghany County, as well as one less death from Rockbridge County.

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