VDH Wednesday update: 412 new COVID-19 cases, eight new deaths reported

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported a total of 683,614 coronavirus cases and 11,467 virus-related deaths, which includes 412 new confirmed and probable cases — the largest single-day increase in cases since May 25 — and eight new confirmed and probable fatalities from across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 531,519 cases and 9,680 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, July 14. However, 152,095 cases and 1,787 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 412 new COVID-19 cases, 29 new virus-related hospitalizations, and eight new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 14, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday count, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,392 cases70 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,002 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,632 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,712 cases, 252 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Bland County: 692 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,635 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 935 cases (-3), 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,008 cases, 212 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,730 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 876 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 614 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 329 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,505 cases, 315 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Floyd County: 885 cases (-2), 30 hospitalizations (-1), and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,129 cases, 200 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Galax: 1,170 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,338 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,519 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,846 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,687 cases, 377 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 111 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,204 cases (-1), 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,515 cases, 328 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,633 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,438 cases192 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Nelson County: 893 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,417 cases, 119 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,670 cases, 274 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,741 cases135 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Radford: 2,190 cases (-1), 40 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,681 cases, 266 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,505 cases193 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,581 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,233 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,748 cases, 173 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous day’s totals**

Since Tuesday, July 13, the VDH reported 14 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, eight in Pittsylvania County, seven in Lynchburg, seven in Roanoke City, six in Bedford County, six in Roanoke County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Botetourt County, four in Campbell County, three in Danville, two in Franklin County, two in Pulaski County, two in Salem, two in Wythe County, one in Alleghany County, one in Amherst County, one in Bland County, one in Carroll County, one in Craig County, one in Grayson County, one in Henry County, and one in Nelson County.

In addition, of the eight new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says two are from Patrick County and one is from Carroll County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Lexington, one less case in Radford, two less cases and one less hospitalization in Floyd County, and three less cases in Buena Vista.

Health officials say they have received 30,900 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 29 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, two are from Alleghany County, one is from Bland County, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pulaski Count, and one is from Roanoke County.

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