RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Thursday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 797,348 coronavirus cases and 12,010 virus-related deaths, which includes 3,952 new confirmed and probable cases and 33 new confirmed and probable deaths around the Commonwealth.
Virginia health officials confirmed 603,017 cases and 10,149 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Sept. 9. However, 194,331 cases and 1,861 deaths are still reported as “probable.”
According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:
- Alleghany County: 1,672 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
- Amherst County: 3,738 cases, 177 hospitalizations, and 44 deaths
- Appomattox County: 1,971 cases, 93 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
- Bath County: 327 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
- Bedford County: 8,137 cases, 314 hospitalizations, and 116 deaths
- Bland County: 872 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
- Botetourt County: 3,088 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
- Buena Vista: 1,029 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
- Campbell County: 5,968 cases, 274 hospitalizations, and 118 deaths
- Carroll County: 3,192 cases, 245 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
- Charlotte County: 1,056 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
- Covington: 665 cases (-1), 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
- Craig County: 431 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
- Danville: 5,350 cases, 333 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
- Floyd County: 1,122 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
- Franklin County: 5,020 cases, 224 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
- Galax: 1,336 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
- Giles County: 1,664 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
- Grayson County: 1,751 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
- Halifax County: 3,271 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
- Henry County: 5,495 cases, 407 hospitalizations, and 131 deaths
- Highland County: 137 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
- Lexington: 1,367 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
- Lynchburg: 9,338 cases, 390 hospitalizations, and 160 deaths
- Martinsville: 1,814 cases, 180 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
- Montgomery County: 10,473 cases, 221 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
- Nelson County: 1,106 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
- Patrick County: 1,735 cases, 126 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
- Pittsylvania County: 6,756 cases, 312 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
- Pulaski County: 3,327 cases, 156 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
- Radford: 2,601 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
- Roanoke City: 10,182 cases, 295 hospitalizations, and 208 deaths
- Roanoke County: 9,857 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 152 deaths
- Rockbridge County: 1,772 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
- Salem: 2,695 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
- Wythe County: 3,530 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths
**items in bold indicate new cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths from previous weekday’s totals**
Since Wednesday, Sept. 8, the VDH reported 217 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 116 in Bedford County, 91 in Pittsylvania County, 85 in Amherst County, 76 in Campbell County, 66 in Danville, 55 in Roanoke County, 50 in Roanoke City, 28 in Appomattox County, 27 in Montgomery County, 27 in Wythe County, 19 in Franklin County, 18 in Alleghany County, 18 in Giles County, 18 in Henry County, 16 in Patrick County, 15 in Bland County, 15 in Botetourt County, 15 in Carroll County, 15 in Floyd County, 15 in Nelson County, 14 in Pulaski County, 12 in Halifax County, 12 in Salem, 11 in Rockbridge County, nine in Lexington, eight in Buena Vista, seven in Charlotte County, four in Martinsville, three in Radford, two in Bath County, two in Craig County, two in Highland County, one in Galax, and one in Grayson County.
The department reported record-high new case numbers in the Central Virginia Health District on Thursday, with the highest single-day case increase being reported in Campbell County since June, the highest in Appomattox County since April, the highest in Amherst County and Bedford County since January, and the highest in Lynchburg for the entire pandemic.
However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Covington.
In addition, of the 33 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say nine are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Campbell County, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Amherst County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Henry County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Wythe County.
The department has received 34,574 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 125 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.
Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, 12 are from Campbell County, four are from Amherst County, four are from Bedford County, four are from Lynchburg, three are from Wythe County, two are from Pittsylvania County, two are from Pulaski County, two are from Radford, one is from Danville, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Giles County, one is from Grayson County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Patrick County.
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