VDH’s Tuesday tally includes 721 new COVID-19 cases, 42 new hospitalizations

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 721 new COVID-19 cases — the largest single-day spike in cases since May 8 — and four new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 686,206 confirmed and probable cases and 11,487 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 533,160 cases and 9,695 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, July 20. However, 153,046 cases and 1,792 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 721 new COVID-19 cases, 42 new virus-related hospitalizations, and four new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 20, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

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

  • Alleghany County: 1,399 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,013 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,636 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 275 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,746 cases254 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Bland County: 694 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,667 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 936 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,033 cases, 212 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,732 cases, 223 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 885 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 614 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 336 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,519 cases, 317 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Floyd County: 889 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,145 cases, 201 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,170 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,335 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,532 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,852 cases, 82 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,696 cases, 378 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 111 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,541 cases, 329 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,634 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,451 cases, 192 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases (-2), 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,423 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,701 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,747 cases (-1), 135 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Radford: 2,191 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,735 cases, 267 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,565 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,584 cases (-1), 59 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,248 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,749 cases, 174 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Monday, July 19, the VDH reported 33 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 24 in Roanoke City, 16 in Botetourt County, 14 in Lynchburg, 11 in Pittsylvania County, 10 in Bedford County, 10 in Danville, seven in Campbell County, five in Salem, four in Amherst County, four in Carroll County, four in Montgomery County, three in Alleghany County, three in Appomattox County, three in Franklin County, three in Henry County, two in Halifax County, two in Wythe County, one in Charlotte County, one in Craig County, one in Lexington, one in Patrick County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the four new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says one is from Patrick County, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Pulaski County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported two less coronavirus cases in Nelson County, one less case in Pulaski County, and one less case in Rockbridge County.

Health officials say they have received 31,019 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 42 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Patrick County, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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