Virginia health officials report 144 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new hospitalizations as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported 144 new coronavirus cases and seven new virus-related deaths as of Tuesday, bringing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 678,909 confirmed and probable cases and 11,367 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 528,533 cases and 9,597 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, June 22. However, 150,376 cases and 1,770 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 144 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new virus-related hospitalizations, and seven new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of June 22, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 103,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,371 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,981 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,621 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,657 cases, 246 hospitalizations, and 108 deaths
  • Bland County: 687 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,600 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 931 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,581 cases, 187 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,719 cases (-1), 225 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 870 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 322 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,493 cases (-3), 305 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Floyd County: 885 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,102 cases, 197 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Galax: 1,173 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,329 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,508 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,836 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,668 cases, 371 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,206 cases (-1), 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,862 cases, 345 hospitalizations, and 156 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,628 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,415 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 894 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,393 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,605 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,708 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,176 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,586 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 198 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,415 cases, 185 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,559 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,213 cases (-1), 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,723 cases, 162 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Monday, June 21, the VDH reported 18 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, five in Roanoke City, three in Campbell County, three in Pittsylvania County, two in Amherst County, two in Bedford County, two in Halifax County, two in Wythe County, one in Botetourt County, one in Buena Vista, one in Lynchburg, one in Pulaski County, and one in Rockbridge County.

In addition, of the seven new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, health officials say one is from Lexington.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Carroll County, one less case in Lexington, one less case in Salem, and three less cases in Danville.

The department has received 30,361 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 30 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

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

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