Virginia health officials report 1,550 new COVID-19 cases, 96 new hospitalizations as of Wednesday

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(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 1,550 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 629,155 confirmed and probable cases and 10,415 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 490,958 cases and 8,719 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, April 7. However, 138,197 cases and 1,696 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,550 new COVID-19 cases, 96 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 14 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of April 7, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to the VDH’s dashboard refresh on Wednesday, more than 96,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,277 cases, 58 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,809 cases109 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,488 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Bath County: 254 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,127 cases, 199 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Bland County: 651 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,438 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 869 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,250 cases139 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,364 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 65 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 803 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Covington: 575 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Craig County: 280 cases14 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,194 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 127 deaths
  • Floyd County: 807 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,900 cases, 146 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Galax: 1,065 cases (-1), 84 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,177 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,248 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,698 cases73 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,404 cases (-1), 315 hospitalizations, and 121 deaths
  • Highland County: 108 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,153 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,304 cases292 hospitalizations, and 142 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,557 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 8,907 cases, 159 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Nelson County: 874 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,287 cases, 99 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,360 cases, 221 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths (-1)
  • Pulaski County: 2,481 cases, 113 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Radford: 2,030 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,089 cases, 228 hospitalizations, and 183 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,866 cases, 148 hospitalizations, and 132 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,460 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 46 deaths
  • Salem: 1,996 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,403 cases130 hospitalizations, and 75 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, April 6, the VDH reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 20 in Roanoke City, 15 in Campbell County, 15 in franklin County, 14 in Roanoke County, 12 in Carroll County, 11 in Montgomery County, 10 in Bedford County, six in Pittsylvania County, five in Amherst County, five in Danville, five in Pulaski County, four in Bland County, four in Botetourt County, four in Grayson County, four in Patrick County, three in Craig County, three in Salem, three in Wythe County, two in Halifax County, two in Radford, two in Rockbridge County, one in Bath County, one in Charlotte County, one in Floyd County, one in Lexington, and one in Nelson County.

In addition, of the 14 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says two are from Danville, one is from Lexington, and one is from Roanoke County.

However, between Tuesday and Wednesday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus death in Pittsylvania County, as well as one less case in Galax and one less case in Henry County.

Health officials say they have received 26,911 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 96 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, two are from Carroll County, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Amherst County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Craig County, one is from Danville, one is from Giles County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Lynchburg, and one is from Wythe County.

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