Virginia health officials report 2,007 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths as of Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Virginia health officials reported 2,007 new coronavirus cases and 18 new virus-related deaths, causing the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count to rise to 788,917 confirmed and probable cases and 11,947 confirmed and probable deaths.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 597,464 cases and 10,098 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Sept. 7. However, 191,453 cases and 1,849 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,007 new COVID-19 cases, 73 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 18 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Sept. 6, 2021 and Sept. 7, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 118,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,637 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 52 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,634 cases, 173 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,937 cases, 93 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Bath County: 324 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,963 cases310 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Bland County: 849 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 3,054 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,015 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,844 cases, 262 hospitalizations, and 116 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,170 cases, 245 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,046 cases, 70 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Covington: 666 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 421 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 5,232 cases, 332 hospitalizations (-1), and 155 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,102 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,948 cases, 223 hospitalizations, and 84 deaths
  • Galax: 1,329 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,615 cases, 61 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,732 cases, 110 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,242 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 89 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,445 cases, 407 hospitalizations, and 130 deaths
  • Highland County: 129 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,346 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,994 cases, 386 hospitalizations, and 158 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,807 cases, 180 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,375 cases, 219 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,084 cases, 48 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,704 cases, 125 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,633 cases, 310 hospitalizations, and 88 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,307 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,572 cases43 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 10,074 cases, 294 hospitalizations, and 207 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,736 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 152 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,751 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Salem: 2,654 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,469 cases, 191 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths

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

Since Monday, Sept. 6, the VDH reported 48 new COVID-19 cases in Lynchburg, 28 in Bedford County, 27 in Montgomery County, 24 in Roanoke County, 22 in Franklin County, 21 in Campbell County, 21 in Henry County, 20 in Roanoke City, 16 in Pittsylvania County, 16 in Pulaski County, 10 in Salem, nine in Botetourt County, eight in Danville, eight in Giles County, seven in Amherst County, six in Bath County, five in Alleghany County, five in Bland County, five in Floyd County, five in Galax, five in Grayson County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Craig County, four in Martinsville, four in Wythe County, three in Appomattox County, three in Covington, three in Nelson County, two in Buena Vista, two in Carroll County, two in Charlotte County, two in Halifax County, two in Radford, one in Lexington, and one in Patrick County.

In addition, of the 18 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, health officials say one is from Lynchburg, one is from Martinsville, and one is from Nelson County.

The department has received 34,312 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 73 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Radford, and one is from Roanoke County.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, the VDH reported one less hospitalization in Danville.

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