Virginia health officials report 2,023 new coronavirus cases, 34 new deaths as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 244,503 COVID-19 cases and 4,147 virus-related deaths as of Thursday morning, which includes 2,023 new confirmed and probable cases and 34 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 215,768 cases and 3,798 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Dec. 3. However, 28,735 cases and 349 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,023 new COVID-19 cases, 131 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 34 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Dec. 3. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 35,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 344 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Amherst County: 841 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 414 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 67 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,908 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Bland County: 214 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 802 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 281 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,230 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,002 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 287 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 175 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Craig County: 92 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,677 cases, 154 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Floyd County: 363 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,675 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 575 cases, 46 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 317 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Grayson County: 542 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Halifax County: 838 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,967 cases, 176 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 22 cases
  • Lexington: 366 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,802 cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Martinsville: 734 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 25 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,993 cases, 67 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Nelson County: 192 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 482 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,838 cases, 108 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 745 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Radford: 1,193 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,175 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 77 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 3,036 cases, 69 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 293 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 898 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Wythe County: 716 cases, 47 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths

Since Wednesday, Dec. 2, VDH reported 43 new coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, 24 in Henry County, 24 in Roanoke City, 22 in Pittsylvania County, 20 in Franklin County, 20 in Pulaski County, 18 in Roanoke County, 17 in Radford, 15 in Bedford County, 13 in Lynchburg, 10 in Bland County, 10 in Carroll County, 10 in Giles County, nine in Martinsville, eight in Amherst County, eight in Botetourt County, eight in Floyd County, eight in Wythe County, seven in Patrick County, six in Buena Vista, six in Campbell County, six in Danville, five in Covington, five in Grayson County, five in Highland County, five in Rockbridge County, four in Appomattox County, four in Halifax County, two in Craig County, two in Nelson County, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 34 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says nine are from the localities listed above. More specifically, four are from Alleghany County, two are from Wythe County, one is from Giles County, one is from Radford, and one is from Salem.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, VDH reported three less cases in Salem.

Health officials say they have received 15,014 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 131 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Alleghany County, three are from Giles County, three are from Pulaski County, two are from Grayson County, two are from Henry County, two are from Martinsville, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, one is from Franklin County, one is from Galax, one is from Lexington, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Radford, one is from Roanoke City, and one is from Wythe County.

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