Virginia health officials report 2,544 new COVID-19 cases, 37 new deaths as of Tuesday

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Tuesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 2,544 new COVID-19 cases and 37 new virus-related deaths, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 223,582 confirmed and probable cases and 3,979 confirmed and probable fatalities.

Virginia health officials confirmed 200,284 cases and 3,660 deaths are related to the virus as of Tuesday, Nov. 24. However, 23,298 cases and 319 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 2,544 new COVID-19 cases, 116 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 37 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, Nov. 24. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Tuesday tally, more than 30,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 293 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 755 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 383 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 59 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,742 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Bland County: 156 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 712 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 242 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,081 cases, 36 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 882 cases, 62 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 278 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 124 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Craig County: 85 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,548 cases, 145 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Floyd County: 317 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,469 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Galax: 537 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 246 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 493 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Halifax County: 790 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,766 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 16 cases
  • Lexington: 335 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,559 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Martinsville: 658 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,758 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Nelson County: 172 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 435 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,619 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 596 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Radford: 1,112 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 3,931 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,668 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 236 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 841 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Wythe County: 587 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Monday, Nov. 23, VDH reported 57 new cases in Pulaski County, 51 in Roanoke City, 48 in Montgomery County, 39 in Bland County, 29 in Lynchburg, 25 in Bedford County, 24 in Roanoke County, 22 in Henry County, 20 in Amherst County, 20 in Carroll County, 19 in Franklin County, 18 in Wythe County, 16 in Campbell County, 14 in Martinsville, 13 in Alleghany County, 12 in Danville, 12 in Pittsylvania County, 11 in Salem, 10 in Giles County, 10 in Patrick County, nine in Radford, six in Charlotte County, five in Botetourt County, five in Grayson County, four in Appomattox County, four in Buena Vista, four in Floyd County, four in Galax, three in Covington, two in Craig County, two in Halifax County, two in Highland County, tow in Lexington, and single new cases in several other localities.

In addition, of the 37 new virus-related deaths reported on Tuesday, the department says 15 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, three are from Franklin County, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Charlotte County, one is from Covington, one is from Craig County, one is from Henry County, one is from Montgomery County, one is from Radford, and one is from Salem.

The new deaths from Covington and Craig County mark the first coronavirus deaths reported from those localities.

Health officials say they have received 14,212 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Tuesday, which is 116 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Monday.

Of these newly reported hospitalizations from Tuesday, five are from Bedford County, three are from Pulaski County, two are from Bland County, two are from Campbell County, two are from Danville, two are from Henry County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Wythe County, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Amherst County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Covington, one is from Franklin County, one is from Lexington, one is from Pittsylvania County, one is from Radford, and one is from Roanoke City.

However, between Monday and Tuesday, VDH reported one less virus-related hospitalization in Roanoke County.

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