Virginia health officials report 4,515 new coronavirus cases, 63 new deaths as of Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — On Wednesday morning, Virginia health officials announced a total of 455,591 coronavirus cases and 5,861 virus-related deaths, including 4,515 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 63 new confirmed and probable fatalities across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 369,056 cases and 5,137 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Jan. 20. However, 86,535 cases and 724 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 4,515 new COVID-19 cases, 165 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 63 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Jan. 20, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday update, more than 72,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,028 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,080 cases53 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,096 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Bath County: 236 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Bedford County: 4,563 cases114 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Bland County: 584 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 1,708 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 653 cases, 17 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Campbell County: 3,166 cases61 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Carroll County: 1,871 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 532 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Covington: 537 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Craig County: 191 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Danville: 3,181 cases, 190 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Floyd County: 642 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,045 cases, 96 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Galax: 935 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Giles County: 862 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Grayson County: 979 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Halifax County: 1,775 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Henry County: 3,419 cases, 243 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Highland County: 71 cases
  • Lexington: 757 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 5,545 cases143 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,263 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 5,917 cases129 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths
  • Nelson County: 539 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Patrick County: 951 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 3,708 cases, 141 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 1,959 cases, 90 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Radford: 1,730 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 6,240 cases, 165 hospitalizations, and 112 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 5,895 cases112 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 912 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Salem: 1,585 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Wythe County: 1,641 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths

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

Since Tuesday, Jan. 19, VDH reported 76 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, 53 in Campbell County, 46 in Bedford County, 44 in Franklin County, 35 in Roanoke City, 31 in Amherst County, 31 in Lynchburg, 29 in Pittsylvania County, 28 in Henry County, 24 in Botetourt County, 23 in Montgomery County, 19 in Halifax County, 17 in Lexington, 16 in Nelson County, 14 in Alleghany County, 14 in Danville, 13 in Giles County, 12 in Patrick County, 12 in Pulaski County, 11 in Covington, 10 in Carroll County, 10 in Wythe County, nine in Floyd County, eight in Appomattox County, eight in Rockbridge County, seven in Grayson County, six in Buena Vista, five in Charlotte County, four in Bath County, four in Radford, three in Galax, three in Salem, two in Craig County, and two in Highland County.

In addition, of the 63 new virus-related deaths reported on Wednesday, the department says 10 are from the localities listed above. More specifically, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Bedford County, one is from Botetourt County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Craig County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Lexington, one is from Pittsylvania County, and one is from Roanoke City.

Health officials say they have received 20,231 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday, which is 165 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Tuesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Wednesday, four are from Pulaski County, three are from Roanoke County, two are from Amherst County, two are from Botetourt County, two are from Lynchburg, two are from Montgomery County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Bland County, one is from Campbell County, one is from Franklin County, one is from Grayson County, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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