Virginia health officials report 580 new coronavirus cases, 29 new deaths as of Wednesday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — As of Wednesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 142,590 COVID-19 cases and 3,089 virus-related deaths, including 580 new confirmed and probable diagnoses and 29 new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 135,626 cases and 2,882 deaths are related to the virus as of Wednesday, Sept. 23. However, 6,964 cases and 207 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 580 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Wednesday, Sept. 23. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Wednesday report, more than 13,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 77 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 381 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 208 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Bath County: 6 cases
  • Bedford County: 718 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Bland County: 65 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 292 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 80 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 422 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Carroll County: 488 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 103 cases and 5 hospitalizations
  • Covington: 30 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 29 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Danville: 843 cases, 84 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Floyd County: 197 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Franklin County: 325 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Galax: 413 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 85 cases and 2 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 307 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Halifax County: 332 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,025 cases, 111 hospitalizations, and 20 deaths
  • Highland County: 6 cases
  • Lexington: 59 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,336 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Martinsville: 378 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 1,783 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Nelson County: 99 cases, 4 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 271 cases, 51 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 969 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 220 cases, 14 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Radford: 725 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 1,621 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 806 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 106 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 263 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Wythe County: 227 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths

Since Tuesday, Sept. 22, VDH reported 22 new cases in Roanoke County, 17 in Montgomery County, 13 in Lynchburg, 11 in Roanoke City, seven in Campbell County, seven in Radford, five in Danville, five in Franklin County, five in Pittsylvania County, four in Wythe County, three in Bedford County, two in Amherst County, two in Carroll County, two in Galax, two in Henry County, two in Lexington, two in Rockbridge County, two in Salem, and single new cases in numerous other localities.

In addition, the department reported one new virus-related death in Danville, one in Lynchburg, one in Pulaski County, and one in Roanoke City.

However, health officials reported one less case in Appomattox County, one less case and one less death in Bath County, and one less case in Pulaski County since Tuesday.

The department has reportedly received a total of 10,718 confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Wednesday. Of the newly-reported hospitalizations on Wednesday, two are from Lynchburg, one is from Bedford County, one is from Carroll County, one is from Danville, one is from Henry County, one is from Rockbridge County, and one is from Wythe County.

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