Virginia health officials report 666 new COVID-19 cases, 11 new hospitalizations as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 687,550 COVID-19 cases and 11,493 virus-related deaths as of Thursday, including 666 new confirmed and probable cases and two new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 533,967 cases and 9,700 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, July 22. However, 153,583 cases and 1,793 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 666 new COVID-19 cases, 11 new virus-related hospitalizations, and two new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 22, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 104,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,402 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,019 cases, 130 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,637 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 276 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,766 cases, 254 hospitalizations, and 110 deaths
  • Bland County: 694 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,681 cases, 68 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 938 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,044 cases214 hospitalizations, and 103 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,740 cases, 224 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 886 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 617 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 337 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,522 cases, 319 hospitalizations, and 143 deaths
  • Floyd County: 890 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,149 cases, 201 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,171 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,336 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,533 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 39 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,858 cases83 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,705 cases, 378 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 111 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,206 cases (-1), 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,556 cases, 328 hospitalizations (-1), and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,634 cases, 170 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,461 cases193 hospitalizations, and 95 deaths
  • Nelson County: 889 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,423 cases, 120 hospitalizations, and 45 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,718 cases, 279 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,754 cases, 135 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Radford: 2,194 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,771 cases, 269 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,593 cases, 194 hospitalizations, and 148 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,583 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,252 cases, 76 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,752 cases, 174 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, July 21, the VDH reported 16 new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke City, eight in Roanoke County, seven in Bedford County, seven in Botetourt County, six in Montgomery County, six in Pittsylvania County, four in Campbell County, four in Carroll County, four in Halifax County, four in Henry County, four in Lynchburg, four in Pulaski County, three in Covington, three in Franklin County, three in Salem, two in Alleghany County, two in Danville, two in Wythe County, one in Amherst County, one in Buena Vista, one in Craig County, one in Floyd County, one in Galax, one in Grayson County, and one in Radford.

In addition, of the two new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, the department says one is from Danville.

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported one less coronavirus case in Lexington and one less hospitalization in Lynchburg.

Health officials say they have received 31,048 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 11 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, two are from Campbell County, two are from Danville, one is from Amherst County, one is from Halifax County, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Salem.

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