UPDATE: Virginia surpasses 750K total COVID-19 cases Thursday with 3,491 new cases, 120 new hospitalizations, VDH says

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UPDATE 4:13 p.m.: The VDH has updated its coronavirus dashboard since Thursday morning, changing the total and new numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths around the Commonwealth.

Now, health officials are reporting 3,491 new coronavirus cases, 120 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 14 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday.

Health officials reported 3,491 new COVID-19 cases, 120 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 14 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Aug. 26. 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 751,133 coronavirus cases and 11,730 virus-related deaths as of Thursday morning, including 3,492 new confirmed and probable cases — the largest single-day case spike since Feb. 11 — and 15 new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 573,870 cases and 9,906 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Aug. 26. However, 177,263 cases and 1,824 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 3,492 new COVID-19 cases, 121 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 112,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,498 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 51 deaths
  • Amherst County: 3,339 cases, 157 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,818 cases, 83 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 290 cases, 12 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 7,417 cases, 290 hospitalizations, and 112 deaths
  • Bland County: 770 cases36 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,913 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 973 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 5,518 cases, 247 hospitalizations, and 111 deaths
  • Carroll County: 3,007 cases, 238 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 970 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 640 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 391 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,983 cases, 332 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
  • Floyd County: 1,008 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,625 cases, 216 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Galax: 1,244 cases, 100 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,468 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,637 cases, 109 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Halifax County: 3,128 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths
  • Henry County: 5,103 cases, 402 hospitalizations, and 126 deaths
  • Highland County: 124 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,287 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 8,183 cases, 369 hospitalizations, and 153 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,735 cases177 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,923 cases, 205 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Nelson County: 998 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,592 cases, 124 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 6,316 cases, 297 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 3,098 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Radford: 2,427 cases, 42 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 9,592 cases, 289 hospitalizations, and 206 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 9,402 cases212 hospitalizations, and 150 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,672 cases, 60 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,490 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 3,265 cases, 189 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths

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

Since Wednesday, Aug. 25, the VDH reported 40 new COVID-19 cases in Amherst County, 38 in Bedford County, 36 in Franklin County, 36 in Roanoke City, 33 in Lynchburg, 32 in Henry County, 32 in Pittsylvania County, 32 in Roanoke County, 30 in Montgomery County, 29 in Danville, 28 in Campbell County, 23 in Wythe County, 21 in Carroll County, 17 in Halifax County, 17 in Patrick County, 16 in Pulaski County, 11 in Appomattox County, 11 in Botetourt County, 11 in Giles County, 11 in Grayson County, 10 in Salem, nine in Bland County, eight in Alleghany County, eight in Nelson County, eight in Rockbridge County, seven in Charlotte County, seven in Radford, six in Lexington, four in Buena Vista, four in Floyd County, three in Bath County, two in Galax, and two in Martinsville.

In addition, of the 15 new virus-related deaths reported on Thursday, health officials say two are from Pulaski County and one is from Halifax County.

The department has received 33,217 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 121 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Halifax County, three are from Roanoke County, two are from Pulaski County, one is from Bland County, one is from Henry County, one is from Martinsville, one is from Montgomery County, and one is from Roanoke City.

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