Virginia’s total coronavirus count increases by 180 cases, 55 hospitalizations on Friday, VDH says

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — In Friday morning’s update, Virginia health officials reported 180 new coronavirus cases and four new virus-related deaths, which brings the Commonwealth’s total COVID-19 count up to 680,744 confirmed and probable cases and 11,423 confirmed and probable fatalities.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 529,770 cases and 9,642 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, July 2. However, 150,974 cases and 1,781 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 180 new coronavirus cases, 55 new virus-related hospitalizations, and four new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of July 2, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 103,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,383 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,988 cases, 129 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,627 cases73 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford County: 6,684 cases, 250 hospitalizations, and 109 deaths
  • Bland County: 689 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,609 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 937 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,981 cases (-2), 210 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,719 cases, 226 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 872 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Craig County: 326 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Danville: 4,500 cases, 310 hospitalizations, and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 885 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,114 cases, 198 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths
  • Galax: 1,174 cases, 97 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,335 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,513 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,840 cases, 81 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,675 cases, 373 hospitalizations, and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,206 cases, 29 hospitalizations, and 33 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,483 cases, 325 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,629 cases, 169 hospitalizations, and 79 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,430 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 98 deaths
  • Nelson County: 892 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,404 cases, 115 hospitalizations, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,634 cases, 270 hospitalizations, and 83 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,726 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,179 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,617 cases, 263 hospitalizations, and 199 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,440 cases, 188 hospitalizations, and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,570 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,217 cases, 74 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,739 cases, 166 hospitalizations, and 81 deaths

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

Since Thursday, July 1, the VDH reported four new COVID-19 cases in Roanoke County, three in Bedford County, three in Danville, three in Franklin County, two in Alleghany County, two in Appomattox County, two in Botetourt County, two in Henry County, two in Lynchburg, two in Roanoke City, one in Amherst County, one in Buena Vista, one in Craig County, one in Giles County, one in Pittsylvania County, one in Pulaski County, one in Rockbridge County, and one in Wythe County.

However, between Thursday and Friday, the department reported two less coronavirus cases in Campbell County.

Health officials say they have received 30,565 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 55 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Friday, two are from Roanoke County, one is from Appomattox County, one is from Danville, and one is from Henry County.

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