Virginia’s total COVID-19 cases climb past 230,000 while health officials report 15 new deaths as of Friday

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(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy CDC via MGN Online)

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 230,444 COVID-19 cases and 4,044 virus-related deaths as of Friday morning, including 1,544 new confirmed and probable cases and 15 new confirmed and probable fatalities from around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 205,632 cases and 3,704 deaths are related to the virus as of Friday, Nov. 27. However, 24,812 cases and 340 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,544 new COVID-19 cases, 34 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 15 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, Nov. 27. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Friday count, more than 34,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 313 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths
  • Amherst County: 791 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 394 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Bath County: 60 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,776 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Bland County: 168 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 752 cases, 33 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 255 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 1,127 cases, 37 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Carroll County: 910 cases, 63 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 280 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Covington: 141 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Craig County: 88 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Danville: 1,597 cases, 150 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Floyd County: 328 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Franklin County: 1,582 cases, 54 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Galax: 546 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 264 cases and 8 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 505 cases, 38 hospitalizations, and 21 deaths
  • Halifax County: 800 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,873 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths
  • Highland County: 16 cases
  • Lexington: 344 cases, 8 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 2,643 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Martinsville: 691 cases, 77 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 3,834 cases, 59 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Nelson County: 182 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Patrick County: 460 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 28 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,701 cases, 105 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 644 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Radford: 1,136 cases, 23 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 4,035 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 72 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 2,841 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 252 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Salem: 868 cases, 34 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Wythe County: 629 cases, 45 hospitalizations, and 7 deaths

Since Thursday, Nov. 26, VDH reported 105 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke County, 53 in Henry County, 28 in Pittsylvania County, 25 in Franklin County, 20 in Lynchburg, 19 in Roanoke City, 17 in Martinsville, 12 in Campbell County, 12 in Danville, 11 in Botetourt County, eight in Covington, seven in Montgomery County, six in Alleghany County, six in Amherst County, six in Bedford county, six in Patrick County, five in Pulaski County, five in Salem, three in Nelson County, two in Appomattox County, two in Floyd County, two in Giles County, two in Rockbridge County, one in Bland County, one in Galax, and one in Lexington.

However, between Thursday and Friday, VDH reported one less coronavirus case from Buena Vista and one less case from Carroll County.

In addition, the department reported only one new virus-related death from the localities listed above on Friday, which was from Danville.

Health officials say they have received 14,451 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Friday, which is 34 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday, but none of those newly-reported hospitalizations are from the localities listed above.

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