RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 1,000,694 coronavirus cases and 14,957 virus-related deaths as of Monday morning, which includes 9,473 new confirmed and probable cases and 89 new confirmed and probable deaths from around the Commonwealth since Thursday.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 734,937 cases and 12,547 deaths are related to the virus as of Monday, Dec. 13. However, 265,757 cases and 2,410 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Meanwhile, the department says the seven-day testing positivity rate for all types of COVID-19 tests has increased from 8.1 percent to 8.7 percent over the past 96 hours.

Health officials reported 9,473 new COVID-19 cases, 36 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 89 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Dec. 9, 2021 and Dec. 13, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Monday count, more than 162,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 2,353 cases (+9), 85 hospitalizations, and 85 deaths (+1)
  • Amherst County: 4,648 cases (+38), 238 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 2,603 cases (+14), 127 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Bath County: 533 cases (+5), 20 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Bedford County: 10,787 cases (+120)437 hospitalizations (+4), and 168 deaths
  • Bland County: 1,149 cases (+6), 51 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths (+1)
  • Botetourt County: 4,388 cases (+82), 98 hospitalizations, and 58 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 1,461 cases (+6), 34 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths (+1)
  • Campbell County: 7,890 cases (+82), 384 hospitalizations (+2), and 152 deaths (+1)
  • Carroll County: 4,513 cases (+40), 333 hospitalizations (+5), and 105 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 1,433 cases (+19), 86 hospitalizations (+1), and 28 deaths
  • Covington: 792 cases (+1), 33 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths (+1)
  • Craig County: 686 cases (-1), 22 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Danville: 6,611 cases (+41), 378 hospitalizations (+1), and 203 deaths (+3)
  • Floyd County: 1,650 cases (+29)52 hospitalizations (+3), and 32 deaths
  • Franklin County: 6,847 cases (+123)284 hospitalizations (+1), and 115 deaths (+1)
  • Galax: 1,681 cases (+15), 135 hospitalizations (+3), and 64 deaths
  • Giles County: 2,474 cases (+27)95 hospitalizations (+1), and 35 deaths
  • Grayson County: 2,404 cases (+51), 152 hospitalizations (+5), and 54 deaths (+1)
  • Halifax County: 4,268 cases (+50), 184 hospitalizations (+1), and 117 deaths
  • Henry County: 7,285 cases (+71), 473 hospitalizations (+1), and 189 deaths (+5)
  • Highland County: 205 cases (+3), 2 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Lexington: 1,654 cases (+4), 38 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 12,339 cases (+62), 509 hospitalizations (+2), and 199 deaths (+1)
  • Martinsville: 2,282 cases (+21), 187 hospitalizations (+1), and 94 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 12,445 cases (+89), 270 hospitalizations (+2), and 116 deaths
  • Nelson County: 1,556 cases (+37), 62 hospitalizations (+1), and 23 deaths
  • Patrick County: 2,386 cases (+22), 137 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 8,670 cases (+39), 396 hospitalizations (+2), and 134 deaths (+1)
  • Pulaski County: 4,566 cases (+46), 231 hospitalizations, and 101 deaths (+3)
  • Radford: 3,141 cases (+18), 55 hospitalizations (+1), and 36 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 13,373 cases (+189)332 hospitalizations (+1), and 258 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 13,164 cases (+120), 272 hospitalizations, and 187 deaths (+2)
  • Rockbridge County: 2,350 cases (+31), 81 hospitalizations (+1), and 67 deaths (+1)
  • Salem: 4,038 cases (+69), 102 hospitalizations, and 76 deaths (+3)
  • Wythe County: 4,936 cases (+23), 273 hospitalizations, and 114 deaths (+1)

**items in bold indicate increases or decreases in the total number of cases, hospitalizations, and/or deaths since the previous weekday**

Health officials say they have received 40,300 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Monday, which is 36 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Thursday, Dec. 9, but also 46 less hospitalizations than VDH reported on Friday, Dec. 10. This comes after health officials removed 106 hospitalizations from the dashboard on Sunday, Dec. 12.

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