WATCH: Dr. Morrow shares update on pandemic response within Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday morning, Dr. Cynthia Morrow with the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts discussed the latest details about the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual briefing.

This online news conference comes after the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 600 new COVID-19 cases, 60 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 17 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Tuesday, May 11.

The VDH says a number of those new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are from the following localities in the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts:

  • Alleghany County: Six new cases
  • Botetourt County: Three new cases
  • Craig County: Zero new cases
  • Roanoke City: Seven new cases and one new hospitalization
  • Roanoke County: Five new cases, one new hospitalization, and one new death
  • Salem: Two new cases and two new hospitalizations

However, since Monday, May 10, the VDH reported three less coronavirus cases in Covington.

Watch the full briefing below.

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