Virginia health officials report 1,300 new coronavirus cases, 31 new deaths as of Thursday


Virginia health officials report 1,300 new coronavirus cases, 31 new deaths as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 1,300 new COVID-19 cases and 31 new virus-related deaths in Thursday morning’s update, bringing the Commonwealth’s total coronavirus count up to 581,408 confirmed and probable cases and 9,357 confirmed and probable fatalities.

This comes after the department reported a record-shattering 383 new virus-related deaths on Wednesday, March 3.

Virginia health officials confirmed 457,348 cases and 8,018 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, March 4. However, 124,060 cases and 1,339 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,300 new COVID-19 cases, 60 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 31 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of March 4, 2021. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 89,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,252 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 47 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,685 cases, 78 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,423 cases, 50 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Bath County: 245 cases, 6 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Bedford County: 5,816 cases, 155 hospitalizations, and 73 deaths
  • Bland County: 620 cases (-3), 20 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,246 cases, 52 hospitalizations, and 29 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 843 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,030 cases, 89 hospitalizations, and 63 deaths
  • Carroll County: 2,127 cases, 152 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 751 cases, 39 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • Covington: 551 cases, 22 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Craig County: 241 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Danville: 4,340 cases, 237 hospitalizations, and 112 deaths
  • Floyd County: 740 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 18 deaths
  • Franklin County: 3,729 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 57 deaths
  • Galax: 1,000 cases, 75 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,087 cases (-3), 35 hospitalizations, and 15 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,133 cases (-4), 72 hospitalizations, and 34 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,459 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,223 cases, 289 hospitalizations, and 115 deaths
  • Highland County: 97 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,122 cases, 20 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 6,932 cases, 207 hospitalizations, and 133 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,508 cases, 128 hospitalizations, and 64 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 7,916 cases, 148 hospitalizations, and 86 deaths
  • Nelson County: 778 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 9 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,210 cases, 93 hospitalizations, and 36 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 4,784 cases, 167 hospitalizations, and 69 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,328 cases (-2), 100 hospitalizations, and 55 deaths
  • Radford: 1,899 cases, 35 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 7,586 cases, 190 hospitalizations, and 157 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 7,386 cases, 134 hospitalizations, and 119 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,298 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Salem: 1,864 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 42 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,046 cases, 114 hospitalizations, and 66 deaths

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

However, between Wednesday and Thursday, the VDH reported two less cases in Pulaski County, three less cases in Bland County, three less cases in Giles County, and four less cases in Grayson County.

Health officials say they have received 24,414 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 60 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, two are from Campbell County, two are from Lynchburg, and one is from Pittsylvania County.

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