Health officials confirm 54 new COVID-19 cases; eight new virus-related deaths in Sunday’s update

RICHMOND, Virginia (WFXR) – On Sunday morning, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported a total of 678,649 COVID-19 cases and 11,351 virus-related deaths, including 54 new confirmed and probable cases and eight new confirmed and probable deaths from across the Commonwealth.

Virginia health officials confirmed 528,307 cases and 9,582 deaths related to the virus as of Sunday June 20. However, 150,342 cases and 1,769 deaths are still reported as “likely”.

According to Sunday counting of the VDH, more than 103,000 cases have been reported from the following locations in Southwest and Central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 1,371 cases, 64 hospitalizations, and 49 deaths
  • Amherst County: 2,979 cases, 127 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 1,621 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Bath County: 274 cases, 10 hospital admissions, and 11 deaths
  • Bedford District: 6,655 cases (-1), 245 hospital admissions and 108 deaths
  • Bland County: 687 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 2,598 cases, 66 hospitalizations, and 38 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 930 cases, 25 hospitalizations, and 22 deaths
  • Campbell County: 4,578 cases, 187 hospitalizations, and 87 deaths
  • County Carroll: 2,720 cases (-1), 225 hospital admissions and 79 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 870 cases, 56 hospital admissions, and 21 deaths
  • Covington: 611 cases, 32 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths
  • County Craig: 322 cases (-1), 18 hospital stays and 6 deaths death
  • Danville: 4,496 cases (-1), 305 hospital admissions and 141 deaths
  • Floyd County: 885 cases, 31 hospital admissions, and 23 deaths
  • Franklin County: 4,102 cases, 197 hospitalizations, and 80 deaths
  • Galax: 1,173 cases, 95 hospitalizations, and 53 deaths
  • Giles County: 1,323 cases, 51 hospital admissions and 22 deaths
  • Grayson County: 1,508 cases, 101 hospitalizations, and 37 deaths
  • Halifax County: 2,834 cases, 80 hospitalizations, and 78 deaths
  • Henry County: 4,666 cases, 371 hospital admissions and 124 deaths
  • Highland County: 110 cases, 1 hospitalization, and 1 death
  • Lexington: 1,207 cases, 28 hospitalizations, and 32 deaths
  • Lynchburg: 7,860 cases, 345 hospitalizations and 156 deaths
  • Martinsville: 1,628 cases, 166 hospital admissions and 78 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 9,415 cases, 193 hospitalizations, and 96 deaths
  • Nelson County: 893 cases, 41 hospital admissions, and 13 deaths
  • Patrick County: 1,393 cases, 112 hospital admissions, and 43 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 5,602 cases, 261 hospitalizations, and 82 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 2,705 cases, 131 hospitalizations, and 62 deaths
  • Radford: 2,176 cases, 40 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Roanoke City: 8,580 cases (-1), 262 hospital admissions and 198 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 8,395 cases, 185 hospital admissions and 147 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 1,558 cases, 55 hospitalizations, and 48 deaths
  • Salem: 2,214 cases, 73 hospitalizations, and 50 deaths
  • Wythe County: 2,719 cases, 162 hospital admissions and 81 deaths

** Items in bold indicate new cases, hospital admissions, and / or deaths versus previous day totals **

Since Saturday, June 19, the VDH has reported only a small increase in local cases, and no point has reported an increase of more than five new cases.

VDH reported eight new virus-related deaths in Virginia on Sunday; however, none of them were from our area.

Health officials say they had received a total of 30,317 records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations in Virginia by Sunday, 14 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Saturday; However, there were no new reports of virus-related hospital admissions in our area during Sunday’s update.

The VDH reported some revisions of the press release from the previous day. These revisions are described below.

Total number of cases

  • Bedford County reported one less case
  • Carroll County has reported one less case
  • Craig County reported one less case
  • Danville reported one less case
  • Roanoke City has reported one less case

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