VDH: 3 new COVID-19 deaths in SWVA, Virginia passes 200,000 confirmed cases statewide

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Southwest Virginia’s 14-day average of daily recorded COVID-19 deaths hit a new high Nov. 24.

RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – Southwest Virginia counties reported 82 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Tuesday according to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). 

Washington, Smyth and Scott Counties all reported one new death each on Tuesday. The region reached its highest 14-day average of daily deaths since the pandemic began.

Tazewell County reported the most new cases on Tuesday with an increase of 21 new cases since Monday.

Statewide, VDH reported 200,284 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth on Tuesday.

According to VDH, the total number of confirmed and probable cases is 223,582.

VDH reports there have been 3,660 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state.

VDH reported Tuesday morning that there are 13,939 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 273 probable virus-related hospitalizations.

Note: VDH does not report whether cases are active or recovered. County and community case totals can include active, recovered, confirmed and probable cases.

Bristol, Va. – 497 cases / 26 hospitalizations/ 7 deaths (8 new cases)
Buchanan County – 389 cases / 19 hospitalizations/ 5 deaths (1 new case)
Dickenson County – 249 cases / 12 hospitalizations/ 1 death (3 new cases)
Lee County – 831 cases / 43 hospitalizations/ 12 deaths (3 new cases)
Norton – 75 cases / 5 hospitalizations (4 new cases)
Russell County – 745 cases / 55 hospitalizations / 9 deaths
Scott County – 727 cases / 49 hospitalizations / 13 deaths (4 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization/ 1 new death)
Smyth County – 970 cases / 68 hospitalizations / 37 deaths (19 new cases/ 2 new hospitalizations/ 1 new death)
Tazewell County – 953 cases/ 43 hospitalizations/ 7 deaths (21 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)
Washington County, Va. – 1,621 cases / 117 hospitalizations / 30 deaths (11 new cases/ 1 new death)
Wise County – 1,146 cases / 60 hospitalizations / 36 deaths (8 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)

The Virginia Department of Health does not report recoveries from the virus.

For full coverage of the entire Commonwealth of Virginia, click HERE.

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