VDH: 39,342 COVID-19 cases in Virginia, largest increase in cases to date

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 39,342 total cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, marking the largest single-day increase in cases in the state so far.

VDH said there have been 1,236 deaths across the state along with 4,325 hospitalizations.

Tuesday saw the state’s largest single-day jump in cases, with 1,615 new cases in Virginia from Monday’s 37,727.

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One new case was reported in Buchanan County on Tuesday, but all other Southwest Virginia localities remain the same.

Bristol, Va. – 4 cases / 1 hospitalization
Buchanan County – 19 cases
Lee County – 9 cases / 1 hospitalization
Norton – 2 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Russell County – 8 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Scott County – 7 cases / 2 hospitalizations / 2 deaths
Smyth County – 15 cases / 4 hospitalizations
Tazewell County – 6 cases
Washington County, Va. – 51 cases / 8 hospitalizations / 4 deaths
Wise County – 24 cases / 10 hospitalizations / 2 deaths

For a complete county-by-county map of confirmed cases in Virginia, click here.

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

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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