VDH: 66,963 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 13 new local cases

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 66,963 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday.

The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 69,782.

VDH said there have been 1,857 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 105 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Saturday, VDH reported 6,663 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 44 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. – 12 cases / 1 hospitalization
Buchanan County – 39 cases / 1 hospitalization
Dickenson County – 5 cases
Lee County – 17 cases / 1 hospitalization
Norton – 4 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Russell County – 21 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Scott County – 11 cases / 2 hospitalizations / 2 deaths
Smyth County – 43 cases / 5 hospitalizations/ 1 death
Tazewell County – 26 cases
Washington County, Va. – 80 cases / 9 hospitalizations / 4 deaths
Wise County – 38 cases / 12 hospitalizations / 2 deaths

On Saturday, VDH reported two new cases in Bristol and Tazewell, and Wise counties.

Russell County reported three new cases on Saturday.

Washington County reported the largest increase with four new cases.

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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