VDH: 70,669 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 12 new local cases

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 70,669 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday.

The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 73,527.

VDH said there have been 1,882 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 110 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Wednesday, VDH reported 6,859 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 46 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. – 14 cases / 1 hospitalization
Buchanan County – 48 cases / 1 hospitalization (2 new cases)
Dickenson County – 7 cases (1 new case)
Lee County – 26 cases / 1 hospitalization (4 new cases)
Norton – 4 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Russell County – 26 cases / 5 hospitalizations
Scott County – 17 cases / 3 hospitalizations / 2 deaths (1 new case/1 new hospitalization)
Smyth County – 46 cases / 5 hospitalizations/ 1 death (1 new case)
Tazewell County – 34 cases (1 new case)
Washington County, Va. – 90 cases / 12 hospitalizations / 4 deaths (1 new case)
Wise County – 48 cases / 13 hospitalizations / 2 deaths (1 new case)

On Wednesday, VDH reported 12 new cases and one new hospitalization in Southwest Virginia.

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

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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