VDH: 73,420 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 29 new local cases

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 73,420 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday.

The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 76,373.

VDH said there have been 1,921 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 104 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Saturday, VDH reported 7,102 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 45 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. – 18 cases / 2 hospitalizations (3 new cases / 1 new hospitalization)
Buchanan County – 54 cases / 1 hospitalization (2 new cases)
Dickenson County – 9 cases
Lee County – 32 cases / 2 hospitalizations (5 new cases / 1 new hospitalization)
Norton – 4 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Russell County – 28 cases / 6 hospitalizations (1 new hospitalization)
Scott County – 25 cases / 4 hospitalizations / 2 deaths (5 new cases / 1 new hospitalization)
Smyth County – 69 cases / 6 hospitalizations/ 1 death (6 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)
Tazewell County – 39 cases / 1 hospitalization (1 new hospitalization)
Washington County, Va. – 104 cases / 14 hospitalizations / 4 deaths (4 new cases / 1 new hospitalization)
Wise County – 52 cases / 13 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (1 new case)

On Saturday, VDH reported 29 new cases in our region, with 6 of those new cases in Smyth County alone. Seven new hospitalizations were also reported.

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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