VDH: New COVID-19 death reported in Lee County, 41 new local cases

Local Coronavirus Coverage

RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 86,501 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday.

The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 89,888.

VDH said there have been 2067 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 107 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Friday, VDH reported 7,820 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. – 57 cases / 6 hospitalizations (7 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)
Buchanan County – 71 cases / 2 hospitalization (2 new cases)
Dickenson County – 22 cases / 1 hospitalization (1 new case)
Lee County – 91 cases / 7 hospitalizations/ 1 death (5 new cases/ 1 new death)
Norton – 11 cases / 2 hospitalizations (1 new case)
Russell County – 60 cases / 8 hospitalizations/ 1 death
Scott County – 51 cases / 6 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (4 new cases)
Smyth County – 107 cases / 8 hospitalizations/ 3 deaths (5 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)
Tazewell County – 87 cases / 5 hospitalizations (6 new cases)
Washington County, Va. – 170 cases / 18 hospitalizations / 4 deaths (6 new cases)
Wise County – 79 cases / 14 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (4 new cases)

On Friday, VDH reported a new COVID-19 related death in Lee County, the county’s first.

41 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Southwest Virginia.

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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