VDH: New COVID-19 deaths reported in Buchanan, Washington counties; 61 new local cases

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 97,712 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday.

The total case number of probable cases in Virginia is 101,745.

VDH said there have been 2,232 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 112 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Tuesday, VDH reported 8,407 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 51 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. – 88 cases / 7 hospitalizations (8 new cases)
Buchanan County – 80 cases / 4 hospitalizations/ 1 death (1 new hospitalization/ 1 new death)
Dickenson County – 48 cases / 4 hospitalizations / 1 death (5 new cases)
Lee County – 125 cases / 9 hospitalizations/ 1 death (4 new cases)
Norton – 21 cases / 2 hospitalizations (2 new case)
Russell County – 130 cases / 12 hospitalizations / 2 deaths (2 new cases)
Scott County – 111 cases / 9 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (9 new cases)
Smyth County – 151 cases / 11 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (1 new cases/ 1 new hospitalization)
Tazewell County – 122 cases / 8 hospitalizations (3 new cases)
Washington County, Va. – 231 cases / 21 hospitalizations / 6 deaths (1 new death)
Wise County – 168 cases / 20 hospitalizations / 3 deaths (27 new cases/ 4 new hospitalizations)

On Tuesday, VDH reported 61 new cases in Southwest Virginia, 27 of which were reported in Wise County.

Buchanan County reported its first COVID-19 related death.

Washington County also reported a new death, bringing the county’s total to 6.

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

For full coverage of the entire Commonwealth of Virginia, click HERE.

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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