VDH: 66,095 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 14 new cases across Southwest Virginia


RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 66,095 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday.

The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 68,931.

VDH said there have been 1,853 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 105 probable COVID-19 deaths.

On Friday, VDH reported 6,632 confirmed hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and 43 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. – 10 cases / 1 hospitalization
Buchanan County – 39 cases
Dickenson County – 5 cases
Lee County – 17 cases / 1 hospitalization
Norton – 4 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Russell County – 18 cases / 2 hospitalizations
Scott County – 11 cases / 2 hospitalizations / 2 deaths
Smyth County – 43 cases / 5 hospitalizations/ 1 death
Tazewell County – 24 cases
Washington County, Va. – 76 cases / 8 hospitalizations / 4 deaths
Wise County – 36 cases / 12 hospitalizations / 2 deaths

On Friday, VDH reported two new cases in Bristol and Lee, Washington and Wise counties.

Buchanan, Tazewell and Smyth counties each reported one new case.

Russell County reported the largest increase with three 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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