Montgomery County- Radford reported 196 new cases for the week, but no new deaths. The Roanoke Valley, however, had 236 new cases and five new deaths. Floyd County added 22 new cases but no deaths during the week.
The Roanoke Valley shows 398 new infections while Montgomery-Radford reported 127 in the seven days that ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Montgomery County/Radford reported more than 200 new cases and five more deaths while the Roanoke Valley had 397 new cases and eight deaths.
The Virginia Department of Health is now only publicly updating major COVID-19 information once a week and has dropped listings ot total cases for from the start of the pandemic on its dashboards. The numbers here include what we can find and verify from VDH but we also depend now on the Centers for Disease Control and other sources for data.
In the new system of reported cases just once a week, the daily rate averaged more than 1,860 new cases a day.
A day after a drop of a daily count to 1,233, Wednesday’s report shows 2,435 new cases, the level of recent reports. Pulaski also reported a new death.
Among deaths, Roanoke County reported 1 new fatality.
Good news, however, is a drop in deaths, down to just 11 in today’s report with no new fatalities in our area.