Area sees 99 new cases in four days

June 21, 2022

Wise County saw 97 new COVID-19 cases between last Thursday and yesterday.

The county’s total number of COVID cases since spring 2020 increased from 10,681 to 10,778 in four days.
The county’s total number of COVID-related deaths remained at 200.

The health department’s cumulative positive case count for Norton increased by two between Thursday and yesterday, from 1,360 to 1,362.
The number of total deaths in the city remained at 22.

Statewide, the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began rose from 1,310,258 Thursday to 1,316,349 yesterday, an increase of 6,091. The number of cases deemed “probable” rose from 522,390 Thursday to 525,437 yesterday, an increase of 3,047.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Virginia increased by six to 17,078.
However, the number of probable COVID-19 deaths was revised down by one to 3,377.