County: 39 cases in a week

November 19, 2022

Wise County reported 39 new COVID-19 cases between Nov. 10 and Friday.

According to Virginia Department of Health statistics, the county’s total number of cases since spring 2020 was 13,118 as of Friday, compared to 13,079 one week earlier.
Wise County’s total number of COVID deaths remained at 213.

The department’s cumulative positive case count for Norton remained at 1,494. The city’s total number of deaths remained at 20.

The health department reports that statewide, the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began rose from 1,505,238 Nov. 10 to 1,508,943 Friday, an increase of 3,705. The number of “probable” cases in Virginia rose from 625,511 Nov. 10 to 627,757 Friday, an increase of 2,246.
During the same period, the number of confirmed deaths increased by 34 to 18,481. The number of probable COVID-19 deaths increased by four to 3,789.