Two deaths, 32 more COVID cases reported

November 22, 2022

Wise County reported 30 new COVID-19 cases between Nov. 17 and yesterday.

According to Virginia Department of Health statistics, the county’s total number of cases since spring 2020 was 13,148 as of yesterday, compared to 13,118 four days earlier.
Wise County’s total number of COVID deaths increased by two, from 213 to 215.

The department’s cumulative positive case count for Norton increased by two, from 1,494 to 1,496.

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 1,508,943 Nov. 17 to 1,510,767 yesterday, an increase of 1,824. The number of “probable” cases in Virginia rose from 627,757 Nov. 17 to 628,992 yesterday, an increase of 1,235.
During the same period, the number of confirmed deaths increased by 25 to 18,506. The number of probable COVID-19 deaths increased by nine to 3,798.