Area sees 46 more cases

June 17, 2022

Wise County saw 42 new COVID-19 cases between Monday and yesterday.

The county’s total number of COVID cases since spring 2020 increased from 10,639 to 10,681 in three 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 four between Monday and yesterday, from 1,356 to 1,360.

The number of total deaths in the city remained at 22.

Statewide, the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began rose from 1,305,021 Monday to 1,310,258 yesterday, an increase of 5,237. The number of cases deemed “probable” rose from 519,639 Monday to 522,390 yesterday, an increase of 2,751.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Virginia increased by 12 to 17,072. However, the number of probable COVID-19 deaths was revised down by three to 3,378.