One death, 61 new cases
Wise County reported 54 new COVID-19 cases between Jan. 12 and Tuesday.
According to Virginia Department of Health statistics, the county’s total number of cases since spring 2020 was 13,596 as of Tuesday, compared to 13,542 five days earlier.
Wise County’s total number of COVID deaths increased by one, from 224 to 225.
The department’s cumulative positive case count for Norton increased by seven during the same period, from 1,569 to 1,576.
The city’s total number of deaths remained at 21.
The Virginia Department of Health recently made several changes to its public reporting of COVID statistics, including no longer releasing daily updates.
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