Local COVID-19 daily update


COVID-19 Numbers for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 (Updated by 12:30 p.m. each day):

There has been one new COVID related death in Danville in the past 24 hours.

All total, there have been 43 deaths in Danville, 31 in Henry County, 27 in Patrick County, 24 in Martinsville, 19 in Rockingham County, 17 in Pittsylvania County, and six in Franklin County.

There have been 29 new cases in Franklin County, 24 in Rockingham County, 23 in Pittsylvania County, 17 in Danville, six in Henry County, one in Martinsville, and none in Patrick County,

A look at the numbers… the number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia is 176,754, an increase of 1,345 since yesterday. North Carolina is at 260,099, an increase of 3,784. There have been 1,956 cases in Rockingham County, 1,326 cases in Henry County, 1,307 in Pittsylvania County, 1,201 cases in Danville, 846 in Franklin County, 483 in the city of Martinsville, and 320 in Patrick County. Nationwide we are at 8,851,528 with 226,681 deaths. 1 in 37 people in the U.S. and 1 in 35 in Martinsville and Henry County have been confirmed as having tested positive for the virus. 1 in 39 people in the U.S. who contract COVID-19 die. In Martinsville and Henry County that number is 1 in 32.