Local COVID-19 daily update


COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 (Updated by 12:30 p.m. each day):

There have been three new deaths in Pittsylvania County due to COVID in the past 24 hours.

All total, there have been 38 deaths in Danville, 31 in Henry County, 26 in Patrick County, 23 in Martinsville, 17 in Rockingham County, 15 in Pittsylvania County, and four in Franklin County.

There have been 23 new cases in Pittsylvania County, 20 in Rockingham County, 19 in Franklin County, 10 in Danville, nine in Henry County, four in Martinsville, and two in Patrick County.

A look at the numbers… the number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia is 166,138, an increase of 900 since yesterday. North Carolina is at 246,028, an increase of 2,303. There have been 1,690 cases in Rockingham County, 1,246 cases in Henry County, 1,218 in Pittsylvania County, 1,123 cases in Danville, 656 in Franklin County, 455 in the city of Martinsville, and 301 in Patrick County. Nationwide we are at 8,143,348 with 219,173 deaths. 1 in 40 people in the U.S. and 1 in 37 in Martinsville and Henry County have been confirmed as having tested positive for the virus. 1 in 37 people in the U.S. who contract COVID-19 die. In Martinsville and Henry County that number is 1 in 31.