Local COVID-19 daily update


COVID-19 Numbers for Friday, Jan. 22, 2020

There have been 5 new deaths in the region in the past 24 hours: 2 in Franklin County, 1 in Martinsville, 1 in Pittsylvania County and 1 in Danville.

All total, there have been 65 deaths in Henry County, 64 in Danville, 43 in Pittsylvania County, 31 in Franklin County, 30 in Martinsville, and 28 in Patrick County.

In the past 24 hours there have been 26 new cases in Henry County, 23 in Franklin County, 19 in Pittsylvania County, 15 in Danville, 14 in Patrick County, and 4 in Martinsville.

A look at the numbers… the number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia is 459,604, an increase of 4,147. There have been 3,754 in Pittsylvania County, 3,484 in Henry County, 3,224 in Danville, 3,102 in Franklin County, 1,277 in Martinsville, and 976 in Patrick County. Nationwide we are at 24,688,129 with 410,336 deaths. 1 in 13 people in the U.S. and 1 in 13 in Martinsville and Henry County have been confirmed as having tested positive for the virus. 1 in 60 people in the U.S. who contract COVID-19 die. In Martinsville and Henry County that number is 1 in 50.