Local COVID-19 daily update


COVID-19 Numbers for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2020

There have been 4 new deaths in Henry County, 2 in Pittsylvania County, 2 in Franklin County, and 1 in Danville due to COVID-19 reported since yesterday. 

All total, there have been 100 deaths in Danville, 96 in Henry County, 60 in Pittsylvania County, 50 in Martinsville, 46 in Franklin County, and 34 in Patrick County attributed to COVID-19. 

Since yesterday, there have been 22 new cases in Danville, 15 in Franklin County, 10 in Martinsville, 6 in Pittsylvania County, 5 in Henry County, and 2 in Patrick County. 

A look at the numbers… the number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia is 568,946, an increase of 1,907 since yesterday. There have been 4,696 in Pittsylvania County, 4,246 in Danville, 4,145 in Henry County, 3,675 in Franklin County, 1,494 in Martinsville, and 1,173 in Patrick County. Nationwide we are at 28,207,329 with 500,104 deaths. 1 in 11 people in the U.S. and 1 in 11 in Martinsville and Henry County have been confirmed as having tested positive for the virus. 1 in 56 people in the U.S. who contract COVID-19 die. In Martinsville and Henry County that number is 1 in 38.