Halifax County added another case of COVID-19, and other areas of Southside continue to see increases according to Tuesday morning’s data report by the Virginia Department of Health.

Halifax now has 30 cases of the severe respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus. Mecklenburg is up to 211 cases.

In Virginia, there are 39,342 cases of COVID-19 reported, increase of 1,615 from Monday’s data. That number also includes probable cases — someone shows signs of having the illness and had contact with another person who tested positive.

There are 1,236 deaths linked to COVID-19 in the commonwealth.

Numbers in Southside

CASES

  • Halifax County: 30
  • Mecklenburg County: 211 
  • Danville: 48
  • Pittsylvania County: 35
  • Henry County: 84
  • Martinsville: 27

Deaths

  • Halifax County: 0
  • Mecklenburg County: 20
  • Danville: 2
  • Pittsylvania County: 1
  • Henry County: 2
  • Martinsville: 1