The Virginia Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 numbers show more of a breakdown – such as hospitalizations and deaths per locality. The only recorded deaths in our area are Lynchburg City and Amherst County, each with 1. Hospitalizations in our area, 4 in Lynchburg, 2 in Franklin County, 2 in Amherst, and 1 in Bedford. Statewide the death toll is at 324, with 321 of those deaths COVID-19 confirmed.