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September 11, 2020

1,115 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths in Virginia

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• Where: Piedmont Urgent Care, 493 Blackwell Road, Warrenton

• When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

• Process: Patients can remain in their vehicles while healthcare professionals collect samples with swabs.

• Organizers: Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District and local partners, including medical practices, Fauquier Health, the free clinic, PATH Foundation and local government.

• Phone: 540-347-5200

• COVID questions: 540-316-6302 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Friday morning COVID-19 update from theVirginia Department of Health:

838 total cases in Fauquier County since the pandemic began — up 6 from Thursday.

131,640 Virginia cases — up 1,115 since Thursday. The total includes 125,703 confirmed and 5,937 “probable” infections.

2,711 deaths statewide — up 31 from Thursday. Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 2,578 and “probable” in 133.

1,728,110 diagnostic tests statewide — up 17,554 since Thursday. Over the past seven days, 7.5 percent of those tests were positive.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 10,155 as of Thursday, up since Thursday.

But, the health department notes that its hospitalization figure — based on status at the time each case gets investigated — “underrepresents” the actual total.

Since the pandemic began, 16,143 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,120 infected patients Friday — up 24 from Thursday, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 17,263.

Virginia hospitalizations for COVID-19 peaked at 1,625 patients on May 8.

Healthcare providers and laboratories report statistics to the state as of 5 p.m. each day. The health department updates its report the following morning.

Forty-five infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized and 21 have died since the pandemic started.

In the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District, which includes Fauquier:

• 1,150 cases (up 6), 90 hospitalizations and 14 deaths in Culpeper.

• 281 infections (up 3), 19 hospitalizations and 4 deaths in Orange.

• 95 infections (down 1), 6 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Madison.

• 59 cases (up 1), 5 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 43 COVID-19 deaths, and 165 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 30,654 diagnostic tests in the district so far, up 215 from Thursday. Over the last seven days, 5.4 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 19,359 in Fairfax County — up 77 since Thursday.

Prince William County, 11,525 — up 93.

Virginia Beach, 6,368 — up 23.

Loudoun County, 6,377 — up 50.

Chesterfield County, 5,450 — up 49.

Henrico County, 4,966 — up 71.

City of Norfolk, 4,612 — up 35.

City of Richmond, 4,259 — up 39.

City of Chesapeake, 4,026 — up 19.

Arlington County, 3,700 — up 13.

City of Alexandria, 3,577 — up 19.

City of Newport News, 3,532 — up 5.

City of Portsmouth, 2,343 — up 6.

City of Harrisonburg, 2,090 — up 54.

Spotsylvania County, 1,973 — up 22.
City of Manassas, 1,850 — up 6.

Stafford County, 1,831 — up 18.

City of Suffolk, 1,780 — up 7.

City of Hampton, 1,690 — up 3.

City of Roanoke, 1,359 — up 30.

Rockingham County, 1,213 — up 9.

Montgomery County, 1,211 — up 71.

Accomack County, 1,158 — up 2.

Albemarle County, 1,122 — up 12.

City of Lynchburg, 1,147 — up 16.


Nationwide as of Friday:

6,397,629 cases — up 34,192.

• 191,802 deaths — up 917.

• 2,403,511 have recovered — up 16,032.

• 85.18 million tests conducted — up about 630,000.

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