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July 24, 2020

1,127 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths in Virginia

Fauquier has 552 cases since the pandemic began, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
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• 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

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Friday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health:

552 total cases in Fauquier County since the pandemic began — up 1 from Thursday.

82,364 Virginia cases — up 1,127 since Thursday, the highest one-day total of new infections since May 18. The total includes 79,253 confirmed and 3,111 “probable” infections.

2,067 deaths statewide — up 13 from Thursday. Of the fatalities, the health department classified COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 1,964 and “probable” in 103.

987,188 diagnostic tests statewide — up 36,014 since Thursday. Over the past seven days, 7.5 percent of those tests were positive, trending downward.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 7,515 as of Friday, up 78 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, 10,576 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,250 infected patients Friday — up 32, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 11,826.

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.

Thirty-four infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized and 8 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 916 cases, 72 hospitalizations and 12 deaths in Culpeper.

• 191 infections, 15 hospitalizations and 3 deaths in Orange.

• 51 infections, 5 hospitalizations and 1 death in Madison.

• 39 cases and 4 hospitalizations and 1 death in Rappahannock.

The district has 25 COVID-19 deaths, and 130 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 18,863 diagnostic tests in the district so far, up 197 from Thursday. Over the last seven days, 3.4 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive, trending downward.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 15,231 in Fairfax County — up 105 since Thursday.

Prince William County, 8,370.

Loudoun County, 4,769.

Chesterfield County, 3,673.

Henrico County, 3,190.

Virginia Beach, 3,119.

Arlington County, 2,783.

City of Richmond, 2,686.

City of Alexandria, 2,662.

City of Norfolk, 2,582.

City of Chesapeake, 1,953.

City of Manassas, 1,559.

City of Newport News, 1,356.

Spotsylvania County, 1,213.

Stafford County, 1,169.

City of Portsmouth, 1,165.

Accomack County, 1,059.

City of Harrisonburg, 1,018.

City of Suffolk, 862.

Rockingham County, 841.

City of Hampton, 822.

City of Roanoke, 690.

Albemarle County, 685.

Shenandoah County, 658.

Frederick County, 626.

Buckingham County, 590.

James City County (including Williamsburg), 584.

Hanover County, 546.

City of Manassas Park, 482.

Henry County, 424.

City of Charlottesville, 405.

Greensville County, 398.

Roanoke County, 390.

City of Petersburg, 385.

City of Winchester, 383.

Warren County, 339.

Page County, 326.

Richmond County, 318.

City of Fredericksburg, 312.

City of Galax, 312.

Prince George County, 302.

City of Lynchburg, 301.

Isle of Wight County, 300.

Northampton County, 292.

Carroll County, 290.

Mecklenburg County, 288.

York County, 259.

Pittsylvania County, 254.

Sussex County, 253.

Prince Edward County, 242.

City of Hopewell, 239.

Augusta County, 236.

Montgomery County, 234.

City of Danville, 233.

Bedford County, 217.

Southampton County, 217.

Westmoreland County, 187.

Dinwiddie County, 173.

City of Colonial Heights, 171.

Botetourt County, 171.

Brunswick County, 170.

Caroline County, 167.

City of Waynesboro, 160.

Louisa County, 158.

Nottoway County, 157.

City of Emporia, 156.

Fluvanna County, 157.

City of Martinsville, 149.

Goochland County, 144.

Franklin County, 137.

Washington County, 131.

City of Staunton, 128.

City of Salem, 119.

Gloucester County, 118.

Greene County, 114.

Halifax County, 113.

Grayson County, 113.

King George County, 112.

Powhatan County, 110.

New Kent County, 103.


Nationwide as of Wednesday:

4,061,925 cases.

• 144,524 deaths.

• 1,233,269 have recovered.

• 48.79 million tests conducted.
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