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March 30, 2021

15.9% of Fauquier residents complete virus vaccinations

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Over the last week, Virginia has averaged 61,681 doses of vaccine administered per day.
Getting The Vaccine
Under “Phase 1c,” all Virginians 65 and older may register — along with those 16 to 64 with certain medical conditions and those working in certain occupations.

Visit the Virginia Department of Health website

On the website, complete the appropriate survey to sign up for the vaccine.

The health department also has a hotline: 877-829-4682.

Fauquier County has a call center to help at 540-422-0111.

The number of people who want the vaccine far outnumbers the supply. It will require patience.

Fauquier Health vaccination information.
Tuesday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health:

• 3,700,610 doses of vaccine administered statewide, including 31,164 to Fauquier residents as of Tuesday morning — up 756.

The state has averaged 61,681 doses administered per day over the last week. So far, 28.9 percent of Virginians — and 29 percent of Fauquier residents — have received at least one dose.

• 1,320,424 Virginians fully vaccinated, including 11,314 in Fauquier — raising the county total by 80 in a day.

So far, 15.9 percent of Fauquier residents have completed their vaccinations, compared with 15.5 percent statewide.

4,241 total cases in Fauquier since the pandemic began — up 7 from Sunday morning’s report.

Fauquier public schools have 2 active cases among staff members and 2 among students as of Friday morning. The school system had 44 students and 4 staff members in quarantine as of Friday, March 26.

617,941 Virginia cases — up 1,432 since Monday.

The total includes 483,177 confirmed and 134,764 “probable” infections.

10,242 deaths statewide — up 23 from Monday.

Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 8,590 and “probable” in 1,652.

6,466,133 PCR diagnostic tests statewide — up 13,640 since Monday. Over the past seven days, 5.8 percent of those tests were positive.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 26,367 as of Tuesday, up 87 since Monday.

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, 51,236 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,070 infected patients Tuesday — up 27 from Monday.

That put total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 52,306.

Hospitalizations peaked at 3,549 patients Wednesday, Jan. 13, according to the association.

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.

One hundred and seventy-five infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized (up 1) and 61 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 4,267 cases (up 2), 178 hospitalizations and 56 deaths in Culpeper.

• 2,000 infections (up 5), 83 hospitalizations and 35 deaths in Orange.

• 560 infections (unchanged), 21 hospitalizations and 15 deaths in Madison.

• 320 cases (unchanged), 17 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 169 COVID-19 deaths, and 474 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 107,680 PCR tests in the district so far. Over the last seven days, 6 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive.

Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 71,314 in Fairfax County — up 115 since Monday.

Prince William County, 41,873 — up 93.

Virginia Beach, 33,122 — up 93.

Chesterfield County, 25,379 — up 69.

Loudoun County, 25,221 — up 85.

Henrico County, 23,146 — up 73.

City of Chesapeake, 19,483 — up 54.

City of Norfolk, 16,111 — up 52.

City of Richmond, 15,696 — up 41.

Arlington County, 14,188 — up 32.

City of Newport News, 12,651 — up 59.

City of Alexandria, 10,924 — up 12.

Stafford County, 10,132 — up 21. .

City of Hampton, 9,502 — up 33.

Spotsylvania County, 8,840 — up 22.

City of Roanoke, 7,979 — up 7.

Nationwide as of Tuesday morning:

— up 68,531 from Monday morning.

• 550,073 deaths — up 738.

• 390.02 million tests conducted — up about 1.42 million.

Curbside Testing

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

• When: 8 a.m. to 4 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)
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