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November 20, 2020

2,544 new COVID-19 cases, 19 more deaths in Virginia

Friday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Heath.
Curbside Testing
• 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 the Virginia Department of Health:

1,332 total cases in Fauquier since the pandemic began — up 23 from Thursday morning’s report.

213,331 Virginia cases — up 2,554 since Thursday. The total includes 191,971 confirmed and 21,360 “probable” infections.

3,912 deaths statewide — up 16 from Thursday. Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 3,605 and “probable” in 307.

3,035,632 PCR diagnostic tests statewide — up 28,171 since Thursday. Over the past seven days, 7 percent of those tests were positive, down slightly.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 13,914 as of Friday, up 99 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, 22,946 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,510 infected patients Friday, down 56 from Thursday, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 24,456.

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.

Sixty-seven infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized (up 1 Friday) and 27 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 1,866 cases (up 12), 105 hospitalizations and 20 deaths (up 1) in Culpeper.

• 515 infections (up 13), 32 hospitalizations (up 1) and 7 deaths in Orange.

• 171 infections (unchanged), 12 hospitalizations and 4 deaths in Madison.

• 75 cases (unchanged), 5 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 60 COVID-19 deaths, and 221 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 51,077 PCR tests in the district so far — up 307. Over the last seven days, 7.4 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive, trending downward.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 27,732 in Fairfax County — up 257 since Thursday.

Prince William County, 16,595 — up 164.

Virginia Beach, 9,716 — up 102.

Loudoun County, 9,149 — up 103.

Chesterfield County, 8,451 — up 88.

Henrico County, 7,604 — up 95.

City of Richmond, 6,215 — up 56.

City of Norfolk, 6,144 — up 28.

City of Chesapeake, 5,799 — up 70.

Arlington County, 5,603 — up 59.

City of Alexandria, 4,831 — up 34.

City of Roanoke, 3,772 — up 100.

City of Newport News, 3,688 — up 34.

Montgomery County, 3,581 — up 34.

City of Harrisonburg, 3,319 — up 23.

City of Portsmouth, 3,053 — up 14.

Stafford County, 2,922 — up 31.

Spotsylvania County, 2,860 — up 35.

City of Suffolk, 2,582 — up 17.

City of Hampton, 2,506 — up 25.

Roanoke County, 2,460 — up 116.

City of Lynchburg, 2,446 — up 51.

City of Manassas, 2,183 — up 3.

Hanover County, 2,139 — up 49.

Rockingham County, 2,063 — up 38.

City of Charlottesville, 1,777 — up 8.

Albemarle County, 1,767 — up 12.

Frederick County, 1,741 — up 37.

Henry County, 1,688 — up 15.

Bedford County, 1,660 — up 54.

Pittsylvania County, 1,565 — up 11.

City of Danville, 1,492 — up 23.

James City County (including Williamsburg), 1,365 — up 8.

Prince George County, 1,348 — up 20.

Accomack County, 1,282 — up 3.

Shenandoah County, 1,268 — up 17.

Wise County, 1,097 — up 18.

City of Radford, 1,085 — up 22.

City of Petersburg, 1,031 — up 2.

Campbell County, 1,006 — up 36.


Nationwide as of Friday morning:

11,720,514 cases — up 188,771 from Thursday morning.

• 252,564 deaths — up 1,985.

• 4,410,709 have recovered — up 59,920.

• 173.71 million tests conducted — up 1.81 million





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badelectronics · November 20, 2020 at 12:57 pm
WUT?!? Up only 23? Paging DougF-artsniffer!!!
Melissa Beaty · November 20, 2020 at 12:20 pm
Its is really horrible to hear this about COVID-19 cases total 1,291, up 27 Tuesday, that where ever you go many things change. And the virginia hospital and healthcare association is doing a great job and confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged. Also visit site of COVID-19 cases is really strange day by day and the the organization is a great step towards better environment for the people enrolled.
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