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November 15, 2021

33 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more hospitalized here

Fauquier County Public Schools report 2 new COVID-19 cases Monday morning.
Vaccinations
64.6%
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Sunday morning — a total of 46,014. Statewide, the rate stands at 72%.


58.1%
of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 41,396. Statewide, the rate stands at 63.7%.


91,109
total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Sunday morning, up 645 from Friday.


Getting the vaccine

Everyone 5 and older in Virginia qualifies for COVID-19 vaccination. All residents 65 and older — along with those 18 and older with underlying medical conditions or high risks — who have received two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible for a booster.

Medical offices and pharmacies offer the vaccines free of charge. The health department also has clinics, with appointments available.

Click here for more information or call 877-829-4682.
xFauquier has 33 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more hospitalized patient since Friday morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported Monday morning.

The county’s cases total 7,229 since the pandemic started, with 298 hospitalized patients and 86 deaths.

Fauquier County Public Schools have 2 new cases Monday morning.

The number of “active cases” in schools stands at 32, with 25 among students and 7 among staff members.

The school system defines active cases as those reported in the last 10 days.

Fauquier public schools have reported 466 active cases — 338 among students and 128 among staff members — since the fall semester started Aug. 11.

The schools had 126 students and no staff members in quarantine as of Thursday, Nov. 11. A week earlier, the school system had 63 students and no staff members in quarantine.

The health department Monday morning reported 3,224 new cases and 71 more deaths statewide since Friday morning. Virginia deaths total 14,392 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 946,061.

Virginia hospitals reported 829 infected patients in their beds Monday morning, up 4 from Friday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 73,521 since the pandemic started.

The county continues to trail the state in the percentage of residents vaccinated. (See box.)

Elsewhere in the Rappahannock Rapidan Health District:

Culpeper County has 6,710 cases, up 19 from Friday morning.

Orange County, 3,862, cases up 29.

Madison County, 1,043 cases, up 13.

Rappahannock County, 605 cases, up 1.

As of Monday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 5.4 percent statewide and 9.5 percent in the health district.
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