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January 10, 2022

416 more COVID-19 cases since Friday in county

Virginia has 57,703 new COVID-19 cases in three days, the state health department reports Monday morning.
Vaccinations
74.3%
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Monday morning — a total of 52,903. Statewide, the rate stands at 78.%.


66.4%
of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 47,28
96. Statewide, the rate stands at 68.1%.


114,566
total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Monday morning — up 9,640 from one week earlier.


Getting the vaccine

Everyone 5 and older in Virginia qualifies for COVID-19 vaccination. Most 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.
Fauquier has 416 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more hospitalized patients since Friday morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported Monday.

As the spike continues, the health department Monday morning reported 57,703 new cases since Friday and 10 more deaths statewide. Cases increased 15,463 since Sunday morning. Virginia deaths total 15,671 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 1,278,739.

The health department had last updated publicly-available statistics the morning of Friday, Jan. 7.

Fauquier’s cases total 10,334 since the pandemic started, with 388 hospitalized patients and 95 deaths.

Over the first 9 days of this year, the county has 1,197 new cases — an average of 133 per day — and 30 more hospitalizations — averaging 3 a day — but no new deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Virginia hospitals reported 3,681 infected patients in their beds Monday morning — up 130 from Sunday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 85,399 since the pandemic started.

Reopened Monday morning after the winter break and a week of closures because of weather, Fauquier County Public Schools reported no new cases. County schools have reported 607 active cases — 440 among students and 167 among staff members — since the fall semester started Aug. 11.

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 9,139 cases, up 399 from Friday morning.

Orange County, 5,244 cases, up 201.

Madison County, 1,514 cases, up 59.

Rappahannock County, 788 cases, up 28.

As of Monday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 35.6 percent statewide and 39 percent in the health district — both rising.



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