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January 4, 2022

County has 104 new COVID cases, 7 more hospitalized

Almost one-third of PCR tests in this region and across Virginia have been positive over the last week.
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Tuesday morning — a total of 52,628. Statewide, the rate stands at 77.5.%.

of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 47,069. Statewide, the rate stands at 67.7%.

total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Tuesday morning — up 159 from Monday morning.

Getting the vaccine

Everyone 5 and older in Virginia qualifies for COVID-19 vaccination. All residents 16 older — 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.\
Fauquier has 104 new COVID-19 cases and 7 more hospitalized patients, the Virginia Department of Health reported Tuesday morning.

As the unprecedented surge continues, the health department Tuesday morning reported 15,449 new cases since Monday morning and 7 more deaths statewide. Virginia deaths total 15,622 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 1,176,159.

Fauquier’s cases total 9,535 since the pandemic started, with 371 hospitalized patients and 95 deaths.

Virginia hospitals reported 2,798 infected patients in their beds Tuesday morning — up 187 from Monday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 82,384 since the pandemic started.

Closed a second day because of inclement weather after the winter break, Fauquier County Public 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 8,475 cases, up 42 from Monday morning.

Orange County, 4,908 cases, up 45.

Madison County, 1,421 cases, up 7.

Rappahannock County, 748 cases, up 4.

As of Tuesday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 29.9 percent statewide and 31.3 percent in the health district — both rising.

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