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January 12, 2022

County has 122 new COVID cases and 96th death

Virginia has a record 19,836 new COVID-19 cases, the state health department reports Wednesday morning.
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Wednesday morning — a total of 52,989. Statewide, the rate stands at 78.2.%.

of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 47,348. Statewide, the rate stands at 68.2%.

total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Wednesday morning — up 181 from Monday morning.

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 122 new COVID-19 cases and its 96th death attributed to the virus, the Virginia Department of Health reported Wednesday morning.

As the spike continues, the health department Wednesday morning reported a record 19,836 new cases statewide since Tuesday and 35 more deaths. The state’s fatalities total 15,750 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 1,315,256.

Fauquier’s cases total 10,583 since the pandemic started, with 395 hospitalized patients — up 1 Wednesday.

Over the first 11 days of this year, the county has 1,444 new cases — an average of 131 per day, 36 more hospitalizations — averaging 3.2 a day, and 1 death attributed to COVID-19.

Virginia hospitals reported 3,899 infected patients in their beds Wednesday morning — up 54 from Tuesday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 86,495 since the pandemic started.

Reopened Monday morning after the winter break and a week of closures because of weather, Fauquier County Public Schools 6 new cases Wednesday — 4 among students and 2 among staff members. County schools have reported 553 active cases — 384 among students and 169 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 9,342 cases, up 132 from Tuesday morning.

Orange County, 5,378 cases, up 82.

Madison County, 1,563 cases, up 24.

Rappahannock County, 794 cases, up 3.

As of Wednesday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 35.8 percent statewide and 41.1 percent in the health district — both down slightly.

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