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November 24, 2021

County has 19 new COVID cases, 1 more hospitalized

Wednesday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health.
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Tuesday morning — a total of 46,869. Statewide, the rate stands at 73.6%.

of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 41,774. Statewide, the rate stands at 64.5%.

total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Tuesday morning, up 424 from Sunday.

Getting the vaccine

Everyone 5 and older in Virginia qualifies for COVID-19 vaccination. All residents 18 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 19 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more hospitalized patient, the Virginia Department of Health reported Wednesday morning.

The county’s cases total 7,406 since the pandemic started, with 302 hospitalized patients and 88 deaths.

Closed for Thanksgiving,Fauquier County Public Schools have 56 “active cases,” with 49 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 505 active cases — 371 among students and 134 among staff members — since the fall semester started Aug. 11.

The schools had 155 students and 1 staff member in quarantine as of Thursday, Nov. 18. A week earlier, the school system had 126 students and no staff members in quarantine.

The health department Wednesday morning reported 1,535 new cases and 24 more deaths statewide. Virginia deaths total 14,597 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 960,691.

Virginia hospitals reported 867 infected patients in their beds Wednesday morning — up 4 from Tuesday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 74,590 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 6,864 cases, up 17 from Tuesday morning, and its 90th death.

Orange County, 3,975 cases, up 16.

Madison County, 1,083 cases, up 4.

Rappahannock County, 626 cases, up 4.

As of Tuesday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 5.9 percent statewide and 8.9 percent in the health district.
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