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November 23, 2021

County has 22 new COVID cases, 1 more hospitalized

Fauquier County Public Schools reported 6 new cases Tuesday morning.
Vaccinations
65.8%
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%.


58.7%
of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 41,774. Statewide, the rate stands at 64.5%.


93,691
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 22 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more hospitalized patient, the Virginia Department of Health reported Tuesday morning.

The county’s cases total 7,387 since the pandemic started, with 301 hospitalized patients and 88 deaths.

Fauquier County Public Schools have 6 new cases Tuesday morning.

The number of “active cases” in schools stands at 56, 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 Tuesday morning reported 1,586 new cases and 25 more deaths statewide. Virginia deaths total 14,573 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 959,156.

Virginia hospitals reported 863 infected patients in their beds Tuesday morning — up 17 from Monday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 74,522 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 6,847 cases, up 13 from Monday morning.

Orange County, 3,959 cases, up 7.

Madison County, 1,079 cases, up 5.

Rappahannock County, 622 cases, up 2.

As of Tuesday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 5.8 percent statewide and 8.9 percent in the health district.


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