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August 1, 2020

COVID-19 cases stable here as state struggle continues

Fauquier accounts for just 1 of the 913 new cases the Virginia Department of Health reported statewide Saturday morning.
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• Where: Piedmont Urgent Care, 493 Blackwell Road, Warrenton

• When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

• Process: Patients can remain in their vehicles while healthcare professionals collect samples with swabs.

• Organizers: Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District and local partners, including medical practices, Fauquier Health, the free clinic, PATH Foundation and local government.

• Phone: 540-347-5200

• COVID questions: 540-316-6302 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Saturday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health:

572 total cases in Fauquier County since the pandemic began — up 1 from Friday.

90,801 Virginia cases — up 913 since Friday. The total includes 87,367 confirmed and 3,434 “probable” infections.

2,215 deaths statewide — up 41 from Friday. Of the fatalities, the health department classified COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 2,105 and “probable” in 110.

1,123,927 diagnostic tests statewide — up 16,567 since Friday. Over the past seven days, 7.2 percent of those tests were positive.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 7,910 as of Friday, up 44 since Friday.

But, the health department notes that its hospitalization figure — based on status at the time each case gets investigated — “underrepresents” the actual total.

Since the pandemic began, 12,007 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,256 infected patients Saturday — down 78 from Friday, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 13,263.

Virginia hospitalizations for COVID-19 peaked at 1,625 patients on May 8.

Healthcare providers and laboratories report statistics to the state as of 5 p.m. each day. The health department updates its report the following morning.

Thirty-four infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized and 8 have died since the pandemic started.

In the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District, which includes Fauquier:

• 946 cases, 73 hospitalizations and 12 deaths in Culpeper.

• 210 infections, 16 hospitalizations and 3 deaths in Orange.

• 61 infections, 5 hospitalizations and 1 death in Madison.

• 40 cases and 4 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 26 COVID-19 deaths, and 132 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 22,008 diagnostic tests in the district so far, up 414 from Friday. Over the last seven days, 4.2 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive, trending downward.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 15,689 in Fairfax County — up 73 since Friday.

Prince William County, 8,893.

Loudoun County, 5,014.

Virginia Beach, 4,178.

Henrico County, 3,601.

Chesterfield County, 3,462.

City of Norfolk, 3,185.

City of Richmond, 2,936.

Arlington County, 2,906.

City of Alexandria, 2,811.

City of Chesapeake, 2,450.

City of Manassas, 1,607.

City of Newport News, 1,589.

City of Portsmouth, 1,492.

Spotsylvania County, 1,318.

Stafford County, 1,258.

Accomack County, 1,077.

City of Harrisonburg, 1,045.

City of Suffolk, 1,034.

City of Hampton, 1,009.

Rockingham County, 898.

City of Roanoke, 861.

Albemarle County, 741.

Shenandoah County, 675.

Frederick County, 661.

James City County (including Williamsburg), 650.

Buckingham County, 594.

Hanover County, 588.

Henry County, 502.

City of Manassas Park, 498.

City of Charlottesville, 471.

City of Petersburg, 454.

City of Lynchburg, 440.

Roanoke County, 437.

Greensville County, 420.

City of Winchester, 391.

City of Fredericksburg, 356.

Warren County, 348.

Prince Edward County, 341.

Prince George County, 332.

City of Galax, 331.

Page County, 331.

Isle of Wight County, 331.

Pittsylvania County, 329.

Richmond County, 318.

City of Danville, 314.

Carroll County, 308.

York County, 308.

Mecklenburg County, 305.

Bedford County, 293.

Northampton County, 292.

Sussex County, 277.

Montgomery County, 275.

City of Hopewell, 253.

Augusta County, 251.

Southampton County, 236.

Brunswick County, 204.

Dinwiddie County, 198.

Westmoreland County, 193.

Caroline County, 190.

Botetourt County, 185.

City of Colonial Heights, 181.

Nottoway County, 174.

Fluvanna County, 173.

Washington County, 172.

City of Martinsville, 168.

City of Waynesboro, 166.

Louisa County, 166.

City of Emporia, 165.

Franklin County, 156.

Goochland County, 151.

Campbell County, 149.

Gloucester County, 143.

City of Staunton, 141.

Greene County, 137.

Halifax County, 135.

City of Salem, 131.

Grayson County, 129.

King George County, 124.

Powhatan County, 122.

City of Franklin, 120.

New Kent County, 116.

Smyth County, 112.

Patrick County, 111.

Amherst County, 108.

Wythe County, 102.


Nationwide as of Saturday:

4,563,445 cases.

• 153,32 deaths.

• 1,438,160 have recovered.

• 55.37 million tests conducted.
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Linda Ward · August 1, 2020 at 5:54 pm
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Becca · August 1, 2020 at 3:04 pm
Glad to see we are getting COVID updates over the weekends again. Thanks to the staff of Fauquier Now for their hard work
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