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February 13, 2021

Fauquier COVID-19 cases total 3,766, up 26 Saturday

Vaccines administered to Fauquier residents totals 9,216 as of Saturday morning, with 2,060 completing the two-shot regimen.
Getting The Vaccine
Under “Phase 1b,” all Virginians 65 and older may register — along with those 16 to 64 with certain medical conditions.

Visit the Virginia Department of Health website

or call 540-308-6072.

On the website, complete the appropriate survey to sign up for the vaccine.

The health department also has a hotline: 877-275-8343.

Fauquier County has a call center to help at 540-422-0111.

The number of people who want the vaccine far outnumbers the supply. It will require patience.

Fauquier Health vaccination information.
Saturday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health:

3,766 total cases in Fauquier since the pandemic began — up 26 from Friday morning’s report.

Fauquier public schools have 12 active cases among staff members and 15 among students as of Saturday morning. The school system had 20 employees and 120 students in quarantine as of Friday, Feb. 12.

547,424 Virginia cases — up 3,215 since Friday.

The total includes 434,413 confirmed and 113,001 “probable” infections.

6,996 deaths statewide — up 30 from Friday.

Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 6,010 and “probable” in 986.

5,583,255 PCR diagnostic tests statewide — up 29,300 since Friday. Over the past seven days, 9.8 percent of those tests were positive, down slightly.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 22,846 as of Saturday, up 128 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, 42,887 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,991 infected patients Saturday — down 126, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 44,878.

Hospitalizations peaked at 3,549 patients Wednesday, Jan. 13, according to the association.

• 1,298,573 doses of vaccine administered statewide, including 9,216 in Fauquier — up 412, as of Saturday morning.

The state has averaged 34,987 doses administered per day over the last week.

• 303,942 Virginians fully vaccinated, including 2,060 in Fauquier — raising the county total by 320 in a day.

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.

One hundred and forty-six infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized (up 2) and 37 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 3,955 cases (up 8), 159 hospitalizations and 38 deaths in Culpeper.

• 1,735 infections (up 12), 67 hospitalizations and 19 deaths in Orange.

• 523 infections (up 2), 21 hospitalizations and 7 deaths in Madison.

• 287 cases (up 3), 15 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 103 COVID-19 deaths, and 408 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 94,934 PCR tests in the district so far — up 375. Over the last seven days, 9.1 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive, trending downward.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 63,545 in Fairfax County — up 397 since Friday.

Prince William County, 37,753 — up 197.

Virginia Beach, 28,796 — up 188.

Loudoun County, 22,102 — up 95.

Chesterfield County, 22,019 — up 318.

Henrico County, 20,249 — up 141.

City of Chesapeake, 17,089 — up 104.

City of Norfolk, 13,959 — up 81.

City of Richmond, 13,922 — up 70.

Arlington County, 12,550 — up 46.

City of Newport News, 10,647 — up 53.

City of Alexandria, 9,946 — up 43.

Stafford County, 9,061 — up 46.

City of Hampton, 8,078 — up 92.

Spotsylvania County, 7,884 — up 32.

City of Roanoke, 7,365 — down 19.


Nationwide as of Saturday morning:

27,492,955 cases — up 99,059 from Friday morning.

• 480,902 deaths — up 5,443.

• 328.34 million tests conducted – up 1.77 million.



Curbside Testing

• Where: Piedmont Urgent Care, 493 Blackwell Road, Warrenton

• When: 8 a.m. to 4 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)
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