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September 14, 2020

Fauquier COVID-19 cases total 864, up 3 Monday

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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.

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Monday morning COVID-19 update from theVirginia Department of Health:

864 total cases in Fauquier County since the pandemic began — up 3 from Sunday.

134,571 Virginia cases — up 757 since Sunday. The total includes 128,400 confirmed and 6,171 “probable” infections.

2,743 deaths statewide — up 19 from Sunday. Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 2,607 and “probable” in 136.

1,773,158 diagnostic tests statewide — up 13,062 since Sunday. 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 10,293 as of Monday, up 49 since Sunday.

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, 16,361 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 1,006 infected patients Monday — down 6 from Sunday, according to the association.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 17,367.

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.

Forty-five infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized and 21 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 1,163 cases (up 4), 90 hospitalizations and 14 deaths in Culpeper.

• 286 infections (up 3), 19 hospitalizations and 4 deaths in Orange.

• 96 infections (up 2), 6 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Madison.

• 60 cases (up 1), 5 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 43 COVID-19 deaths, and 165 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 31,189 diagnostic tests in the district so far, up 145 from Sunday. Over the last seven days, 5.9 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive.


Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 19,658 in Fairfax County — up 57 since Sunday.

Prince William County, 11,688 — up 23.

Virginia Beach, 6,482 — up 61.

Loudoun County, 6,449 — down 4.

Chesterfield County, 5,558 — up 18.

Henrico County, 5,068 — up 31.

City of Norfolk, 4,651 — up 4.

City of Richmond, 4,336 — up 19.

City of Chesapeake, 4,086 — up 19.

Arlington County, 3,741 — up 14.

City of Alexandria, 3,613 — up 11.

City of Newport News, 3,586 — up 13.

City of Portsmouth, 2,391 — unchanged.

City of Harrisonburg, 2,184 — up 36.

Spotsylvania County, 2,013 — up 3.
City of Manassas, 1,864 — up 3.

Stafford County, 1,869 — up 11.

City of Suffolk, 1,842 — up 7.

City of Hampton, 1,723 — up 9.

Montgomery County, 1,487 — up 92.

City of Roanoke, 1,391 — up 18.

Rockingham County, 1,278 — up 16.

City of Lynchburg, 1,192 — up 12.

Accomack County, 1,161 — up 2.

Albemarle County, 1,140 — up 3.


Nationwide as of Monday:

6,520,606 cases — up 34,137.

• 194,084 deaths — up 379.

• 2,451,406 have recovered — up 16,748.

• 88.81 million tests conducted — up about 790,000.
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