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November 22, 2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations here total 300 in pandemic

Fauquier County Public Schools report 9 more cases since Friday.
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Sunday morning — a total of 46,750. Statewide, the rate stands at 73.4%.

of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 41,472. Statewide, the rate stands at 64.4%.

total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Sunday morning, up 1,048 from Thursday.

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 47 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more hospitalized patient since Friday morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported Monday.

The county’s cases total 7,365 since the pandemic started, with 300 hospitalized patients and 88 deaths.

Fauquier County Public Schools have 9 new cases Monday morning.

The number of “active cases” in schools stands at 50, with 43 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 499 active cases — 365 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 Monday morning reported 4,110 new cases and 56 more deaths statewide since Friday morning. Virginia deaths total 14,548 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 957,570.

Virginia hospitals reported 846 infected patients in their beds Monday morning — down 1 from Friday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 74,405 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 6,834 cases, up 45 from Friday morning, and its 89th death.

Orange County, 3,952 cases, up 32.

Madison County, 1,074 cases, up 8.

Rappahannock County, 620 cases, up 4.

As of Monday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 5.9 percent statewide and 9 percent in the health district.

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