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November 12, 2021

Fauquier has 14 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered to Fauquier residents soon will exceed 100,000.
of Fauquier citizens have received at least one dose as of Friday morning — a total of 45,838. Statewide, the rate stands at 71.6%.

of county residents have completed vaccination — a total of 41,334. Statewide, the rate stands at 63.6%.

total doses of vaccine administered to Fauquier residents as of Friday morning, up 300 from Thursday.

Getting the vaccine

Everyone 5 and older in Virginia qualifies for COVID-19 vaccination. All residents 65 and older — along with those 18 and older with underlying medical conditions or high risks — 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 14 new COVID-19 cases, the Virginia Department of Health reported Friday morning.

The county’s cases total 7,196 since the pandemic started, with 297 hospitalized patients and 86 deaths.

Fauquier County Public Schools have 6 new cases Friday morning.

The number of “active cases” in schools stands at 30, with 24 among students and 6 among staff members.

The school system defines active cases as those reported in the last 10 days.

Fauquier public schools have reported 464 active cases — 337 among students and 127 among staff members — since the fall semester started Aug. 11.

The schools had 126 students and no staff members in quarantine as of Thursday, Nov. 11. A week earlier, the school system had 63 students and no staff members in quarantine.

The health department Friday morning reported 1,466 new cases and 27 more deaths statewide. Virginia deaths total 14,321 since the pandemic started and cases stand at 942,837.

Virginia hospitals reported 825 infected patients in their beds Friday morning, down 29 from Thursday morning.

Virginia hospitalizations total 73,369 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 6,691 cases, up 15 from Thursday morning.

Orange County, 3,833, cases up 13.

Madison County, 1,030 cases, up 4.

Rappahannock County, 604 cases, up 2.

As of Friday morning, the rate of positive PCR tests over the last week stands at 5.3 percent statewide and 9.4 percent in the health district.

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