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May 3, 2021

No new COVID-19 cases reported today in county

Monday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health.
Getting The Vaccine
Everyone 16 and older qualifies for vaccination.

Visit the Virginia Department of Health website

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

The health department also has a hotline: 877-829-4682.

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.
Fauquier has no new COVID-19 cases Monday morning, but health officials Sunday reported the county’s 64th death attributed to the pandemic.

The number of new infections continues to decline across the state.

Monday morning COVID-19 update from the Virginia Department of Health:

• 6,371,414 doses of vaccine administered statewide, including 52,975 to Fauquier residents — up 57 in a day.

The state has averaged 69,526 doses administered per day over the last week. So far, 45.1 percent of Virginians — and 45.6 percent of Fauquier residents — have received at least one dose.

• 2,727,811 Virginians fully vaccinated, including 22,303 in Fauquier — up here 26in a day.

So far, 31.3 percent of Fauquier residents have completed their vaccinations, compared with 32 percent statewide.

4,631 total cases in Fauquier since the pandemic began — unchanged from Sunday morning’s report.

Fauquier public schools have 2 active cases among students and 2 among staff members as of Monday morning. The school system had 52 students and 3 staff members in quarantine as of Friday, April 30.

661,925 Virginia cases — up 911 since Sunday.

The total includes 514,450 confirmed and 147,475 “probable” infections.

10,807 deaths statewide — up 16 from Sunday.

Of the total fatalities, the health department classifies COVID-19 as the confirmed cause in 9,091 and “probable” in 1,716.

7,076,549 PCR diagnostic tests statewide — up 10,541 since Friday. Over the past seven days, 4.6 percent of those tests were positive.

Statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic totaled 28,542 as of Monday, up 24 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, 54,770 “confirmed COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized and discharged,” according to the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association.

State hospitals housed 822 infected patients Monday — down 36 from Sunday.

That puts total Virginia hospitalizations during the pandemic at 55,592.

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

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 ninety-six infected Fauquier patients have been hospitalized and 64 have died since the pandemic started.

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

• 4,553 cases (up 3), 188 hospitalizations and 61 deaths in Culpeper.

• 2,167 infections (up 2), 86 hospitalizations and 39 deaths in Orange.

• 609 infections (up 1), 21 hospitalizations and 16 deaths in Madison.

• 347 cases (unchanged), 18 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Rappahannock.

The district has 182 COVID-19 deaths, and 509 infected patients have been hospitalized during the pandemic.

The health department reported 117,709 PCR tests in the district so far — up 180. Over the last seven days, 6.6 percent of tests conducted in the five-county district were positive, up slightly.

Cases elsewhere in Virginia:

• 75,994 in Fairfax County — up 52 since Sunday.

Prince William County, 44,701 — up 38.

Virginia Beach, 35,510 — up 40.

Loudoun County, 27,411 — up 20.

Chesterfield County, 27,325 — up 35.

Henrico County, 25,067 — up 29.

City of Chesapeake, 20,689 — up 15.

City of Norfolk, 17,421 — up 290.

City of Richmond, 16,849 — up 26.

Arlington County, 15,130 — up 9.

City of Newport News, 13,806 — up 12.

City of Alexandria, 11,683 — up 12.

Stafford County, 11,113 — up 7. .

City of Hampton, 10,282 — up 7.

Spotsylvania County, 9,757 — up 24.

City of Roanoke, 8,382 — up 5.

Nationwide as of Monday morning:

— up 28,609 from Sunday morning.

• 577,046 deaths — up 322.

• 436.28 million tests conducted — up about 1.23 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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