COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in state, health district over weekend | Nvdaily


Air cleaning technology makes it way into local businesses, government buildings (copy) | Nvdaily

The number of deaths reported by the Virginia Department of Health due to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rise in the commonwealth and the Lord Fairfax Health district.

The state reported a combined 345 deaths over the weekend, including 185 on Saturday. The Lord Fairfax Health District reported a combined 16 deaths.

There were seven new deaths reported on Saturday in the district with three being in Shenandoah County, two in Frederick County and one each in Warren and Clarke counties.

On Sunday, there were nine deaths reported with four in Winchester, two in Frederick County, two in Page County and one in Shenandoah County.

There were two reported hospitalizations over the weekend, both in Shenandoah County.

There were a total of 69 new cases reported over the weekend.

On Saturday, there were 31 new cases reported in the Lord Fairfax Health District. Frederick County had 15, Warren County had six, Shenandoah County had five, Page County had four, Winchester had one and Clarke County had none.

On Sunday, there were 38 new cases with 13 in Frederick County, 11 in Warren County, 10 in Shenandoah County, three in Page County and one in Clarke County.

The Lord Fairfax Health District had a seven-day positivity rate of 6.2%, while the state overall is at 7.2%.

Across the state, there were 1,675 new cases reported on Saturday with 113 new hospitalizations.

Vaccinations continue to roll out across the state and the health district. The state has now administered at total of 1,933,953 vaccine doses. According to the VDH, there are 666,970 people fully vaccinated. There have been 1,193,349 with at least one dose, which is 14.8% of the population.

Shenandoah County has 7,609 (up 720 over the weekend) with at least one dose and 5,199 (up 589) fully vaccinated.

Warren County has 5,004 (up 309) with at least one dose and 3,593 (up 363) fully vaccinated.

Frederick County has 13,743 (up 360) with at least one dose and 10,112 (up 325) fully vaccinated.

Winchester has 4,502 (up 102) with at least one dose and 3,315 (up 102) fully vaccinated.

Clarke County has 2,719 (up 71) with at least one dose and 2,055 (up 62) fully vaccinated.

Page County has 3,542 (up 65) with at least one dose and 2,597 (up 475) fully vaccinated.

Numbers for Shenandoah County Public Schools looked solid over the weekend with only case, a staff case, being reported at Central High School.

Warren County Public Schools is reporting seven student cases and no staff cases. The school system is reporting 32 students and four staff members in quarantine.

All schools in Shenandoah and Warren counties are scheduled to be open in the hybrid model this week.


Source link