After several weeks of declining case counts, COVID-19 is once again on the rise in Virginia and across the nation.
According to the weekly report from Dr. Richard Williams, director of the Three Rivers Health District, Virginia’s seven-day average increased to 2,750 cases per day this week, up from last week’s 2,482 cases-per-day average, while nationally the number rose from 102,800 to 114,000 average cases per day.
Three Rivers cases increased, as well, said Williams, rising from under 30 cases per day last week, to over 40 cases per day this week. Outbreaks continue at events and in vulnerable settings, he said. According to the Centers for Disease Control, all counties in the Three Rivers Health District are currently at medium community level for Covid. The number of people currently hospitalized for the virus remains stable, said Williams, at around 550 patients in the hospital per day statewide.
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