While COVID-19 cases remained relatively stable across the United States over the past week, the Three Rivers Health District continues to urge residents to vaccinate themselves.
“The virus continues to evolve, and biologically the pandemic is not over,” said the district’s weekly update. “The best way to protect yourself against the evolving COVID-19 virus is through vaccination.”
There were about 42,000 known cases per day on average across the U.S. during the past week, said the update, a 6 percent increase over the previous 14 days. Virginia cases continued to decline, with the current seven-day average at 965 cases per day.
In the Three Rivers District, the daily average remained low over the week, at around 11-12 cases per day. Gloucester, Mathews and all other jurisdictions in the district were at low community levels, said the update.
Across the state, 465 people were hospitalized with Covid as of Monday.
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