COVID-19 in Virginia: 17,200+ new cases reported Friday, Jan. 14, 2022

Posted at 12:01 PM, Jan 14, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. -- In an effort to provide accurate, easy-to-read information on the on-going COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on our community, will update this post with the day's local coronavirus headlines and statistics.

COVID-19 IN VIRGINIA (Scroll to bottom for U.S. stats)

Positive COVID-19 Cases Since Start of Pandemic: 1,351,417 (+17,219 from Thursday's update)
People Hospitalized Since Start of Pandemic: 45,827 (+229 from Thursday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths Since Start of Pandemic: 15,803 (+18 from Thursday)

Total Tests: 16,783,0489 (+72,393 from Thursday)
All Health Districts Current 7-Day Positivity Rate Total: 32.4% (No change from 32.4% Thursday)

IN-DEPTH: County-by-county look at COVID-19 cases in Virginia; which areas saw biggest spike last week

People Vaccinated with at least One Dose: 6,689,691 (+6,886 from Thursday)
% of Population with at least One Dose: 78.4% (Up from 78.3% Thursday)
% of 18+ Population with at least One Dose: 89.6% (Up from 89.5% Thursday)

People Fully Vaccinated: 5,828,733 (+4,664 from Thursday)
% of Population Fully Vaccinated: 68.3% (Up from 68.2% Thursday)
% of 18+ Population Fully Vaccinated: 78.5% (No change from Thursday)

People Fully Vaccinated with Booster/Third Dose: 2,291,158 (+19,878 from Thursday)

NOTE: This data is provided from the Virginia Department of Healthdaily at 10 a.m. Officials said their cutoff for data is 5 p.m. the previous day. So your local health department may have issued an alert about a case before it is added to the statewide tally released the following day. Get the latest charts and updated numbers from VDH here.

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Virginians age 5+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. Go to Vaccine Finderto search for specific vaccines available near you or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-275-8343).