COVID-19 in Virginia: 11,700+ new cases reported Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022

Posted at 9:29 AM, Jan 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-27 10:58:47-05

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: 1,514,862 (+11,743 from Wednesday's update)
People Hospitalized Since Start of Pandemic: 47,453 (+55 from Wednesday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths Since Start of Pandemic: 16,088 (+36 from Wednesday)

Total Tests: 17,465,594 (+54,111 from Wednesday)
All Health Districts Current 7-Day Positivity Rate Total: 27.0% (Down from 27.2% Wednesday)

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: 6,742,229 (+3,600 from Wednesday)
% of Population with at least One Dose: 79.0% (Up from 78.9% Wednesday)
% of 18+ Population with at least One Dose: 90.1% (No change from Wednesday)

People Fully Vaccinated: 5,866,364 (+2,985 from Wednesday)
% of Population Fully Vaccinated: 68.7% (No change from Wednesday)
% of 18+ Population Fully Vaccinated: 78.8% (No change from Wednesday)

People Fully Vaccinated with Booster/Third Dose: 2,399,186 (+6,804 from Wednesday)

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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