COVID-19 in Virginia: 4,475+ new cases reported Wednesday, Sept. 8

Posted at 11:19 AM, Sep 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-08 11:19:21-04

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: 793,396 (+4,479 from Tuesday)
People Hospitalized Since Start of Pandemic: 34,449 (+137 from Tuesday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths Since Start of Pandemic: 11,977 (+30 from Tuesday)

Total Tests: 11,913,706 (+57,806 from Tuesday)
All Health Districts Current 7-Day Positivity Rate Total: 9.8% (No change from Tuesday)

People Vaccinated with at least One Dose: 5,533,145
% of Population with at least One Dose: 64.8%
People Fully Vaccinated: 4,900,140
% of Population Fully Vaccinated: 57.4%

Click here for complete city/county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Virginia

NOTE: This data is provided from the Virginia Department of Health daily 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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VACCINATE VIRGINIA: Virginians age 12+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. Register for the COVID-19 vaccine on the Vaccinate Virginia website or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-275-8343). You can also search for specific vaccines as well as which ones are available near you via the Vaccine Finder website.

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