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COVID-19 in Virginia: 10,200+ new cases reported last week; 54.5% of Virginians now fully vaccinated

Posted at 12:17 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 12:17:51-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- In an effort to provide accurate, easy-to-read information on the COVID-19 pandemic and on-going vaccination efforts, WTVR.com will update this post weekly with statistics from the Virginia Department of Health.

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

Positive COVID-19 Cases Since Start of Pandemic: 704,664 (+10,280 from last Friday)
People Hospitalized Since Start of Pandemic: 31,628 (+292 from last Friday)
COVID-19-Linked Deaths Since Start of Pandemic: 11,558 (+26 from last Friday)

Total Tests: 10,788,890 (+156,048 from last Friday)
All Health Districts Current 7-Day Positivity Rate Total: 8.0% (Up from 6.3% last Friday)

People Vaccinated with at least One Dose: 5,231,178 (+74,096 from last Sunday)
People Fully Vaccinated: 4,655,883 (+41,047 from last Sunday)
% of Population Fully Vaccinated: 54.5% (Up from 54.1% on last Sunday)

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

NOTE: This update 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. (Cases/testing data is now available Monday-Friday while vaccination data is updated seven days a week.) Get the latest charts and updated numbers from VDH here.

Kids Vaccinated Richmond Raceway
These kids got vaccinated at Richmond Raceway Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

VACCINATE VIRGINIA: Virginians age 12+ now 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.

VACCINE SUPPLY USAGE

COMPLETE COVERAGE: COVID-19 HEADLINES (App users, click here for a complete list.)