The U.S. is in a pandemic surge, driven by the Delta variant.
The Delta COVID-19 variant has become dominant in the U.S. The current nationwide case rate is over 89,000 per day according to the seven-day rolling average. Almost every state is reporting increasing case counts.
Virginia is increasing in new case rates; currently we are over 890 per day, seven-day average.
The Three Rivers Health District case rate also is increasing. We had 163 new cases in Three Rivers last week, up from 79 the week before.
Across Virginia, 48.9% of individuals under the age of 18 have received at least one dose of the vaccine. About 72.4% of the population over 18 has received at least one dose. In Three Rivers, 28.4% of our population under 18 has received at least one dose. About 61.6% of our population over age 18 has received at least one dose. Over 80% of our Three Rivers residents ages 65+ have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Everyone ages 12 and older is now eligible for vaccination….[to-view-more]