The Lord Fairfax Health District reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, while statewide the number of cases grew by nearly 2,000 on Saturday and Sunday, according to data posted by the Virginia Department of Health on Monday morning.

According to the state health department, the Lord Fairfax Health District has had 1,128 cases of COVID-19, 103 hospitalizations and 45 deaths caused by the new coronavirus. Two new deaths in the health district – one in Shenandoah County and one in Frederick County – were posted on the state health department's website Monday morning.

Local cases

The local health district reported the following on Monday: 

• Shenandoah County: 376 cases, 36 hospitalizations, 17 deaths.

• Frederick County: 271 cases, 21 hospitalizations, four deaths.

• Page County: 197 cases, 22 hospitalizations, 21 deaths.

• Winchester: 145 cases, nine hospitalizations and one death.

• Warren County: 117 cases, 12 hospitalizations, two deaths.

• Clarke County: 22 cases, three hospitalizations, no deaths.

The health district reported one new outbreak over the weekend, in a correctional facility, bringing the total to 16.

Virginia has reported a statewide total of 37,727 cases of COVID-19, as well as 4,269 hospitalizations and 1,208 deaths. Those numbers include 1,837 probable cases, 30 probable hospitalizations and 50 probable deaths.

The state reported an increase of 495 cases, 33 hospitalizations and 12 deaths on Sunday morning and an increase of 1,483 cases, 55 hospitalizations and 37 deaths on Monday.

The state has conducted 289,579 total tests, according to the state health department, and has a seven-day positivity rate of 13.1%. The Lord Fairfax Health District has performed 3,353 total tests and has a seven-day positivity rate of 17.9%.

According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, there were 1,376 patients hospitalized statewide who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or were awaiting test results on Monday, including 962 patients confirmed to have the virus. Of those patients confirmed to have the virus or whose test results are pending, 349 are hospitalized in intensive care units and 182 are on ventilators.

The association reported that 21 percent of ventilators on-hand in state hospitals were in use on Monday morning, and 4,508 beds were available.

According to the department's online dashboard, 5,145 confirmed COVID-19 patients have been discharged following hospitalization.

Contact Brad Fauber at bfauber@nvdaily.com