The Virginia Department of Health reported 757 new cases, 49 new hospitalizations and 19 new deaths on Monday, bringing the statewide total to 134,571 cases, 10,293 hospitalizations and 2,743 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Total figures include 6,171 probable cases, 70 probable hospitalizations and 136 probable deaths.
Virginia is averaging eight new deaths a day over seven days. Virginia is one of five states, including Puerto Rico, to report at least one new death on Monday.
Nationwide, COVID-19 cases climbed to 6,571,247 on Monday while deaths rose 36 to 194,569.
The Lord Fairfax Health District reported eight new cases, four new hospitalizations and one new death on Monday, bringing its total to 2,939 cases, 261 hospitalizations and 99 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Total figures include 318 probable cases, 261 probable hospitalizations and eight probable deaths.
Monday’s new death was the first death reported since Sept. 5. The district is reporting an average of 10 new cases a day over a seven-day average and four new cases per every 100,000 people.
Frederick County has had 815 (up two from Sunday) cases, 62 hospitalizations and 11 deaths.
Shenandoah County has had 790 (up one) cases, 87 (up three) hospitalizations and 51 (up one) deaths.
Winchester City has had 468 (up one) cases, 35 hospitalizations and four deaths.
Warren County has had 405 (up one) cases, 23 hospitalizations and six deaths.
Page County has had 374 (up three) cases, 42 (up one) hospitalizations and 27 deaths.
Clarke County has had 87 cases, 12 hospitalizations and no deaths.
Harrisonburg has had 2,184 cases, 89 hospitalizations and 34 deaths.
Rockingham County has had 1,278 cases, 109 hospitalizations and 20 deaths.
Schools and Universities
James Madison University reported it has 369 active cases and 947 recovered cases since July 1. Over the weekend, the University Health Center conducted 88 COVID-19 detection tests and returned 54 positive test results.
The health center has conducted 2,192 detection tests since July 1 and returned 568 positive results in that time — giving the health center’s tests a 26.1% positivity rate.
In addition to the cases revealed by testing on campus, the university reports that 748 students, staff and faculty have self-reported positive tests to the university.
Shenandoah University, which updates its COVID-19 dashboard every Monday, reported it has three active cases at its main campus in Winchester and one active case at its campus in Fairfax. The university also reported that 17 students who had previously tested positive have been cleared for all activities.