On Tuesday, Virginia reported 2,544 new cases of COVID-19, tying with its Nov. 20 report for its third-highest single-day increase during the pandemic.
The Lord Fairfax Health District added 61 new cases on Tuesday, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard at vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus.
Frederick County added 19 cases, Winchester and Warren County each added 14 cases, Shenandoah added seven, Page County five and Clarke County two.
Three hospitalizations were recorded in Winchester and one each in Frederick, Shenandoah and Page.
The health district now has 5,595 cases, 419 hospitalizations and 142 deaths.
Virginia added 116 hospitalizations and 37 deaths Tuesday and now has 223,582 cases, 14,212 hospitalizations and 3,979 deaths.
Of those, 23,298 cases, 273 hospitalizations and 319 deaths are probable.
Virginia’s seven-day average of new daily cases is 2,403. Its seven-day positivity rate for PCR tests is 7.4%, up from 7.2% on Monday.
Virginia has had 1,499 outbreaks, an increase of seven since Monday, and 32,277 outbreak-associated cases.
The Lord Fairfax Health District has seen 57 outbreaks, which hasn’t changed since Monday, and 1,292 outbreak-associated cases. Its seven-day average of new daily cases is 93, down from 101 on Monday.
Shenandoah County Public Schools has reported four students and three staff members with active cases of COVID-19, according to its online dashboard at shenandoah.k12.va.us.
Signal Knob Middle has two student cases and one staff case, Strasburg High has one student case and one staff case, W.W. Robinson Elementary has one student case and Stonewall Jackson High has one staff case.
Stonewall is on a virtual learning model until at least Dec 4.
Warren County Public Schools listed four active student cases and eight staff cases at its schools. Its online dashboard at wcps.k12.va.us/index.php/covid-19-dashboard lists 64 students and 15 staff members quarantining because of contact with the virus.
Ressie Jeffries Elementary has two active staff cases, Warren County High has two student cases and two staff cases, Skyline Middle and Warren County Middle each have one student case and the central administrative office has four staff cases.
Since Sept. 8, the site states it’s had 10 positive cases among students and 12 among staff.
No schools have closed because of COVID-19.
Winchester Public Schools lists nine active student cases and four active staff cases at its online dashboard, wps.k12.va.us/Page/11740.
Handley High has four staff cases and one student case, Daniel Morgan Middle has three staff cases and one student case, Daniel Morgan Intermediate has one staff case and one student case, Garland R. Quarles Elementary has one student case, and the central administrative support services office has one staff case. The site also lists 28 staff members and 71 students self-quarantining. All city public schools are on distance learning until at least Dec. 2, a notice at the site says.
Clarke County Public Schools, which normally updates its online dashboard at clarke.k12.va.us on Wednesdays, updated early this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Clarke County has one staff case and one student case. The school division has one confirmed active case for a contracted services employee (non-CCPS staff) who is assigned to DG Cooley Elementary.
Page County and Frederick County do not have online COVID-19 dashboards for their school systems.
A Tuesday post at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail’s online COVID dashboard at rswregionaljail.com states that five inmates have positive COVID-19 tests.
Frederick County: 1,851 cases (up 19), 114 hospitalizations (up one) and 17 deaths
Shenandoah County: 1,311 cases (up seven), 113 hospitalizations (up one) and 62 deaths
Winchester: 904 cases (up 14), 55 hospitalizations (up three) and four deaths
Warren County: 780 cases (up 14), 57 hospitalizations and 25 deaths
Page County: 564 cases (up five), 61 hospitalizations (up one) and 31 deaths
Clarke County: 185 cases (up two), 19 hospitalizations and three deaths
Harrisonburg in the Central Shenandoah Health District has had 3,390 cases (up 16), 103 hospitalizations (down one) and 37 deaths (up one)
Rockingham County, also in the Central Shenandoah Health District, has had 2,173 cases (up 26), 148 hospitalizations (up three) and 35 deaths (up three)