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Community Transmission Extent Remains Low In Northern Virginia

VIRGINIA — On Sunday, 811 additional coronavirus cases and four deaths were reported in Virginia. The cumulative case total is 158,716, while 11,519 people have been hospitalized and 3,358 have died.

Most of the regions moderate community transmission, according to the VDH Pandemic Metrics Dashboard on transmission extent. Here is the outlook for the regions in the week ending on Oct. 3:

  • Northern: Low community transmission, decreasing trend

  • Northwest: Moderate community transmission, fluctuating trend

  • Eastern: Moderate community transmission, decreasing trend

  • Central: Moderate community transmission, decreasing trend

  • Near southwest: Substantial community transmission, fluctuating trend

  • Far southwest: Moderate community transmission, fluctuating trend

Across Virginia, 2,256,820 PCR tests have been completed, an increase of 18,616 from Saturday. The statewide positive average of PCR tests stands at 4.6 percent as of Oct. 7.

According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, there are 924 current COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state. That includes 201 patients in the intensive care units and 98 on ventilators. Ventilator use among all hospital patients is at 22 percent, while ICU occupancy is at 79 percent. No hospitals are experiencing difficulty obtaining personal protective equipment or other medical supplies in the next 72 hours. There have been 18,492 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals as of Sunday.

Here is the latest breakdown of cases and deaths by age group:

  • 0-9: 5,873 cases, 0 deaths

  • 10-19: 15,880 cases, 1 death

  • 20-29: 32,971 cases, 7 deaths

  • 30-39: 27,033 cases, 32 deaths

  • 40-49: 24,259 cases, 90 deaths

  • 50-59: 22,181 cases, 233 deaths

  • 60-69: 14,596 cases, 531 deaths

  • 70-79: 7,768 cases, 855 deaths

  • 80 and up: 6,845 cases, 1,605 deaths

  • Not reported: 1,310 cases, 4 deaths

Here are the latest coronavirus data updates for our coverage area between Saturday and Sunday:

  • Alexandria: 4,027 cases, 323 hospitalizations, 73 deaths; increase of 18 cases

  • Arlington County: 4,187 cases, 510 hospitalizations, 152 deaths; increase of 17 cases

  • Fairfax County: 21,952 cases, 2,191 hospitalizations, 599 deaths; increase of 91 cases and one hospitalization

  • Fairfax City: 144 cases, 13 hospitalizations, eight deaths; increase of one case

  • Falls Church: 74 cases, 13 hospitalizations, seven deaths; no changes

  • Loudoun County: 7,217 cases, 447 hospitalizations, 128 deaths; increase of 36 cases

  • Manassas: 1,982 cases, 130 hospitalizations, 24 deaths; increase of two cases

  • Manassas Park: 625 cases, 56 hospitalizations, eight deaths; increase of one case

  • Prince William County: 13,110 cases, 944 hospitalizations, 213 deaths; increase of 31 cases and one hospitalization

  • Fredericksburg: 566 cases, 50 hospitalizations, five deaths; increase of three cases

  • Spotsylvania County: 2,260 cases, 138 hospitalizations, 46 deaths; increase of 10 cases

  • Stafford County: 2,155 cases, 165 hospitalizations, 19 deaths; increase of 17 cases

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This article originally appeared on the Kingstowne-Rose Hill Patch

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