Latest on delta variant: Augusta County caseload still high

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Augusta County continues to lead the region, and far outpace the rest of the state, in new COVID-19 cases.

Augusta County is averaging 108.7 new COVID cases per 100,000 population over the past seven days, according to the Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 data dashboard.

This is nearly three times the state average of 37.7 new COVID cases per 100,000 population over the past seven days.

Woo, boy.

Numbers from across the region:

  • Augusta County: 108.7
  • Staunton: 64.8
  • Waynesboro: 51.1
  • Albemarle County: 29.0
  • Charlottesville: 60.3
  • Nelson County: 51.0
  • Harrisonburg: 88.8
  • Rockingham County: 51.9
  • Buena Vista: 52.7
  • Lexington: 66.1
  • Rockbridge County: 33.9

Now, to the latest adult population vaccination numbers:

  • Augusta County: 61.6 percent one dose, 57.0 percent fully vaccinated
  • Staunton: 71.8 percent one dose, 65.8 percent fully vaccinated
  • Waynesboro: 70.3 percent one dose, 64.1 percent fully vaccinated
  • Albemarle County: 81.5 percent one dose, 74.8 percent fully vaccinated
  • Charlottesville: 69.6 percent one dose, 63.1 percent fully vaccinated
  • Nelson County: 74.2 percent one dose, 67.6 percent fully vaccinated
  • Harrisonburg: 56.2 percent one dose, 50.7 percent fully vaccinated
  • Rockingham County: 60.2 percent one dose, 55.1 percent fully vaccinated
  • Buena Vista: 61.9 percent one dose, 55.4 percent fully vaccinated
  • Lexington: 56.2 percent one dose, 51.7 percent fully vaccinated
  • Rockbridge County: 63.0 percent one dose, 57.9 percent fully vaccinated

Story by Chris Graham


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