coronavirus researcher

COVID-19 testing update: Local numbers below state, well below national

COVID-19 positive tests in the Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta, Harrisonburg-Rockingham and Charlottesville-Albemarle areas are trending generally below state numbers, and well below national numbers, according to our analysis.


COVID-19 has been good for Virginia’s billionaires

Virginia’s seven billionaires have done well for themselves since mid-March, growing their collective wealth $6.5 billion – 15.8 percent.

2020 election

Update: Early voting passes 1.3M mark with two weeks to go to Election Day

Nearly a quarter of the state’s registered voters have voted in person or by mail, more than doubling already the number of absentee votes cast in the 2016 election.

Virginia covid-19

Local COVID-19 data update: Region’s numbers continue trending below state

The perception from local media reports that Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro are experiencing a COVID-19 surge appears to be just that – perception.