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Alexandria Surpasses 10,000 Cases of COVID-19, No New Deaths

The number of COVID-19 cases in Alexandria are at 10,037, and the number of deaths is 104.

That’s 293 cases more since this timer last week, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Across Virginia, there have been 7,037 deaths and there are or have been 553,308 cases of the virus. There have also been 5.6 million PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and the state’s seven-day positivity rate is 9.1%.

Vaccine Update

There are more than 35,000 city residents on the waiting list to get the vaccine.

According to the city:

Currently, residents ages 65 and over and frontline essential workers are eligible. When contacted by phone, the number will likely show up as 703-746-4988 and people will be called three times; a voicemail will be left if no one answers. Emails will come from [email protected], and may end up in spam folders, so check frequently.

As of last Friday, there have been 11,141 first doses and 2,898 second doses of the vaccine administered by the Alexandria Health Department around the city.

There have been more than 1.6 million doses of the vaccine distributed across Virginia, and 171,077 people have been fully vaccinated, according to VDH.

Demographics

There are or have been 5,063 women (with 50 deaths) and 4,624 men (with 54 deaths) in Alexandria with the virus*. The only age groups that have not experienced a death are children and teenagers.
*One death not reported

  • 80+    — 43 deaths, 250 cases
  • 70-79 — 27 deaths, 328 cases
  • 60-69 — 15 deaths, 753 cases
  • 50-59 — 14 deaths, 1,189 cases
  • 40-49 — Two deaths, 1,699 cases
  • 30-39 — Two deaths, 2,335 cases
  • 20-29 — One death, 2,007 cases
  • 10-19  — Zero deaths, 736 cases
  • 0-9     — Zero deaths, 713 cases

Latino residents have the most infections with 3,460 reported cases (17 deaths), white residents with 2,515 cases (54 deaths), and Black residents with 2,056 cases (26 deaths). There are 454 cases with Asian or Pacific Islander residents (four deaths), 304 cases classified as “other” (two deaths) and 10 native American cases (no deaths).

There have also been 84 outbreaks in the city, including 19 at long term care facilities, 45 in congregate settings, five at health care settings, nine in child care settings, two at a college, two in a K-12 setting and two at a correctional facility. There have been 869 cases associated with the outbreaks. Health care workers also make up 562 of those positive COVID cases, according to VDH.

There have also been 497 total hospitalizations in Alexandria since the onset of the pandemic, and the city’s seven-day moving average is now at 37.4, which is down from last Monday’s total of 42.1 cases.

Testing Update

There have been 116,893 2,618 Polymer Chain Reaction (PCR) tests administered in the city; 6,670 antibody tests and 11,578 antigen tests.

Alexandria’s seven-day positivity rate is now at 8.2%. Below are statistics for neighboring jurisdictions:

  • Arlington County has 12,653 cases, 210 deaths and a 6.2% seven-day positivity rate
  • Fairfax County has 64,950 cases, 849 deaths and a 8.7% seven-day positivity rate
  • Loudoun County has 22,310 cases, 195 deaths and a 9.8% seven-day positivity rate

Need a test? Find where tests are administered here.

Cases By ZIP Code

The areas of the city with the leading number of cases are the 22304, 22305 and 22312 ZIP codes, which include the West End and Arlandria, Potomac Yard and Potomac West neighborhoods.

Some of the areas share jurisdictions between Alexandria and Arlington and Fairfax Counties:

  • 22301 — 508 cases, 10,792 people tested (Estimated population 15,171)
  • 22302 — 1,1119 cases, 19,076 people tested (Estimated population 20,238)
  • 22304 — 3,346 cases, 34,494 people tested (Estimated population 54,003)
  • 22305 — 1,485 cases, 12,534 people tested (Estimated population 16,095)
  • 22311 — 1,630 cases, 14,030 people tested (Estimated population 16,898)
  • 22312 — 2,446 cases, 18,818 people tested (Estimated population 6,901)
  • 22314 — 1,437 cases, 25,967 people tested (Estimated population 47,826)

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