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Alexandria sees more than 7,000 new Covid cases in January

Alexandria’s Covid numbers are going down, but the numbers of new reported cases continues to rise by the hundreds on a daily basis.

There have been 26,907 total cases reported by the Virginia Department of Health as of today (Monday, Jan. 18), and the number of deaths has climbed by two since last week to 163. Sunday, Jan. 17, saw the the fewest single day number of cases reported so far this year with 191 new cases.

There have been 7,406 cases reported in Alexandria so far this month alone. The city’s transmission rate went from “Substantial” to “High” last month.

By the numbers

  • The seven day average of daily new cases is now 337, down from 409 this time last week
  • The seven-day average of positive COVID-19 tests is now 27.4%, down from 28.6% last week
  • There have been 37 cases reported within Alexandria City Public Schools so far this month

Vaccine stats

  • There are 28,503 unvaccinated Alexandria residents
  • About 70% of residents (107,033 people) are fully vaccinated
  • 82% (125,377) of residents have gotten at least one dose
  • 44,419 residents have gotten a booster shot

Find vaccine providers in Alexandria here. If you feel sick, get tested.

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