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Alexandria sees lowest number of new daily Covid cases in three months

The rapid decline in Covid cases continues in Alexandria, but the transmission level remains high, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

There were 14 were cases of COVID-19 reported in the city today, according to VDH. That’s the lowest number of new daily cases since November 29, 2021, when 13 cases were reported.

The latest numbers

Alexandria saw a record-setting 12,822 positive COVID cases in January, and cases have dropped drastically over the last five consecutive weeks. This month, there have been 1,132 new cases.

There have been four more COVID-related deaths, bringing the death toll to 180.

There have been 29,434  total reported cases in Alexandria, an increase of 130 cases since last week. The seven day average of new cases is now 29, down from 77 last week. The seven-day average of positive COVID-19 tests is now 6.5%, down from 12.4% last week.

Additionally, Alexandria City Public Schools reports a total of 572 cases since December 1, although the number of infected staff and students adds up to 589.

The Alexandria Health Department is also recommending a fourth shot for immunocompromised residents who have received a booster shot.

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance clarifying that people with a weakened immune system (immunocompromised) who received an mRNA vaccine from Moderna and Pfizer should receive a COVID-19 booster dose three months after they complete their initial series of three doses, for a total of four doses,” AHD said in a release. “For immunocompromised people who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, additional doses are strongly recommended.”

Vaccine stats

  • There are 25,417 unvaccinated Alexandria residents
  • About 75% of residents (115,700 people) are fully vaccinated
  • 84% (128,463 people) of residents have gotten at least one dose
  • 56,208 residents have gotten booster shots

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

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