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Covid numbers steadily up in Alexandria, seven-day average of new cases now 77

Another Alexandria resident has died from Covid, and cases continue to steadily increase.

As of Monday (July 18), there are 38,174 reported cases, an increase of 540 cases since this time last week. The seven-day average of new cases is now 77.1, up from 70.9, and the seven-day positivity rate for Covid tests is now 19.2%, up from 17.4%.

There have been 196 deaths.

So far this month, there have been 1,312 new cases reported. January saw the most new cases with 12,822 reported, followed by 2,900 cases in May, 2,357 cases in June, 1,488 cases in April, 1,227 cases in February and 593 cases in March.

The city currently has a Medium community level, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Alexandria Health Department’s last update was on June 21, to announce the availability of vaccine shots for kids older than six months of age.

Vaccine Update

  • There are 24,942 unvaccinated Alexandria residents
  • About 76% of residents (120,124 people) are fully vaccinated
  • 84% (132,509 people) of residents got at least one dose
  • 62,447 residents got booster shots

This month, VDH reported the following new cases in Alexandria:

  • 24 new cases on July 18
  • 98 new cases on July 17
  • 97 new cases on July 16
  • 80 new cases on July 15
  • 99 new cases on July 14
  • 65 new cases on July 13
  • 77 new cases on July 12
  • 45 new cases on July 11
  • 72 new cases on July 10
  • 64 new cases on July 9
  • 90 new cases on July 8
  • 106 new cases on July 7
  • 58 new cases on July 6
  • 61 new cases on July 5
  • 70 new cases on July 4
  • 66 new cases on July 3
  • 63 new cases on July 2
  • 77 new cases on July 1

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