With summer heat in full swing, Covid cases are trending downward in Alexandria.
As of Monday (August 8), there are 39,692 reported cases, according to the Virginia Department of Health. There have been 196 deaths.
The seven-day average of new cases is now 54.1. At around the same period in July, the seven-day average of new cases was 70.9 — exactly the seven-day average on June 20.
The city currently has a Medium community level, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There have been 434 new cases reported so far this month. Below are monthly totals for 2022.
- January — 12,822 new cases
- February — 1,227 new cases
- March — 593 new cases
- April — 1,488 new cases
- May — 2,900 new cases
- June — 2,357 new cases
- July — 2,396 new cases
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. The city’s two-and-a-half-year-long state of emergency expired on June 30.
- There are 24,138 unvaccinated Alexandria residents
- About 77% of residents (120,881 people) are fully vaccinated
- 85% (133,313 people) of residents got at least one dose
- 61,950 residents got their first booster shot
- 11,827 residents got their second booster shot
This month, VDH reported the following new cases in Alexandria:
- 31 new cases on August 8
- 32 new cases on August 7
- 48 new cases on August 6
- 68 new cases on August 5
- 65 new cases on August 4
- 69 new cases on August 3
- 66 new cases on August 2
- 55 new cases on August 1
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