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Covid figures trend up in January but hospital admissions remain low

Hospital admissions for Covid over the last year (image via City of Alexandria)

If it seems like a lot of folks are coming down with Covid, you’re not just imagining it; Alexandria has seen an increase in Alexandria Hospital admission levels for Covid this month.

Hospital admissions for Covid hit their peak for the last year during the week of Jan. 13, with roughly 10 hospital admissions per 100k residents.

The good news is that even at that peak, hospital admissions were still in the “Low” category. While admissions often increase after the holiday season, 2024 marked the first time those admissions didn’t climb to “Medium” levels during that period since the pandemic started.

Overall, there were 172 people admitted to the hospital in Alexandria for Covid over the last week, a 10% decline from the previous week.

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