VIRGINIA — The Virginia Department of Health is tracking COVID-19 vaccination numbers as vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are being distributed around the state under FDA emergency use authorization.
As of Sunday, 38,172 vaccine doses have been administered in Virginia. No one has received the second dose, which both Pfizer and Moderna's vaccines require. Pfizer's doses should be taken 21 days apart, and Moderna's doses should be 28 days apart. To date, 227,425 vaccine doses have been distributed around Virginia.
Data for vaccine doses administered is also available on a locality level. Leading localities is Fairfax County, the state's most populous jurisdiction with 3,302 doses given. Below are the latest numbers for our coverage areas in Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg.
Fairfax County: 3,302 doses administered
Loudoun County: 849
Prince William County: 706
Arlington County: 705
Spotsylvania County: 193
Stafford County: 145
Falls Church: 61
On Sunday, 3,999 new coronavirus cases were reported by the Virginia Department of Health. The seven-day average of daily cases is 3,818. Northern Virginia had 1,436 new cases and a seven-day average of 1,069 daily cases.
The statewide seven-day average of positive PCR tests is 12.2 percent as of Dec. 24, while Northern Virginia's average is 11 percent. A seven-day average of 27,750 testing encounters are being reported, and Northern Virginia's average is 8,361.
Current COVID-19 hospitalizations total 2,495 as of Sunday, which include 514 in the intensive care units and 318 on ventilators. The northern region accounts for 589 of the hospitalizations and has 106 ICU patients and 68 on ventilators.
According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, 1,004 of 3,029 available ventilators are in use among all hospital patients in Virginia, representing 33 percent capacity. ICU occupancy stands at 79 percent, compared to the 2019 average of 67 percent. No hospitals have reported difficulty obtaining personal protective equipment within 72 hours since Sept. 18.
There were 14 new deaths reported on Sunday, and the seven-day average of daily death reports is 29. Death data is available as both the date of report and by date of death and are updated as amendments to the death records as they are received by VDH.
Cumulative totals in Virginia stand at 333,576 cases, 17,548 hospitalizations and 4,854 deaths. The total number of cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days is 606.6. The seven-day average of new daily hospitalizations per 100,000 is 1.1, while the average for deaths per 100,000 is 0.3.
Below are the latest coronavirus data updates for our coverage area from Saturday to Sunday:
Alexandria: 7,068 cases, 426 hospitalizations, 86 deaths; increase of 83 cases and two hospitalizations
Arlington County: 8,568 cases, 647 hospitalizations, 177 deaths; increase of 93 cases and one death
Fairfax County: 42,459 cases, 2,876 hospitalizations, 671 deaths; increase of 690 cases and six hospitalizations
Fairfax City: 294 cases, 25 hospitalizations, 10 deaths; increase of 12 cases
Falls Church: 168 cases, 16 hospitalizations, six deaths; increase of two cases
Loudoun County: 13,600 cases, 630 hospitalizations, 154 deaths; increase of 159 cases and one hospitalization
Manassas: 2,829 cases, 147 hospitalizations, 30 deaths; increase of 26 cases
Manassas Park: 910 cases, 62 hospitalizations, eight deaths; increase of six cases
Prince William County: 24,657 cases, 1,204 hospitalizations, 249 deaths; increase of 365 cases and two hospitalizations
Fredericksburg: 978 cases, 63 hospitalizations, eight deaths; no changes
Spotsylvania County: 4,470 cases, 208 hospitalizations, 67 deaths; increase of six cases and four hospitalizations
Stafford County: 4,891 cases, 222 hospitalizations, 23 deaths; increase of five cases and one hospitalization