Coronavirus update: Virginia’s positivity rate is now 2.7%

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Health reported 323 new cases of COVID-19, after seeing a record low in cases earlier in the week.

According to VDH, nearly eight million total doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the Commonwealth so far. Out of those doses, 53.6% of the population is vaccinated with at least one dose of the vaccine, and 54.1% of adults 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

The state’s positivity rate is now 2.7%.

Diversity Richmond is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health to hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic today.

There will be two sessions: One from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and another from 1-3:30 p.m. This event is open to anyone aged 18 or older. The Moderna vaccine will be administered.

No appointment is necessary, and those who get their shot will also get a follow-up appointment for their second dose.

Here is the latest percent of population fully vaccinated by locality:

  • Charles City County: 43.4%
  • Chesterfield County: 40.2%
  • City of Colonial Heights: 33.0%
  • City of Hopewell: 26.6%
  • City of Petersburg: 29.1%
  • City of Richmond: 34.8%
  • Dinwiddie County: 30%
  • Goochland County: 51.9%
  • Hanover County: 45.8%
  • Henrico County: 42.6%
  • New Kent County: 39.5%
  • Powhatan County: 36.7%

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