Four new COVID-19 outbreaks in the region
The Rappahannock Area Health District reports 34 coronavirus patients are hospitalized in the region. Nine positive cases since yesterday for a total of 1,646.
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Eileen Sousa with the Health District tells us there are four new outbreaks of COVID-19. Three of these outbreaks occurred in workplaces, including a restaurant, a retail store, and a construction workplace, each with 4-6 employees testing positive for the virus. The fourth outbreak occurred in a long-term care facility in which a resident and a staff member have tested positive. No information provided on names or locations of the businesses.
The Health District has conducted workplace investigations and provided public health guidance to each of these facilities, including infection control recommendations for the long-term care facility.