Statewide, the percentage of positive results from COVID-19 testing is down
The Rappahannock Area Health District reports 30 people hospitalized with COVID-19. 41 new cases in the past 24 hours.
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Eileen Sousa with the Health District says the majority of cases is adults 20-59.
While total cases continue to increase, data from the State Health Department coronavirus dashboard show the seven-day average for confirmed and probable cases dropped in late May.
Statewide, the percentage of positive results from COVID-19 testing is down. The seven-day average for percent of positive test results was at 10.1% as of Tuesday, which is the most recent figure provided by VDH. That’s down from a peak of 22.2% on April 19.
The Virginia Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard taken June 5 shows the increase in testing (dark blue bars) as well as the decrease in percent positivity (yellow line) that started in mid-April.