Cumulative Case Count Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD): 73809 (up 533)
People hospitalized with COVID-19, as of Monday 9/12/2022: 36
- 22 new hospitalizations
COVID-19 related deaths, as of Tuesday 9/13/2022: 1060
- 666 Alleghany Health District, 394 Roanoke City Health District
Current CDC Variant Proportions: BA.5 (87%) remains the predominant circulating strain in Region 3, which includes Virginia.
Hepatitis A Outbreak:
Since January 1, 2022, 85 cases of hepatitis A, including 60 hospitalizations, have been reported in RCAHD. No new cases were reported this week.
A second RCAHD case of neuroinvasive West Nile Virus has been reported locally. Individuals are advised to take precautions to decrease the risk of mosquito and tick-borne infections.