Impact of Omicron surge seen as deaths soared in Virginia last week

Virginia COVID-19 deaths by locality

Rappahannock County is among the areas in Virginia with the lowest death rates due to COVID-19 (shown in lighter blue on the map). 

Although new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall sharply, the worst impacts of the winter Omicron surge are now becoming apparent as reports of COVID-related deaths soared last week in Virginia.

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