COVID-19 Cases & Hospitalizations Up

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association reports a 50% increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout the Commonwealth over the past week. As of Sunday 250 people are hospitalized. The Virginia Department of Health reported COVID-19 cased increased 20% last week mainly due to the new Omicron sub-variants. Close to 84% of adult Virginians are now considered fully vaccinated. Experts are predicting a COVID-19 case surge this summer that could be greater than last summer.