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% VA PCR Test Positivity on 18 September

Healthy Communities Virginia Lightning Round Tournament

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As a consequence of the Delta variant surge, there is increased testing occurring across Virginia. A key uncertainty is whether the number of SARS-CoV-2 tests that will be administered in Virginia will keep pace with the number of new cases — maintaining adequate testing levels is important for capturing positive COVID-19 cases.

On 20 August, the 7-day moving average of PCR percent positivity by lab report date for all health districts was 9.8%.

What will be the 7-day moving average of PCR percent positivity by lab report date in Virginia on 18 September?

This will resolve as the 7-day moving average of the "Percent Positivity by Lab Report Date - All Health Districts, PCR Only" on the VDH testing dashboard as of 18 September.

If the positivity rate exceeds 30%, then this resolves as ">30"

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