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Highest daily case timing in VA before Mar 18

Healthy Communities Real-Time Pandemic Decision Making

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Over the past few weeks since Thanksgiving, case rates in Virginia have steadily climbed driven by various factors including the Omicron variant. As of December 21st, 2021, the 7-day average number of daily new cases reported in Virginia is at 3575 quickly approaching the Delta wave peak of 3689. Long term forecasts are inherently difficult due to behavioral changes, holiday travel, and the impact of cold weather during the coming months. Further, current model projections indicate an unprecedented surge that could be caused by the Omicron variant.

The highest 7-day average number of daily new cases reported in Virginia since April 1st, 2020 occurred on January 18th, 2021, with the 7-day average of 6166 cases.

When will the highest 7-day average number of daily new cases be reported in Virginia between December 24th, 2021 and March 18th, 2022?

The question will be resolved as the date when the highest 7-day average number of daily new cases were reported in Virginia between December 24th, 2021 and March 18th, 2022 (both included) from the Locality tab of Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Cases & Testing Dashboard.

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