In the Fairfax Health District, COVID-19 cases are on the decline, and vaccinations have continued to rise.
At least one Covid vaccine dose has been administered to 85% of all residents in the district, which includes Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church, according to the Fairfax County Health Department’s data dashboard.
That amounts to 1,005,887 residents, including:
- 92.8% of people aged 18 and older
- 99% of 16-17 year olds
- 95.4% of 12-15 year olds
- 61.8% of 5-11 year olds
- 12% of kids aged 4 months through 4 years
The district has 914,421 fully vaccinated residents, or 77.3%, including 85.2% of adults. Booster rates have ticked up slightly since last week, with over 10% of kids aged 5 to 11 years old having now gotten an additional dose.
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