Three localities in Virginia have had no infections for two weeks. Lynchburg has lowest rate of any major city. But Southwest still ranks high.
Hopewell and Petersburg see infection rates fall to zero. Lynchburg also among lowest rates in state.
Why Australia has a much lower infection rate than we do.
Ten highest localities are west of Blue Ridge but Montgomery County and some Southside localities now have some of state’s lowest infection rates.
The least-vaccinated localities are in Southwest and Southside Virginia. So are the highest infection rates.
The nine highest localities, and 13 of the 14 highest, are all west of the Blue Ridge.
Virus rates in most of his district are high and getting higher. So what’s the alternative theory on how to beat this virus?
Generally speaking, virus rates are rising where vaccination rates are lowest.
Four of the five least-vaccinated localities in the state are in Southwest. The other is in Southside.
Eight of the 14 highest localities in Virginia are in Southwest or Southside.