KEY MEASURES: Virginia Department of Health
Dashboard updated 7/15/2021. Case counts reflect what has been reported to VDH by healthcare providers and laboratories.
Unvaccinated citizens: majority of COVID deaths
“The newly released statistics prompted the health department to call vaccinations “the most important strategy to stop the COVID-19 pandemic…”
Race data was missing for 1.3m vaccinated Virginians
“Around 1.6 million people were missing the information on the state’s vaccine dashboard, but nearly 1.3 million people did in fact report their race when they received a vaccine....“
Business, Economy, & Labor News
Court rejects challenge to Virginia’s carbon rule
Richmond’s circuit court has a rejected a challenge filed by a group representing Virginia manufacturers who sought to thwart the state’s entry into a regional carbon-trading network.
Virginians of color were more likely to lose job or money due to pandemic, study says
Northam rolls out plan to use $353 million in federal aid to help businesses hurt by pandemic
2021 Virginia General Election