Fairfax County Covid Cases

As of Saturday, Sept. 26, the Virginia Department of Health and Fairfax County Department of Health reported that 20,687 Fairfax County residents have tested positive for Covid-19 and more than 586 have died. More than 3,144 people have died in Virginia due to Covid-19 and 145,408 have tested positive for the illness.

See https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus/covid-19-in-virginia-cases/

By Race

The Fairfax County Department of Health reports that 47.4 percent of Covid-19 cases have affected Latino residents even though they make up 16.2 percent of the county population. Black residents account for 9.2 percent of the population and 8.2 percent of cases reported in the county. Asian residents make up 18.8 percent of the population but only 8.6 percent of cases while white residents make up 51.6 percent of the county and account for 19.6 percent of cases.

Approximately 11.8 percent (2460 cases) of race and ethnicity data is missing, according to the Department of Health. “As a result, caution should be used when interpreting these results.”

By Age

Because different age groups are made up of different numbers of residents in Fairfax Health District, the Fairfax County Department of Health presents the total deceased case count per 100,000 residents. This number takes the total count of deceased cases in an age group, divides it by the total population in that age group and multiplies it by 100,000. By doing this, the Department of Health can compare the number of fatalities between age groups while considering the age group structure of Fairfax Health District. The Fairfax Health District includes the City of Fairfax and the City of Falls Church.

More than 499 people 65-and-older have died in the Fairfax County Health District, and they represent a case count of 334.1 fatalities per 100,000 people. More than 75 people 51-64 years of age have died and they represent a case count of 31.8 fatalities per 100,000, and people 18-49 account for 27 deaths and a case count of 5.2 per 100,000 people. No deaths have occurred in youth up to 18 as of Sept. 26, 2020.

In terms of the number of cases per 100,000 people, youth up to 18 have a case count of 722.3 per 100,000 people, people 18-49 have a case count of 2,324.4 per 100,000, people 50-64 have a case count of 1,815.7 per 100,000 people and senior citizens 65 years and older have a case count of 1,714.1 per 100,000 people.

By Zip Code

The Fairfax Health District also reports cases by zip code in terms of cases per 100,000 people. The breakdown:

Zip Code

22306 (4,086.5)

22150 (3,903.3)

22311 (3,878.1)

22041 (3,619.3)

20170 (3,387.8)

22042 (3,265.1)

22312 (3,233.8)

22027 (3,090.6)

22003 (3,052.3)

22309 (3,034.3)

22304 (2,634.3)

22302 (2,420.4)

22303 (2,396.6)

22044 (2,377.2)

22151 (2,234.2)

22031 (2,064.1)

20151 (1,913.5)

22079 (1,865.3)

22046 (1,706.2)

20190 (1,705.7)

20191 (1,668.5)

22310 (1,627.9)

22043 (1,555.4)

20121 (1,439.9)

22015 (1,436.1)

20120 (1,432.6)

22180 (1,396.3)

22030 (1,378.3)

22033 (1,294.7)

22307 (1,283.8)

22152 (1,260.9)

22153 (1,201.9)

20171 (1,102.7)

22315 (1,068.6)

22308 (957.8)

22102 (946.1)

22182 (913)

22032 (912.3)

22039 (887.6)

22181 (860.3)

20124 (827.9)

22060 (799.7)

22066 (795.6)

22101 (769.6)

22124 (746.1)

20194 (600.1)

22035 (0)

22185 (0)

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