On Saturday morning, the VDH reported 9 new COVID-19 deaths in Virginia after reporting thirteen yesterday. The whole number of COVID-19 related deaths in Virginia is listed as 10,675 . Daily new COVID-19 instances within the state are at 1,005, after yesterday’s 1,340. Before that, the daily new case rely hadn’t dropped below 1,000 since March eight, when it was 892. According to reporting from the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 653,326 complete reported instances of COVID in Virginia .
Currently, no COVID-19 vaccine is allowed for kids underneath age sixteen. But that might soon change as Pfizer and BioNTech have asked the Food and Drug Administration to expand their emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine to include kids as younger as 12. At least 434 individuals within the United States have contracted this coronavirus variant. The largest number of cases are in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Florida. These variants have mutations in the virus genome that alter the characteristics and trigger the virus to act differently in ways which might be vital to public health,” in accordance with the CDC website.