- COVID19 cases continue to grow in all health districts of Virginia, and models continue to project cases will rise into September.
- The model indicates that, in addition to vaccination, prevention measures such as mask usage and social distancing will be necessary to avoid the worst outcomes from Delta.
- Virginians are beginning to respond to Delta, increasing mask usage, seeking out vaccines, among other measures, which is improving the outlook.
- Vaccines are highly effective, particularly against hospitalization and death. Vaccination is the best method to protect yourself and your family.