As of July 1, 2021, the reporting of COVID-19 outbreaks within selected settings by facility name, number of cases and deaths is no longer required by law and this dashboard has been removed.
Governor Northam’s Amended Declaration of Emergency for COVID-19, Executive Order 51, is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2021. The COVID-19 Outbreaks by Selected Exposure Settings and the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Virginia Higher Education dashboards were established to meet the requirements of HB5048 of the 2020 Virginia General Assembly Special Session Number One upon declaration of emergency in response to a public health threat by the Governor. The Health and Human Services (HHS) Declaration of Emergency remains in effect.
Historic datasets for the removed COVID-19 Outbreaks by Selected Exposure Settings and the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Virginia Higher Education dashboards continue to be accessible in the Virginia Open Data Portal. As of July 1, 2021, these datasets will no longer be updated.
Although Executive Order 51 is no longer in effect, Local Health Departments continue to investigate and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks to protect communities in Virginia.
VDH continues to publish the number of COVID-19 outbreaks by facility type and VDH health district on the COVID-19 in Virginia: Outbreaks dashboard.