Roanoke

The Roanoke area is seeing its smallest increases in COVID-19 cases since before Thanksgiving.

Doctor Cynthia Morrow with the Roanoke City-Alleghany Health District reported 468 new cases since last Tuesday.

Health officials in the Roanoke area hope the surge of COVID-19 cases created by holiday gatherings is over.

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Local health departments have worked to get stockpiled COVID-19 vaccine off shelves and into arms.

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The director of the Roanoke City-Allegheny Health District says the demand for COVID-19 vaccine will far exceed supply for some time.

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The director of the Roanoke City-Alleghany Health District called the limited COVID-19 vaccine capacity "heartbreaking."  And Dr. Cynthia Morrow said an increase in supply is not expected until late March.

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