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Active COVID-19 cases fall statewide, increase slightly in Upshur County on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 6,597 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 343 since the last report.

Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (93), Barbour (74), Lewis (52), Randolph (91) and Webster (39) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of five active cases in the last 24 hours.

Twenty-five additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR, including a 72-year old male from Boone County, a 77-year old female from Berkeley County, an 86-year old female from Wayne County, a 70-year old male from Logan County, a 64-year old female from Lewis County, a 79-year old male from Jefferson County, a 64-year old male from Harrison County, a 79-year old female from Logan County, a 62-year old male from Mason County, and a 75-year old female from Harrison County.

Additional new deaths reported due to the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate include an 84-year old female from Cabell County, a 45-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 90-year old female from Marion County, an 86-year old female from Gilmer County, a 77-year old female from Raleigh County, a 28-year old female from Wyoming County, a 44-year old male from Wyoming County, a 60-year old female from Wyoming County, a 64-year old male from Wyoming County, a 78-year old male from Fayette County, a 47-year old male from Barbour County, a 54-year old male from Morgan County, a 40-year old female from Marshall County, a 91-year old female from Fayette County, and a 40-year old female from Brooke County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of November 2, 2021, there are currently 6,597 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 25 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 4,475 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.

About 585 residents are hospitalized with the virus (77% unvaccinated, 23% vaccinated), with 187 currently in intensive care (80% unvaccinated, 20% vaccinated) and 115 on a ventilator (86% unvaccinated, 14% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 8.8%.

A total of 920,519 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, meaning they have received both doses of the vaccine, the DHHR said.  That’s about 51% of the state.

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (74), Berkeley (414), Boone (148), Braxton (37), Brooke (63), Cabell (266), Calhoun (36), Clay (32), Doddridge (21), Fayette (147), Gilmer (36), Grant (62), Greenbrier (100), Hampshire (73), Hancock (123), Hardy (77), Harrison (274), Jackson (74), Jefferson (111), Kanawha (611), Lewis (52), Lincoln (134), Logan (90), Marion (273), Marshall (86), Mason (45), McDowell (62), Mercer (233), Mineral (104), Mingo (95), Monongalia (468), Monroe (36), Morgan (45), Nicholas (166), Ohio (96), Pendleton (17), Pleasants (16), Pocahontas (17), Preston (136), Putnam (301), Raleigh (281), Randolph (91), Ritchie (17), Roane (86), Summers (38), Taylor (121), Tucker (29), Tyler (12), Upshur (93), Wayne (96), Webster (39), Wetzel (57), Wirt (15), Wood (255), Wyoming (116).

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