The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 2,858 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 470 since the last report.
Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (62), Barbour (12), Lewis (25), Randolph (18) and Webster (24) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of 15 active cases over the weekend.
Twenty-two additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 96-year old female from Wayne County, a 91-year old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year old female from Mason County, a 94-year old female from Roane County, a 91-year old female from Kanawha County, a 95-year old male from Cabell County, a 71-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old male from Wyoming County, a 75-year old male from Hancock County, a 56-year old male from Wood County, an 81-year old female from Roane County, an 85-year old female from Harrison County, an 88-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, a 92-year old female from Fayette County, an 83-year old male from Kanawha County, a 44-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old male from Lewis County, an 80-year old male from Wayne County, a 79-year old female from Wyoming County, and a 78-year old female from Upshur County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 11, 2022, there are currently 2,858 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 22 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,091 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 285 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 45 currently in intensive care and 10 on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 11.5%.
About 55% of the state has been vaccinated for COVID-19.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (12), Berkeley (181), Boone (40), Braxton (15), Brooke (20), Cabell (141), Calhoun (7), Clay (8), Doddridge (5), Fayette (92), Gilmer (10), Grant (13), Greenbrier (68), Hampshire (21), Hancock (43), Hardy (22), Harrison (137), Jackson (31), Jefferson (82), Kanawha (337), Lewis (25), Lincoln (22), Logan (53), Marion (97), Marshall (71), Mason (41), McDowell (67), Mercer (118), Mineral (34), Mingo (38), Monongalia (140), Monroe (21), Morgan (11), Nicholas (47), Ohio (58), Pendleton (7), Pleasants (16), Pocahontas (2), Preston (43), Putnam (96), Raleigh (145), Randolph (18), Ritchie (13), Roane (13), Summers (24), Taylor (27), Tucker (14), Tyler (5), Upshur (62), Wayne (17), Webster (24), Wetzel (24), Wirt (6), Wood (128), Wyoming (59).