The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 7,262 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 814 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (176), Barbour (87), Lewis (63), Randolph (56) and Webster (39) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of three active cases since Friday.
Thirty-one additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 59-year old male from Harrison County, a 64-year old female from Wood County, a 78-year old female from Braxton County, an 80-year old female from Marion County, a 69-year old male from Wood County, a 90-year old female from Putnam County, a 79-year old male from Cabell County, a 90-year old female from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Hancock County, a 72-year old female from Taylor County, a 68-year old male from Cabell County, a 64-year old male from Jackson County, a 54-year old male from Greenbrier County, an 89-year old female from Cabell County, an 87-year old male from Jackson County, a 96-year old female from Fayette County, an 85-year old female from Doddridge County, a 91-year old male from Wood County, an 84-year old female from Kanawha County, a 75-year old female from Harrison County, a 56-year old male from Harrison County, a 96-year old male from Mingo County, a 68-year old male from Harrison County, a 72-year old female from Fayette County, a 71-year old female from Cabell County, an 82-year old female from Kanawha County, an 86-year old male from Wood County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, a 57-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 64-year old male from Fayette County, and an 85-year old male from Lincoln County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of February 14, 2022, there are currently 7,262 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 31 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,023 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 779 residents are hospitalized with the virus (67% unvaccinated, 33% vaccinated), with 180 currently in intensive care (74% unvaccinated, 26% vaccinated) and 113 on a ventilator (81% unvaccinated, 19% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 15.25%.
A total of 957,366 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said. That’s about 53% of the state. Of those, 402,952 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (87), Berkeley (231), Boone (101), Braxton (46), Brooke (45), Cabell (328), Calhoun (38), Clay (40), Doddridge (24), Fayette (277), Gilmer (28), Grant (46), Greenbrier (210), Hampshire (49), Hancock (60), Hardy (35), Harrison (352), Jackson (49), Jefferson (87), Kanawha (732), Lewis (63), Lincoln (114), Logan (182), Marion (239), Marshall (139), Mason (127), McDowell (158), Mercer (357), Mineral (110), Mingo (182), Monongalia (260), Monroe (89), Morgan (29), Nicholas (122), Ohio (98), Pendleton (20), Pleasants (16), Pocahontas (45), Preston (192), Putnam (289), Raleigh (371), Randolph (56), Ritchie (36), Roane (55), Summers (53), Taylor (77), Tucker (28), Tyler (27), Upshur (176), Wayne (153), Webster (39), Wetzel (54), Wirt (15), Wood (260), Wyoming (166).