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Residents from Randolph, Barbour, Lewis and Webster counties die from COVID-19, DHHR announces Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 17,664 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 921 since the last report.

Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (332), Barbour (299), Lewis (144), Randolph (327) and Webster (61) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of 23 active cases in the last 24 hours.

Twenty-two additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 34-year old male from Randolph County, a 58-year old female from Randolph County, a 74-year old female from Barbour County, a 48-year old male from Lewis County, a 58-year old male from Webster County, a 79-year old male from Wetzel County, a 69-year old male from Putnam County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a 74-year old female from Mercer County, a 59-year old male from Putnam County, a 73-year old female from Hampshire County, an 89-year old female from Jefferson County, a 68-year old female from Marshall County, a 53-year old male from Monongalia County, a 34-year old male from Monroe County, a 41-year old male from Marion County, an 82-year old male from Mercer County, a 68-year old male from Wood County, a 72-year old male from Boone County, an 83-year old male from Monongalia County, a 77-year old female from McDowell County and a 78-year old male from Mercer County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 1, 2021, there have been 3,408,287 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 191,156 total cases and 3,106 deaths,” according to a press release.

The daily percent positive was 9.54%.

A total of 912,883 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.

TOTAL CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,994), Berkeley (14,565), Boone (2,469), Braxton (1,250), Brooke (2,436), Cabell (10,589), Calhoun (523), Clay (714), Doddridge (719), Fayette (4,210), Gilmer (1,012), Grant (1,462), Greenbrier (3,431), Hampshire (2,174), Hancock (3,081), Hardy (1,786), Harrison (7,181), Jackson (2,578), Jefferson (5,314), Kanawha (18,006), Lewis (1,771), Lincoln (1,888), Logan (3,800), Marion (5,384), Marshall (4,096), Mason (2,504), McDowell (1,951), Mercer (6,134), Mineral (3,299), Mingo (3,215), Monongalia (10,289), Monroe (1,541), Morgan (1,450), Nicholas (2,315), Ohio (4,896), Pendleton (828), Pleasants (1,063), Pocahontas (803), Preston (3,286), Putnam (6,179), Raleigh (8,249), Randolph (3,629), Ritchie (878), Roane (857), Summers (991), Taylor (1,549), Tucker (676), Tyler (957), Upshur (2,669), Wayne (3,797), Webster (730), Wetzel (1,773), Wirt (530), Wood (9,171), Wyoming (2,514).

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