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Two Barbour County residents among Tuesday’s COVID-19 deaths

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 418 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (7), Lewis (8), Randolph (6) and Webster (3) counties.

A total of 150 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR.

The seven-day average number of new daily cases continues to decline, dropping from nearly 800 at the start of the month to just 512 per day currently.

Nineteen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR:

  • a 63-year old female from Marion County,
  • an 82-year old female from Marion County,
  • a 65-year old female from Jackson County,
  • a 64-year old male from Doddridge County,
  • a 68-year old female from Wood County,
  • a 69-year old male from Cabell County,
  • an 82-year old female from Logan County,
  • an 81-year old female from Barbour County,
  • a 77-year old male from Cabell County,
  • a 66-year old female from Logan County,
  • a 90-year old female from Mercer County,
  • a 79-year old male from Mercer County,
  • an 85-year old female from Kanawha County,
  • an 83-year old female from Barbour County,
  • a 73-year old male from Mercer County,
  • a 64-year old male from Raleigh County,
  • a 64-year old female from Mercer County,
  • a 96-year old female from Raleigh County,
  • a 91-year old male from Pendleton County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of February 9, 2021, there have been 2,007,316 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 125,522 total cases and 2,150 total deaths,” according to a press release.

About 14,756 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 108,616 people have recovered and 2,150 have died. The daily percent positive was 4.8%.

A total of 108,870 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, meaning they have received both doses of the vaccine, the DHHR said.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,151), Berkeley (9,279), Boone (1,493), Braxton (757), Brooke (1,945), Cabell (7,365), Calhoun (217), Clay (361), Doddridge (434), Fayette (2,514), Gilmer (660), Grant (1,020), Greenbrier (2,328), Hampshire (1,452), Hancock (2,537), Hardy (1,244), Harrison (4,644), Jackson (1,616), Jefferson (3,456), Kanawha (11,487), Lewis (936), Lincoln (1,166), Logan (2,563), Marion (3,519), Marshall (2,925), Mason (1,714), McDowell (1,305), Mercer (4,029), Mineral (2,543), Mingo (2,027), Monongalia (7,398), Monroe (910), Morgan (892), Nicholas (1,106), Ohio (3,488), Pendleton (602), Pleasants (787), Pocahontas (570), Preston (2,461), Putnam (3,977), Raleigh (4,371), Randolph (2,289), Ritchie (585), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,043), Tucker (477), Tyler (596), Upshur (1,585), Wayne (2,496), Webster (278), Wetzel (1,032), Wirt (333), Wood (6,731), Wyoming (1,669).

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