The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Friday that 460 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 38 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (5), Barbour (0), Lewis (0), Randolph (11) and Webster (3) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of one active case in the last 24 hours.
Fifty-two additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR, including a 94-year old female from Wyoming County, a 56-year old female from Putnam County, a 94-year old male from Barbour County, a 63-year old male from Cabell County, and a 72-year old female from Cabell County.
New deaths reported as a result of the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate include a 94-year old male from Ohio County, a 41-year old female from Raleigh County, an 87-year old male from Berkeley County, a 79-year old male from Putnam County, a 70-year old male from Wayne County, a 69-year old male from Cabell County, a 96-year old male from Ohio County, a 91-year old male from Monroe County, a 74-year old female from Wayne County, a 66-year old female from Summers County, a 62-year old male from Ohio County, a 68-year old female from Ohio County, an 80-year old male from Harrison County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, a 77-year old male from Jefferson County, a 67-year old male from Preston County, an 86-year old female from Mercer County, a 61-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 72-year old male from Raleigh County, an 81-year old male from Webster County, a 90-year old female from Preston County, a 55-year old female from McDowell County, a 53-year old female from Berkeley County, an 88-year old male from Ohio County, a 70-year old male from McDowell County, a 61-year old male from Ohio County, a 70-year old male from Lincoln County, an 85-year old male from Ritchie County, a 68-year old male from Marion County, an 83-year old female from Raleigh County, a 70-year old male from Upshur County, a 61-year old male from Preston County, a 91-year old female from Ohio County, a 64-year old male from Randolph County, a 56-year old male from Kanawha County, a 90-year old male from Wood County, an 84-year old male from Wetzel County, an 82-year old female from Kanawha County, a 77-year old male from Marion County, a 62-year old male from Boone County, a 78-year old female from Mercer County, a 49-year old male from Wyoming County, a 63-year old female from Wyoming County, a 91-year old female from Kanawha County, a 54-year old male from Raleigh County, a 73-year old female from Mineral County, and a 48-year old male from Fayette County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 25, 2022, there are currently 460 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 52 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,739 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 171 residents are hospitalized with the virus (57% unvaccinated, 43% vaccinated), with 43 currently in intensive care (65% unvaccinated, 35% vaccinated) and 26 on a ventilator (65% unvaccinated, 35% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 1.74%.
A total of 967,535 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said. That’s about 54% of the state. Of those, 420,792 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (0), Berkeley (29), Boone (2), Braxton (4), Brooke (4), Cabell (25), Calhoun (0), Clay (0), Doddridge (1), Fayette (9), Gilmer (0), Grant (4), Greenbrier (18), Hampshire (4), Hancock (4), Hardy (1), Harrison (21), Jackson (6), Jefferson (15), Kanawha (38), Lewis (0), Lincoln (3), Logan (6), Marion (20), Marshall (9), Mason (4), McDowell (7), Mercer (32), Mineral (1), Mingo (9), Monongalia (40), Monroe (1), Morgan (4), Nicholas (8), Ohio (7), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (0), Preston (8), Putnam (11), Raleigh (29), Randolph (11), Ritchie (3), Roane (4), Summers (6), Taylor (5), Tucker (3), Tyler (0), Upshur (5), Wayne (7), Webster (3), Wetzel (1), Wirt (0), Wood (14), Wyoming (9).