The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 6,318 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 514 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (134), Barbour (53), Lewis (64), Randolph (89) and Webster (36) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of 16 active cases over the weekend.
Thirty additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 68-year old male from Upshur County, a 61-year old male from Logan County, a 65-year old male from Raleigh County, an 84-year old female from Kanawha County, a 49-year old female from Wayne County, an 83-year old female from Wayne County, an 88-year old female from Wayne County, a 77-year old female from Mingo County, a 49-year old female from Wood County, a 73-year old male from Preston County, a 44-year old female from Cabell County, a 53-year old male from Nicholas County, an 80-year old male from Webster County, a 65-year old male from Cabell County, an 81-year old female from Kanawha County, a 73-year old male from Berkeley County, a 71-year old male from Doddridge County, a 76-year old female from Lincoln County, a 36-year old male from Lewis County, a 70-year old female from Harrison County, a 57-year old female from Kanawha County, an 88-year old male from Kanawha County, a 67-year old female from Cabell County, a 94-year old female from Raleigh County, an 81-year old male from Hancock County, a 93-year old female from Wood County, a 66-year old female from Wood County, a 79-year old male from Tucker County, a 65-year old male from Harrison County, and a 67-year old male from Jefferson County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of November 8, 2021, there are currently 6,318 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 30 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 4,548 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 533 residents are hospitalized with the virus (77% unvaccinated, 23% vaccinated), with 197 currently in intensive care (84% unvaccinated, 16% vaccinated) and 100 on a ventilator (84% unvaccinated, 16% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 9.16%.
A total of 926,802 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 52% of the state.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (53), Berkeley (364), Boone (109), Braxton (48), Brooke (59), Cabell (299), Calhoun (26), Clay (36), Doddridge (8), Fayette (143), Gilmer (29), Grant (74), Greenbrier (98), Hampshire (79), Hancock (122), Hardy (83), Harrison (266), Jackson (83), Jefferson (119), Kanawha (571), Lewis (64), Lincoln (169), Logan (95), Marion (261), Marshall (93), Mason (72), McDowell (59), Mercer (274), Mineral (110), Mingo (68), Monongalia (264), Monroe (46), Morgan (53), Nicholas (189), Ohio (99), Pendleton (14), Pleasants (13), Pocahontas (17), Preston (141), Putnam (253), Raleigh (238), Randolph (89), Ritchie (19), Roane (108), Summers (30), Taylor (123), Tucker (19), Tyler (18), Upshur (134), Wayne (86), Webster (36), Wetzel (59), Wirt (10), Wood (230), Wyoming (96).