The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 15,124 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 1,144 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (101), Barbour (43), Lewis (47), Randolph (177) and Webster (19) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of 26 active cases over the weekend.
Twenty-four additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – of a 73-year old female from Summers County, an 81-year old male from Mercer County, an 88-year old female from Mercer County, a 72-year old male from Wood County, an 81-year old male from Summers County, a 60-year old male from Mercer County, an 87-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 32-year old female from Ohio County, a 77-year old female from Mercer County, a 47-year old male from Kanawha County, a 78-year old male from Monroe County, a 61-year old female from Mercer County, a 69-year old female from Taylor County, a 75-year old male from Mineral County, a 57-year old male from Cabell County, an 86-year old male from Berkeley County, a 69-year old male from Cabell County, a 60-year old male from Berkeley County, a 63-year old male from Mercer County, a 69-year old female from Hampshire County, a 63-year old male from Mercer County, a 90-year old female from Upshur County, a 62-year old female from Mercer County, and an 89-year old female from Kanawha County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of January 10, 2022, there are currently 15,124 COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 24 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 5,445 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 815 residents are hospitalized with the virus (76% unvaccinated, 24% vaccinated), with 224 currently in intensive care (83% unvaccinated, 17% vaccinated) and 133 on a ventilator (91% unvaccinated, 19% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 19.86%.
A total of 939,569 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said. That’s about 52% of the state.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (43), Berkeley (2,024), Boone (143), Braxton (76), Brooke (166), Cabell (920), Calhoun (34), Clay (70), Doddridge (18), Fayette (319), Gilmer (25), Grant (101), Greenbrier (245), Hampshire (212), Hancock (217), Hardy (149), Harrison (436), Jackson (75), Jefferson (963), Kanawha (1,639), Lewis (47), Lincoln (142), Logan (184), Marion (429), Marshall (216), Mason (108), McDowell (99), Mercer (388), Mineral (320), Mingo (107), Monongalia (1,117), Monroe (90), Morgan (216), Nicholas (112), Ohio (419), Pendleton (38), Pleasants (47), Pocahontas (23), Preston (263), Putnam (534), Raleigh (586), Randolph (177), Ritchie (44), Roane (72), Summers (61), Taylor (130), Tucker (19), Tyler (39), Upshur (101), Wayne (189), Webster (19), Wetzel (111), Wirt (20), Wood (666), Wyoming (116).