The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 1,854 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 135 since the last report.
Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (23), Barbour (21), Lewis (16), Randolph (18) and Webster (5) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of three active cases in the last 24 hours.
Twelve additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 91-year old female from Fayette County, an 82-year old male from Kanawha County, an 83-year old male from Fayette County, a 93-year old male from Harrison County, a 74-year old male from Fayette County, a 48-year old male from Mercer County, an 88-year old female from Ohio County, an 85-year old female from Wyoming County, a 60-year old male from Cabell County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, an 87-year old female from Ohio County, and a 70-year old female from Randolph County.
Please note that the National Center for Health Statistics will be unable to certify deaths from June 6-20 due to a system update affecting all 50 states. This will result in a decrease in deaths reported during this time period.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 14, 2022, there are currently 1,854 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 12 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,013 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 203 residents are hospitalized with the virus (52% unvaccinated, 48% vaccinated), with 25 currently in intensive care (52% unvaccinated, 48% vaccinated) and four on a ventilator (100% unvaccinated, 0% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 11.80%.
A total of 980,541 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said. That’s about 55% of the state. About 510,054 booster doses have been administered.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (21), Berkeley (131), Boone (34), Braxton (13), Brooke (23), Cabell (100), Calhoun (6), Clay (3), Doddridge (6), Fayette (44), Gilmer (9), Grant (14), Greenbrier (39), Hampshire (24), Hancock (26), Hardy (11), Harrison (104), Jackson (11), Jefferson (53), Kanawha (156), Lewis (16), Lincoln (21), Logan (44), Marion (74), Marshall (12), Mason (37), McDowell (16), Mercer (88), Mineral (25), Mingo (30), Monongalia (115), Monroe (24), Morgan (9), Nicholas (28), Ohio (38), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (7), Preston (21), Putnam (58), Raleigh (97), Randolph (18), Ritchie (8), Roane (16), Summers (6), Taylor (28), Tucker (13), Tyler (7), Upshur (23), Wayne (31), Webster (5), Wetzel (20), Wirt (2), Wood (68), Wyoming (19).