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West Virginia reports 1,924 active COVID cases, 36 new deaths on Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 1,924 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 42 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (28), Barbour (21), Lewis (24), Randolph (21) and Webster (9) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of two active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Thirty-six additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 53-year old male from Kanawha County, a 68-year old female from Boone County, a 79-year old female from Marshall County, a 75-year old male from Wyoming County, a 39-year old female from McDowell County, an 81-year old female from Raleigh County, a 91-year old female from Logan County, a 91-year old female from Kanawha County, a 59-year old male from Mason County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a 93-year old female from Harrison County, a 66-year old female from Kanawha County, an 89-year old female from Clay County, an 84-year old male from Kanawha County, a 76-year old male from Logan County, a 91-year old male from Jackson County, an 81-year old male from Nicholas County, an 89-year old male from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, a 71-year old male from Preston County, an 80-year old female from Ohio County, a 107-year old male from Logan County, a 50-year old female from Cabell County, an 84-year old female from Wood County, a 91-year old female from Clay County, an 80-year old female from Morgan County, a 68-year old female from Braxton County, an 81-year old female from Ohio County, an 87-year old female from Kanawha County, a 61-year old male from Wayne County, a 66-year old female from Putnam County, a 68-year old female from Raleigh County, a 68-year old female from Wyoming County, a 75-year old female from Putnam County, a 71-year old female from Putnam County, and an 84-year old male from Kanawha County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 23, 2022, there are currently 1,924 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 36 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,054 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 192 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 21 currently in intensive care and 5 on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 6.33%. 

About 55% of the state has been vaccinated for COVID-19. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (21), Berkeley (108), Boone (24), Braxton (12), Brooke (15), Cabell (101), Calhoun (14), Clay (4), Doddridge (2), Fayette (39), Gilmer (9), Grant (19), Greenbrier (42), Hampshire (19), Hancock (25), Hardy (23), Harrison (104), Jackson (21), Jefferson (80), Kanawha (160), Lewis (24), Lincoln (11), Logan (42), Marion (79), Marshall (38), Mason (31), McDowell (28), Mercer (73), Mineral (36), Mingo (18), Monongalia (119), Monroe (26), Morgan (9), Nicholas (23), Ohio (27), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (9), Pocahontas (3), Preston (17), Putnam (80), Raleigh (84), Randolph (21), Ritchie (5), Roane (39), Summers (15), Taylor (17), Tucker (2), Tyler (7), Upshur (28), Wayne (23), Webster (9), Wetzel (23), Wirt (3), Wood (79), Wyoming (33).

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