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West Virginia reports 2,117 active COVID cases, nine new deaths on Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 2,117 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 29 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (43), Barbour (10), Lewis (35), Randolph (41) and Webster (5) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of one active case in the last 24 hours. 

Nine additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – an 89-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 77-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 67-year old male from Jefferson County, a 67-year old female from Putnam County, an 81-year old male from Ohio County, a 27-year old female from Wayne County, a 72-year old male from Monongalia County, a 100-year old female from Mineral County, and a 15-year old female from Raleigh County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 2, 2022, there are currently 2,117 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been nine deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,971 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 175 residents are hospitalized with the virus (53% unvaccinated, 47% vaccinated), with 23 currently in intensive care (48% unvaccinated, 52% vaccinated) and 13 on a ventilator (39% unvaccinated, 61% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 8.0%. 

A total of 979,048 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 55% of the state. About 501,099 booster doses have been administered. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (10), Berkeley (156), Boone (20), Braxton (8), Brooke (17), Cabell (106), Calhoun (10), Clay (2), Doddridge (3), Fayette (58), Gilmer (2), Grant (9), Greenbrier (30), Hampshire (20), Hancock (37), Hardy (13), Harrison (91), Jackson (12), Jefferson (106), Kanawha (210), Lewis (35), Lincoln (24), Logan (47), Marion (88), Marshall (29), Mason (41), McDowell (13), Mercer (83), Mineral (32), Mingo (23), Monongalia (125), Monroe (17), Morgan (7), Nicholas (56), Ohio (62), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (4), Pocahontas (3), Preston (22), Putnam (66), Raleigh (97), Randolph (41), Ritchie (8), Roane (25), Summers (7), Taylor (30), Tucker (4), Tyler (4), Upshur (43), Wayne (34), Webster (5), Wetzel (24), Wirt (4), Wood (56), Wyoming (37).

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