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West Virginia reports 2,150 active COVID cases, five new deaths on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 2,150 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 147 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (35), Barbour (13), Lewis (29), Randolph (23) and Webster (8) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of seven active cases since Friday.

Five additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 55-year old female from Kanawha County, a 73-year old female from Randolph County, an 86-year old female from Clay County, and a 95-year old female from Jackson County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 5, 2022, there are currently 2,150 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been five deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,069 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 225 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 30 currently in intensive care and five on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 18.46%. 

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

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (13), Berkeley (140), Boone (34), Braxton (18), Brooke (17), Cabell (99), Calhoun (2), Clay (6), Doddridge (3), Fayette (65), Gilmer (9), Grant (8), Greenbrier (61), Hampshire (19), Hancock (33), Hardy (10), Harrison (95), Jackson (20), Jefferson (68), Kanawha (231), Lewis (29), Lincoln (15), Logan (54), Marion (81), Marshall (51), Mason (32), McDowell (48), Mercer (114), Mineral (34), Mingo (16), Monongalia (112), Monroe (20), Morgan (6), Nicholas (18), Ohio (27), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (11), Pocahontas (4), Preston (16), Putnam (72), Raleigh (109), Randolph (23), Ritchie (3), Roane (15), Summers (20), Taylor (15), Tucker (3), Tyler (4), Upshur (35), Wayne (37), Webster (8), Wetzel (25), Wirt (6), Wood (99), Wyoming (35).

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