West Virginia reports 238 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths on Monday

This free update is made possible by Bacteria Busters, a Buckhannon-based business that offers affordable, hospital-grade disinfection solutions — as well as air duct cleaning, mold and mildew stain removal, pressure washing and more — for both residential and commercial customers. Call them at 1-800-633-9266 or check out their website.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 238 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (3), Barbour (5), Lewis (4), Randolph (2) and Webster (2) counties.

A total of 101 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR.

Two additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 71-year old male from Kanawha County and a 75-year old female from Kanawha County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of February 22, 2021, there have been 2,119,158 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 129,854 total cases and 2,263 total deaths,” according to a press release.

About 8,795 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 118,796 people have recovered and 2,263 have died. The daily percent positive was 4.84%.

A total of 166,272 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, meaning they have received both doses of the vaccine, the DHHR said.

CASES PER COUNTY Barbour (1,174), Berkeley (9,585), Boone (1,549), Braxton (772), Brooke (1,996), Cabell (7,689), Calhoun (222), Clay (370), Doddridge (464), Fayette (2,609), Gilmer (703), Grant (1,049), Greenbrier (2,375), Hampshire (1,499), Hancock (2,573), Hardy (1,260), Harrison (4,810), Jackson (1,646), Jefferson (3,579), Kanawha (11,891), Lewis (1,020), Lincoln (1,209), Logan (2,660), Marion (3,614), Marshall (2,982), Mason (1,757), McDowell (1,338), Mercer (4,161), Mineral (2,573), Mingo (2,097), Monongalia (7,796), Monroe (932), Morgan (919), Nicholas (1,163), Ohio (3,595), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (798), Pocahontas (582), Preston (2,512), Putnam (4,146), Raleigh (4,597), Randolph (2,364), Ritchie (613), Roane (490), Summers (698), Taylor (1,073), Tucker (495), Tyler (609), Upshur (1,655), Wayne (2,583), Webster (294), Wetzel (1,064), Wirt (348), Wood (6,966), Wyoming (1,719).

Latest

Member Exclusive

City to design prototype of directional signs for businesses located in neighborhoods

BUCKHANNON – The Consolidated Public Works Board directed Street Department officials to design a prototype of directional signs for a Buckhannon business. Janet Lonas, owner of the Tanning Hut, attended the July 22 CPWB meeting to request directional signs at […]

Support the author of this story by joining My Buckhannon, a 100% locally owned small business dedicated to telling the stories that matter to you. A premium membership costs less than $2 per week and unlocks unlimited access to everything on the site. Plus, you’ll wake up to the latest local news every morning with our much-loved daily email digest.

Member Exclusive

Upshur man arrested for felony DUI after allegedly failing multiple sobriety tests

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Monday in Buckhannon after allegedly failing all sobriety field tests during a traffic stop. John Moore, 52, of Buckhannon, was arrested for driving under the influence, third offense, a felony. According to […]

Support the author of this story by joining My Buckhannon, a 100% locally owned small business dedicated to telling the stories that matter to you. A premium membership costs less than $2 per week and unlocks unlimited access to everything on the site. Plus, you’ll wake up to the latest local news every morning with our much-loved daily email digest.