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West Virginia reports 2,387 active COVID cases, 16 new deaths on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 2,387 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 160 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (28), Barbour (13), Lewis (21), Randolph (27) and Webster (4) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of four active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Sixteen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 71-year old male from Kanawha County, a 66-year old male from Wayne County, a 65-year old male from Raleigh County, a 73-year old male from Raleigh County, a 71-year old female from Raleigh County, an 81-year old male from Raleigh County, a 77-year old female from Mason County, a 72-year old male from Raleigh County, a 73-year old male from Putnam County, an 81-year old female from Cabell County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, an 83-year old male from Jackson County, a 76-year old female from Raleigh County, a 62-year old female from Preston County, a 74-year old female from Mineral County, and a 74-year old male from Lincoln County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 7, 2022, there are currently 2,387 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 16 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,993 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 179 residents are hospitalized with the virus (48% unvaccinated, 52% vaccinated), with 30 currently in intensive care (53% unvaccinated, 47% vaccinated) and nine on a ventilator (78% unvaccinated, 22% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 7.43%. 

A total of 979,603 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 55% of the state. About 504,974 booster doses have been administered. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (13), Berkeley (162), Boone (24), Braxton (3), Brooke (27), Cabell (177), Calhoun (10), Clay (8), Doddridge (9), Fayette (46), Gilmer (12), Grant (9), Greenbrier (41), Hampshire (28), Hancock (26), Hardy (14), Harrison (121), Jackson (9), Jefferson (69), Kanawha (289), Lewis (21), Lincoln (17), Logan (29), Marion (91), Marshall (28), Mason (49), McDowell (19), Mercer (124), Mineral (35), Mingo (20), Monongalia (159), Monroe (16), Morgan (9), Nicholas (53), Ohio (58), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (4), Pocahontas (3), Preston (46), Putnam (51), Raleigh (155), Randolph (27), Ritchie (12), Roane (16), Summers (15), Taylor (19), Tucker (1), Tyler (17), Upshur (28), Wayne (36), Webster (4), Wetzel (35), Wirt (1), Wood (58), Wyoming (30).

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