West Virginia reports 24 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as active cases dip slightly

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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 3,346 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 85 cases since the last report.

Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (55), Barbour (13), Lewis (8), Randolph (223) and Webster (5) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of one active case in the last 24 hours.

Twenty-four additional deaths have been attributed to the disease since the last update, according to the DHHR – a 41-year old male from Lincoln County, a 58-year old male from Mineral County, an 85-year old male from Ohio County, a 67-year old female from Boone County, a 79-year old female from Berkeley County, another 79-year old female from Berkeley County, a 71-year old female from Berkeley County, a 97-year old male from Hampshire County, a 56-year old male from Raleigh County, a 60-year old female from Kanawha County, a 78-year old female from Hampshire County, an 84-year old female from Mercer County, a 77-year old female from Raleigh County, a 73-year old male from Putnam County, a 70-year old female from McDowell County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, an 88-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old female from Cabell County, an 86-year old male from Jefferson County, a 78-year old male from Boone County, a 65-year old female from Cabell County, a 69-year old female from Cabell County, and an 86-year old female from Kanawha County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 9, 2021, there have been 2,961,098 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 162,726 total cases and 2,846 deaths,” according to a press release.

The daily percent positive was 1.92%.

A total of 758,662 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, meaning they have received both doses of the vaccine, the DHHR said.  That’s about 42% of the state.

TOTAL CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,508), Berkeley (12,763), Boone (2,164), Braxton (992), Brooke (2,241), Cabell (8,832), Calhoun (372), Clay (540), Doddridge (630), Fayette (3,532), Gilmer (875), Grant (1,304), Greenbrier (2,872), Hampshire (1,914), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,563), Harrison (6,097), Jackson (2,223), Jefferson (4,766), Kanawha (15,403), Lewis (1,273), Lincoln (1,569), Logan (3,255), Marion (4,610), Marshall (3,528), Mason (2,042), McDowell (1,609), Mercer (5,092), Mineral (2,967), Mingo (2,712), Monongalia (9,374), Monroe (1,193), Morgan (1,222), Nicholas (1,882), Ohio (4,299), Pendleton (723), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (680), Preston (2,943), Putnam (5,303), Raleigh (6,998), Randolph (2,819), Ritchie (754), Roane (654), Summers (854), Taylor (1,262), Tucker (545), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,949), Wayne (3,176), Webster (538), Wetzel (1,379), Wirt (453), Wood (7,912), Wyoming (2,032).

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