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West Virginia reports 2,547 active COVID cases, three new deaths on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 2,547 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 226 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (32), Barbour (13), Lewis (18), Randolph (18) and Webster (7) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of 14 active cases over the weekend.

Three additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 94-year old male from Fayette County, a 70-year old female from Raleigh County, and a 94-year old female from Mercer County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 6, 2022, there are currently 2,547 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been three deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,977 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 176 residents are hospitalized with the virus (47% unvaccinated, 53% vaccinated), with 25 currently in intensive care (36% unvaccinated, 64% vaccinated) and 10 on a ventilator (30% unvaccinated, 70% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 9.35%. 

A total of 979,441 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 55% of the state. About 503,758 booster doses have been administered. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (13), Berkeley (165), Boone (23), Braxton (8), Brooke (26), Cabell (164), Calhoun (9), Clay (6), Doddridge (8), Fayette (60), Gilmer (10), Grant (11), Greenbrier (40), Hampshire (30), Hancock (26), Hardy (10), Harrison (131), Jackson (13), Jefferson (70), Kanawha (299), Lewis (18), Lincoln (21), Logan (36), Marion (101), Marshall (33), Mason (53), McDowell (22), Mercer (126), Mineral (37), Mingo (23), Monongalia (168), Monroe (16), Morgan (9), Nicholas (62), Ohio (68), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (5), Pocahontas (3), Preston (52), Putnam (70), Raleigh (159), Randolph (18), Ritchie (12), Roane (24), Summers (16), Taylor (26), Tucker (1), Tyler (14), Upshur (32), Wayne (37), Webster (7), Wetzel (41), Wirt (3), Wood (62), Wyoming (48).

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