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West Virginia reports 2,957 active COVID cases, nine new deaths on Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 2,957 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 212 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (41), Barbour (22), Lewis (30), Randolph (23) and Webster (18) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an unchanged number active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Nine additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 67-year old male from Wyoming County, an 86-year old male from Putnam County, a 93-year old male from Boone County, a 67-year old female from Boone County, an 84-year old male from Ohio County, a 93-year old male from Cabell County, a 92-year old male from Berkeley County, an 81-year old female from Marshall County, and a 90-year old female from Mason County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 20, 2022, there are currently 2,957 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been nine deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,115 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 304 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 41 currently in intensive care and 14 on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 10.89%. 

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

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (22), Berkeley (154), Boone (46), Braxton (22), Brooke (22), Cabell (169), Calhoun (7), Clay (12), Doddridge (4), Fayette (88), Gilmer (11), Grant (19), Greenbrier (61), Hampshire (40), Hancock (19), Hardy (27), Harrison (133), Jackson (37), Jefferson (81), Kanawha (292), Lewis (30), Lincoln (33), Logan (70), Marion (98), Marshall (46), Mason (42), McDowell (45), Mercer (159), Mineral (34), Mingo (36), Monongalia (143), Monroe (26), Morgan (15), Nicholas (54), Ohio (49), Pendleton (3), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (12), Preston (28), Putnam (109), Raleigh (178), Randolph (23), Ritchie (12), Roane (30), Summers (16), Taylor (25), Tucker (14), Tyler (11), Upshur (41), Wayne (42), Webster (18), Wetzel (35), Wirt (1), Wood (141), Wyoming (58).

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