The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 7,478 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 112 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (85), Barbour (65), Lewis (52), Randolph (85) and Webster (46) counties. In Upshur County, that’s decrease of seven active cases in the last 24 hours.
Thirty additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 72-year old female from Jackson County, a 79-year old male from Roane County, a 91-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 76-year old female from Harrison County, an 84-year old male from Mineral County, a 61-year old female from Kanawha County, a 76-year old female from Hardy County, a 75-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 77-year old female from Hancock County, a 46-year old female from Webster County, a 77-year old female from Ohio County, a 74-year old female from Wood County, a 74-year old male from Harrison County, a 72-year old female from Wood County, an 86-year old male from Randolph County, a 75-year old female from Jackson County, an 89-year old male from Ohio County, a 63-year old male from Berkeley County, a 55-year old female from Clay County, a 64-year old female from Mingo County, a 55-year old male from Harrison County, a 67-year old male from Mingo County, an 80-year old male from Kanawha County, a 69-year old male from Preston County, an 82-year old female from Roane County, a 50-year old female from Kanawha County, an 85-year old male from Brooke County, a 71-year old female from Harrison County, a 31-year old female from Harrison County, and an 81-year old female from Fayette County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 27, 2021, there are currently 7,478 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 30 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 4,346 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 637 residents are hospitalized with the virus (78% unvaccinated, 22% vaccinated), with 202 currently in intensive care (85% unvaccinated, 15% vaccinated) and 126 on a ventilator (87% unvaccinated, 13% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 7.89%.
A total of 913,725 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 51% of the state.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (65), Berkeley (549), Boone (169), Braxton (40), Brooke (62), Cabell (320), Calhoun (35), Clay (32), Doddridge (159), Fayette (135), Gilmer (23), Grant (72), Greenbrier (92), Hampshire (80), Hancock (120), Hardy (85), Harrison (347), Jackson (98), Jefferson (107), Kanawha (643), Lewis (52), Lincoln (115), Logan (97), Marion (313), Marshall (83), Mason (60), McDowell (66), Mercer (200), Mineral (94), Mingo (139), Monongalia (680), Monroe (18), Morgan (48), Nicholas (165), Ohio (98), Pendleton (16), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (20), Preston (186), Putnam (288), Raleigh (369), Randolph (85), Ritchie (23), Roane (67), Summers (38), Taylor (104), Tucker (26), Tyler (17), Upshur (85), Wayne (100), Webster (46), Wetzel (82), Wirt (15), Wood (306), Wyoming (129).