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West Virginia reports 303 active COVID cases, four new deaths on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 303 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 73 since the last report. 

Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (4), Barbour (2), Lewis (3), Randolph (1) and Webster (1) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of five active cases over the weekend.

Four additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 55-year old male from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Jefferson County, a 66-year old male from Wood County, and a 78-year old male from Webster County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 4, 2022, there are currently 303 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been four deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,839 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 148 residents are hospitalized with the virus (58% unvaccinated, 42% vaccinated), with 42 currently in intensive care (62% unvaccinated, 38% vaccinated) and 18 on a ventilator (50% unvaccinated, 50% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 1.53%. 

A total of 969,446 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 54% of the state. Of those, 428,355 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (2), Berkeley (21), Boone (0), Braxton (1), Brooke (2), Cabell (20), Calhoun (0), Clay (1), Doddridge (0), Fayette (4), Gilmer (0), Grant (0), Greenbrier (7), Hampshire (3), Hancock (1), Hardy (1), Harrison (12), Jackson (1), Jefferson (11), Kanawha (21), Lewis (3), Lincoln (5), Logan (4), Marion (13), Marshall (2), Mason (3), McDowell (1), Mercer (29), Mineral (5), Mingo (1), Monongalia (30), Monroe (1), Morgan (5), Nicholas (4), Ohio (4), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (1), Preston (6), Putnam (18), Raleigh (11), Randolph (1), Ritchie (2), Roane (3), Summers (0), Taylor (3), Tucker (1), Tyler (1), Upshur (4), Wayne (6), Webster (1), Wetzel (4), Wirt (1), Wood (11), Wyoming (7).

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