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West Virginia reports 3,071 active COVID cases, six new deaths on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 3,071 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 88 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (46), Barbour (25), Lewis (22), Randolph (35) and Webster (26) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of two active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Six additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – an 85-year old female from Raleigh County, a 93-year old male from Marshall County, a 39-year old male from Jackson County, a 71-year old male from Mercer County, a 69-year old female from Roane County, and an 83-year old male from Kanawha County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 26, 2022, there are currently 3,071 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been six deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,129 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 320 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 44 currently in intensive care and 12 on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 30.81%. 

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

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (25), Berkeley (138), Boone (56), Braxton (12), Brooke (17), Cabell (186), Calhoun (8), Clay (8), Doddridge (9), Fayette (88), Gilmer (7), Grant (17), Greenbrier (58), Hampshire (17), Hancock (30), Hardy (24), Harrison (101), Jackson (40), Jefferson (52), Kanawha (309), Lewis (22), Lincoln (46), Logan (89), Marion (87), Marshall (60), Mason (49), McDowell (40), Mercer (181), Mineral (52), Mingo (56), Monongalia (162), Monroe (35), Morgan (18), Nicholas (65), Ohio (54), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (8), Pocahontas (11), Preston (37), Putnam (112), Raleigh (176), Randolph (35), Ritchie (10), Roane (27), Summers (21), Taylor (29), Tucker (5), Tyler (7), Upshur (46), Wayne (41), Webster (26), Wetzel (22), Wirt (6), Wood (179), Wyoming (50).

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