The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 3,351 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 197 since the last report.
Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (48), Barbour (36), Lewis (30), Randolph (31) and Webster (21) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of five active cases in the last 24 hours.
Twenty additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 92-year old female from Berkeley County, a 78-year old female from Roane County, an 89-year old female from Boone County, a 59-year old male from Kanawha County, an 84-year old male from Berkeley County, an 89-year old female from Gilmer County, a 79-year old male from Monongalia County, a 77-year old male from Jackson County, a 76-year old female from Marion County, a 62-year old female from Berkeley County, an 87-year old male from Marshall County, a 65-year old female from Kanawha County, a 62-year old male from Kanawha County, an 85-year old female from Boone County, an 80-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old female from Brooke County, a 73-year old male from Berkeley County, a 91-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 86-year old male from Mason County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 28, 2022, there are currently 3,351 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 20 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,149 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 332 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 44 currently in intensive care and 12 on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 9.72%.
About 55% of the state has been vaccinated for COVID-19.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (36), Berkeley (164), Boone (59), Braxton (20), Brooke (21), Cabell (206), Calhoun (8), Clay (9), Doddridge (7), Fayette (90), Gilmer (8), Grant (18), Greenbrier (50), Hampshire (21), Hancock (25), Hardy (27), Harrison (124), Jackson (29), Jefferson (69), Kanawha (313), Lewis (30), Lincoln (37), Logan (85), Marion (105), Marshall (69), Mason (45), McDowell (36), Mercer (177), Mineral (45), Mingo (55), Monongalia (196), Monroe (32), Morgan (24), Nicholas (85), Ohio (69), Pendleton (6), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (8), Preston (38), Putnam (118), Raleigh (232), Randolph (31), Ritchie (14), Roane (31), Summers (28), Taylor (29), Tucker (5), Tyler (14), Upshur (48), Wayne (48), Webster (21), Wetzel (15), Wirt (6), Wood (177), Wyoming (74).