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West Virginia reports 367 active COVID cases, 14 new deaths on Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 367 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 41 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (2), Barbour (0), Lewis (1), Randolph (7) and Webster (2) counties.

Fourteen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 68-year old male from Preston County, a 55-year old female from Kanawha County, an 89-year old male from Harrison County, an 80-year old male from Wayne County, an 86-year old male from Randolph County, a 73-year old male from Berkeley County, a 68-year old female from Lincoln County, an 89-year old male from Raleigh County, a 67-year old female from Kanawha County, a 67-year old male from Cabell County, an 81-year old male from Putnam County, a 76-year old male from Mercer County, a 51-year old male from Berkeley County, and a 73-year old female from Cabell County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 14, 2022, there are currently 367 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 14 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,791 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 100 residents are hospitalized with the virus (53% unvaccinated, 47% vaccinated), with 30 currently in intensive care (53% unvaccinated, 47% vaccinated) and 12 on a ventilator (58% unvaccinated, 42% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 2.01%. 

A total of 971,489 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 54% of the state. Of those, 445,959 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (0), Berkeley (24), Boone (2), Braxton (0), Brooke (2), Cabell (21), Calhoun (2), Clay (0), Doddridge (4), Fayette (4), Gilmer (1), Grant (1), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (3), Hancock (5), Hardy (1), Harrison (16), Jackson (5), Jefferson (13), Kanawha (20), Lewis (1), Lincoln (2), Logan (5), Marion (11), Marshall (3), Mason (4), McDowell (3), Mercer (20), Mineral (10), Mingo (2), Monongalia (38), Monroe (2), Morgan (6), Nicholas (4), Ohio (6), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (0), Pocahontas (1), Preston (12), Putnam (19), Raleigh (16), Randolph (7), Ritchie (4), Roane (5), Summers (1), Taylor (3), Tucker (7), Tyler (0), Upshur (2), Wayne (2), Webster (2), Wetzel (1), Wirt (7), Wood (14), Wyoming (9).

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