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West Virginia reports 406 active COVID cases, four new deaths on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 406 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 54 since the last report. 

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

Four additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 76-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 74-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 50-year old male from Wayne County, and a 55-year old male from Brooke County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 28, 2022, there are currently 406 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 4 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,743 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 171 residents are hospitalized with the virus (57% unvaccinated, 43% vaccinated), with 43 currently in intensive care (65% unvaccinated, 35% vaccinated) and 26 on a ventilator (65% unvaccinated, 35% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 2.06%. 

A total of 967,932 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 54% of the state. Of those, 421,487 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (2), Berkeley (22), Boone (3), Braxton (5), Brooke (2), Cabell (25), Calhoun (0), Clay (2), Doddridge (2), Fayette (11), Gilmer (0), Grant (2), Greenbrier (15), Hampshire (0), Hancock (6), Hardy (1), Harrison (15), Jackson (1), Jefferson (17), Kanawha (28), Lewis (2), Lincoln (3), Logan (3), Marion (17), Marshall (6), Mason (3), McDowell (8), Mercer (26), Mineral (5), Mingo (12), Monongalia (36), Monroe (3), Morgan (4), Nicholas (8), Ohio (7), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (1), Preston (8), Putnam (11), Raleigh (21), Randolph (2), Ritchie (2), Roane (8), Summers (2), Taylor (2), Tucker (4), Tyler (0), Upshur (4), Wayne (4), Webster (4), Wetzel (6), Wirt (0), Wood (11), Wyoming (9).

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