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West Virginia reports 7,589 active COVID-19 cases, 27 new deaths Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 7,589 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 750 since the last report. 

Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (120), Barbour (84), Lewis (64), Randolph (110) and Webster (37) counties. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of 30 active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Twenty-seven additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – an 88-year old female from Morgan County, a 76-year old female from Summers County, a 65-year old female from Harrison County, a 65-year old male from Ritchie County, a 78-year old male from Monroe County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, a 94-year old female from Marshall County, a 73-year old male from Kanawha County, a 51-year old female from Jackson County, a 46-year old female from Berkeley County, a 74-year old male from Monongalia County, a 56-year old female from Berkeley County, a 74-year old male from Wood County, an 85-year old female from Raleigh County, a 100-year old female from Raleigh County, a 74-year old male from Jackson County, a 59-year old female from Cabell County, an 80-year old female from Monongalia County, an 80-year old female from Jackson County, a 44-year old female from Kanawha County, a 43-year old female from Fayette County, a 45-year old female from Monongalia County, a 65-year old female from Monongalia County, a 43-year old male from Monroe County, an 89-year old male from Preston County, a 63-year old male from Monongalia County, and an 80-year old female from Cabell County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of February 10, 2022, there are currently 7,589 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 27 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 5,966 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 906 residents are hospitalized with the virus (66% unvaccinated, 34% vaccinated), with 215 currently in intensive care (77% unvaccinated, 23% vaccinated) and 112 on a ventilator (78% unvaccinated, 22% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 12.73%. 

A total of 955,482 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 53% of the state. Of those, 389,832 are fully vaccinated and have received their booster dose. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (84), Berkeley (259), Boone (99), Braxton (35), Brooke (31), Cabell (417), Calhoun (40), Clay (54), Doddridge (30), Fayette (268), Gilmer (23), Grant (37), Greenbrier (213), Hampshire (85), Hancock (39), Hardy (46), Harrison (336), Jackson (45), Jefferson (93), Kanawha (843), Lewis (64), Lincoln (107), Logan (172), Marion (235), Marshall (118), Mason (154), McDowell (168), Mercer (387), Mineral (104), Mingo (176), Monongalia (293), Monroe (86), Morgan (38), Nicholas (116), Ohio (131), Pendleton (18), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (47), Preston (152), Putnam (267), Raleigh (394), Randolph (110), Ritchie (37), Roane (61), Summers (80), Taylor (93), Tucker (33), Tyler (29), Upshur (120), Wayne (169), Webster (37), Wetzel (51), Wirt (27), Wood (281), Wyoming (143).

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