The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 7,867 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 879 since the last report.
Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (96), Barbour (62), Lewis (65), Randolph (77) and Webster (49) counties, according to the DHHR. In Upshur County, that’s a decrease of 45 active cases over the weekend.
Twenty-nine additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 61-year old female from Cabell County, a 70-year old female from Hardy County, a 59-year old male from Nicholas County, a 51-year old male from Harrison County, a 92-year old male from Ritchie County, a 63-year old male from Kanawha County, a 40-year old male from Logan County, a 76-year old female from Berkeley County, a 59-year old female from Harrison County, a 68-year old female from Wood County, a 47-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 56-year old male from Berkeley County, an 84-year old male from Tucker County, an 82-year old female from Fayette County, an 87-year old male from Raleigh County, a 75-year old male from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Putnam County, a 58-year old male from Wyoming County, a 58-year old male from Nicholas County, a 70-year old female from Putnam County, a 59-year old male from Gilmer County, a 60-year old female from Roane County, a 71-year old male from Ohio County, a 45-year old female from Hancock County, a 91-year old male from Harrison County, a 54-year old male from Lewis County, a 59-year old female from Mason County, an 88-year old male from Hampshire County, and a 60-year old female from Kanawha County.
“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 25, 2021, there are currently 7,867 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 29 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 4,292 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release.
About 650 residents are hospitalized with the virus (78% unvaccinated, 22% vaccinated), with 198 currently in intensive care (84% unvaccinated, 16% vaccinated) and 123 on a ventilator (86% unvaccinated, 14% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 7.51%.
A total of 911,335 people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, meaning they have received both doses of the vaccine, the DHHR said. That’s about 51% of the state.
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (62), Berkeley (592), Boone (145), Braxton (45), Brooke (55), Cabell (364), Calhoun (39), Clay (36), Doddridge (24), Fayette (160), Gilmer (17), Grant (64), Greenbrier (125), Hampshire (61), Hancock (132), Hardy (82), Harrison (393), Jackson (106), Jefferson (124), Kanawha (710), Lewis (65), Lincoln (104), Logan (109), Marion (354), Marshall (91), Mason (70), McDowell (68), Mercer (206), Mineral (118), Mingo (156), Monongalia (682), Monroe (33), Morgan (60), Nicholas (196), Ohio (108), Pendleton (13), Pleasants (18), Pocahontas (21), Preston (186), Putnam (277), Raleigh (373), Randolph (77), Ritchie (29), Roane (68), Summers (39), Taylor (111), Tucker (24), Tyler (20), Upshur (96), Wayne (116), Webster (49), Wetzel (95), Wirt (29), Wood (342), Wyoming (128).