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West Virginia reports no new COVID deaths for second day in a row

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 2,133 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 93 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (42), Barbour (13), Lewis (39), Randolph (22) and Webster (12) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of eight active cases in the last 24 hours. 

No additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 7, 2022, there are currently 2,133 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There were no deaths reported to DHHR over the last 24 hours, and total deaths remain at 7,069 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 263 residents are hospitalized with the virus, with 41 currently in intensive care and eight on a ventilator. The daily percent positive was 10.81%. 

About 55% of the state has been vaccinated for COVID-19. 

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (13), Berkeley (133), Boone (28), Braxton (37), Brooke (21), Cabell (104), Calhoun (2), Clay (7), Doddridge (3), Fayette (66), Gilmer (8), Grant (6), Greenbrier (55), Hampshire (13), Hancock (43), Hardy (14), Harrison (104), Jackson (15), Jefferson (68), Kanawha (243), Lewis (39), Lincoln (16), Logan (50), Marion (65), Marshall (49), Mason (35), McDowell (54), Mercer (102), Mineral (24), Mingo (22), Monongalia (92), Monroe (20), Morgan (9), Nicholas (29), Ohio (39), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (10), Pocahontas (3), Preston (24), Putnam (58), Raleigh (95), Randolph (22), Ritchie (8), Roane (10), Summers (14), Taylor (18), Tucker (9), Tyler (5), Upshur (42), Wayne (26), Webster (12), Wetzel (19), Wirt (8), Wood (76), Wyoming (44).

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