DHHR: Most counties now green on COVID-19 map

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  More than half of the state’s 55 counties are now ‘green’ on the state’s COVID-19 daily alert map.

In new information released by the state Department and Health and Human Resources Tuesday, there were 28 counties in ‘green,’ the lowest category of COVID-19 spread. There haven’t been any counties in ‘red,’ the highest rate of spread, for more than two weeks.

The DHHR did report 136 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The state’s daily positivity test rate is now 2.35% after more than 7,000 tests recorded Monday.

Just one new death was added Tuesday, a 58-year-old man from Harrison County. There were no new deaths added Monday. Total deaths are now at 2,301 since the pandemic began.

There are now 6,692 active COVID-19 cases in West Virginia, the lowest number since Nov. 6, 2020.

Hospitalizations checked in Tuesday at 210, the lowest since there were 209 COVID-19 patients across the state on Oct. 23, 2020.

The DHHR said there have now been 197,759 residents fully vaccinated from COVID-19. More than 103,000 additional residents are waiting on their second shots.

Total cases per county include: Barbour (1,227), Berkeley (9,699), Boone (1,583), Braxton (777), Brooke (2,012), Cabell (7,825), Calhoun (230), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,677), Gilmer (714), Grant (1,071), Greenbrier (2,434), Hampshire (1,538), Hancock (2,598), Hardy (1,270), Harrison (4,846), Jackson (1,669), Jefferson (3,638), Kanawha (12,134), Lewis (1,042), Lincoln (1,227), Logan (2,704), Marion (3,682), Marshall (3,016), Mason (1,770), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,228), Mineral (2,585), Mingo (2,132), Monongalia (8,054), Monroe (951), Morgan (933), Nicholas (1,183), Ohio (3,640), Pendleton (621), Pleasants (803), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,544), Putnam (4,228), Raleigh (4,717), Randolph (2,395), Ritchie (622), Roane (549), Summers (703), Taylor (1,092), Tucker (503), Tyler (618), Upshur (1,690), Wayne (2,621), Webster (323), Wetzel (1,092), Wirt (360), Wood (7,081), Wyoming (1,744).





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