Active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue downward trend in Thursday DHHR report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Active COVID-19 cases numbers and hospitalizations due to the virus continued on a downward trend Thursday in the daily report by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).

Active cases reported on Thursday equaled 6,318, the lowest total since 6,135 on November 5. This figure has been lowering since early January when the state had nearly 30,000 active cases.

The DHHR added 261 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours. The daily positivity test rate is 2.69%.

No new deaths were reported as the statewide death total remains at 2,309.

Hospitalizations due to the virus sit at 193, the lowest since 193 was the total on October 22. There are 57 patients in the ICU due to the virus.

202,401 West Virignia citizens have been fully vaccinated from the virus. 307, 532 total number of first doses have been administered.

Cases per county: Barbour (1,234), Berkeley (9,741), Boone (1,595), Braxton (781), Brooke (2,016), Cabell (7,861), Calhoun (231), Clay (379), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,692), Gilmer (718), Grant (1,077), Greenbrier (2,416), Hampshire (1,548), Hancock (2,601), Hardy (1,274), Harrison (4,862), Jackson (1,673), Jefferson (3,656), Kanawha (12,176), Lewis (1,048), Lincoln (1,233), Logan (2,711), Marion (3,696), Marshall (3,025), Mason (1,778), McDowell (1,354), Mercer (4,232), Mineral (2,594), Mingo (2,140), Monongalia (8,106), Monroe (955), Morgan (934), Nicholas (1,191), Ohio (3,662), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,553), Putnam (4,243), Raleigh (4,776), Randolph (2,403), Ritchie (624), Roane (499), Summers (705), Taylor (1,095), Tucker (506), Tyler (619), Upshur (1,703), Wayne (2,627), Webster (325), Wetzel (1,098), Wirt (360), Wood (7,114), Wyoming (1,749).

 





More News

News
With addition of 'Coal Communities Comeback,' debate swirls over coal supply bill
The bill was likely headed for a conference committee between the House and Senate.
April 10, 2021 - 4:32 pm
News
Resolution to limit W.Va. constitutional officers to three terms hits the rocks
The House of Delegates has had the Constitutional Term Limit Amendment on its inactive calendar.
April 10, 2021 - 2:39 pm
News
Senate passes a syringe exchange bill with more restrictions, including ID requirement
The amendment adopted today in the Senate would require identification for those who use community harm reduction services.
April 10, 2021 - 1:28 pm
News
Man indicted in Charleston officer's death
Joshua Phillips among three indicted by Kanawha County grand jury in separate murder cases
April 10, 2021 - 10:55 am