DHHR: Active COVID-19 cases drop for 51st straight day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Department of Health and Human Resources added just 182 new cases of COVID-19 to the state’s numbers in Monday’s daily report.

The state currently has 5,613 active cases with 178 people hospitalized. Both are at levels that were last seen more than four months ago. Active cases have gone down 51 straight days.

There were no new deaths added Monday. Overall deaths remain at 2,325. The state reports an 88% reduction in COVID-19 deaths in the past 7 weeks.

According to the DHHR, nearly 217,000 state residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Thirty-four of the state’s 55 counties are now green on the COVID-19 daily alert map.

Overall confirmed cases per county include: Barbour (1,265), Berkeley (9,840), Boone (1,616), Braxton (786), Brooke (2,035), Cabell (7,911), Calhoun (232), Clay (381), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,726), Gilmer (718), Grant (1,093), Greenbrier (2,435), Hampshire (1,549), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,289), Harrison (4,911), Jackson (1,679), Jefferson (3,671), Kanawha (12,244), Lewis (1,055), Lincoln (1,238), Logan (2,742), Marion (3,720), Marshall (3,066), Mason (1,795), McDowell (1,380), Mercer (4,255), Mineral (2,590), Mingo (2,157), Monongalia (8,192), Monroe (969), Morgan (938), Nicholas (1,202), Ohio (3,666), Pendleton (620), Pleasants (806), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,581), Putnam (4,291), Raleigh (4,833), Randolph (2,413), Ritchie (628), Roane (506), Summers (703), Taylor (1,088), Tucker (508), Tyler (630), Upshur (1,713), Wayne (2,604), Webster (331), Wetzel (1,088), Wirt (359), Wood (7,165), Wyoming (1,754).





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