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Active cases take another drop in Friday’s COVID report by DHHR

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active COVID-19 cases in West Virginia dropped by more than 100 on Friday, as less than 100 new cases were confirmed by the state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).

The agency confirmed 3,100 active cases in its daily report Friday and 94 new in the past 24 hours. The daily positive test rate fell below 2% to 1.95%

The statewide death is now 2,849 after the DHHR confirmed the death of a 64-year old male from Marshall County.

After dropping to the lowest total since October for hospitalizations on Thursday, the number rose by six on Friday to 139 patients. 53 are in the ICU and 18 on a ventilator.

52.7% of the state’s total population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, equaling 944,158 people. 60.6% of those 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

49.2% of the state’s population 12 and older have received at least one dose of a vaccine. That equals 767,010 people.

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,511), Berkeley (12,775), Boone (2,167), Braxton (998), Brooke (2,241), Cabell (8,848), Calhoun (378), Clay (542), Doddridge (632), Fayette (3,536), Gilmer (875), Grant (1,305), Greenbrier (2,875), Hampshire (1,915), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,562), Harrison (6,118), Jackson (2,223), Jefferson (4,767), Kanawha (15,420), Lewis (1,274), Lincoln (1,577), Logan (3,263), Marion (4,618), Marshall (3,531), Mason (2,042), McDowell (1,610), Mercer (5,100), Mineral (2,969), Mingo (2,714), Monongalia (9,377), Monroe (1,197), Morgan (1,223), Nicholas (1,883), Ohio (4,303), Pendleton (723), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (681), Preston (2,951), Putnam (5,304), Raleigh (7,012), Randolph (2,828), Ritchie (754), Roane (653), Summers (856), Taylor (1,266), Tucker (545), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,952), Wayne (3,181), Webster (543), Wetzel (1,382), Wirt (454), Wood (7,918), Wyoming (2,033).





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