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WV DHHR confirms 2 new COVID deaths, active cases rise by almost 100

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is reporting two more deaths to COVID-19 and a rise in active cases by almost 100 over the last 24 hours.

The additional confirmed deaths are as a result of the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate. An 84-year-old male from Grant County and an 80-year old male from Cabell County died from the virus.

There has been a total of 2,936 deaths in West Virginia.

As of Friday, there were 1,324 active cases in the state, up 99 from 1,225 on Thursday.

Delta variant cases remain unchanged at 35.

Hospitalizations reach 90 in the state, up a few from Thursday’s report.

More than half of West Virginia’s population over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated at 56 percent.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,522), Berkeley (12,980), Boone (2,190), Braxton (1,035), Brooke (2,257), Cabell (9,011), Calhoun (400), Clay (544), Doddridge (649), Fayette (3,600), Gilmer (891), Grant (1,322), Greenbrier (2,919), Hampshire (1,935), Hancock (2,860), Hardy (1,588), Harrison (6,281), Jackson (2,283), Jefferson (4,829), Kanawha (15,594), Lewis (1,325), Lincoln (1,613), Logan (3,318), Marion (4,707), Marshall (3,565), Mason (2,094), McDowell (1,656), Mercer (5,248), Mineral (3,006), Mingo (2,797), Monongalia (9,464), Monroe (1,229), Morgan (1,256), Nicholas (1,936), Ohio (4,340), Pendleton (726), Pleasants (961), Pocahontas (683), Preston (2,971), Putnam (5,415), Raleigh (7,141), Randolph (2,879), Ritchie (768), Roane (670), Summers (869), Taylor (1,304), Tucker (549), Tyler (754), Upshur (2,011), Wayne (3,206), Webster (588), Wetzel (1,405), Wirt (468), Wood (8,005), Wyoming (2,085).





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