DHHR updates COVID-19 numbers Sunday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active coronavirus cases in the Mountain State hit its lowest total since August 17 on Sunday.

The state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirmed 8,107 active cases in West Virginia on Sunday. On August 17, the total was 7,579. Active cases peaked at over 29,000 one month later in September.

642 new cases were confirmed from the last update but over 1,000 cases recovered.

No new deaths were added Sunday as the statewide death total sits at 4,263.

Hospitalizations dropped to 672 Sunday. Hospitalizations hit 1,000 on Sept. 23. 203 patients are in the ICU and 119 on the vent.

According to the DHHR dashboard, only 1.78% of full vaccinated people in the state have developed COVID-19.

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