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Active coronavirus cases remain above 8,000

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active coronavirus cases in West Virginia remain above 8,000, according to the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

The agency on Sunday reported 8,051 active cases, including 833 new cases received since Saturday’s report. The daily positive test rate was 8.19%.

Officials have confirmed 4,962 deaths related to the pandemic.

According to the agency, 585 West Virginians are hospitalized with the coronavirus, in which 189 West Virginians are receiving intensive care unit treatment and 98 people are on ventilators.

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