Active COVID-19 cases hover around 2,000 mark in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active COVID-19 cases are hovering around the 2,000 mark in West Virginia to begin the week.

The state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirmed 1,964 active cases on Monday, a day after confirming 2,002 active cases. COVID-19 active cases in West Virginia have not been above 2,000 since March 5.

Current active cases per county: Barbour (11), Berkeley (124), Boone (16), Braxton (9), Brooke (18), Cabell (110), Calhoun (3), Clay (6), Doddridge (7), Fayette (54), Gilmer (2), Grant (1), Greenbrier (66), Hampshire (8), Hancock (30), Hardy (13), Harrison (102), Jackson (12), Jefferson (77), Kanawha (238), Lewis (12), Lincoln (21), Logan (49), Marion (111), Marshall (32), Mason (26), McDowell (15), Mercer (46), Mineral (19), Mingo (8), Monongalia (138), Monroe (27), Morgan (11), Nicholas (28), Ohio (73), Pendleton (16), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (2), Preston (31), Putnam (70), Raleigh (129), Randolph (14), Ritchie (12), Roane (9), Summers (9), Taylor (20), Tucker (2), Tyler (11), Upshur (26), Wayne (37), Webster (2), Wetzel (5), Wirt (3), Wood (30), Wyoming (11). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.

COVID-19 hospitalizations are the most since early April, current figure at 138 patients. However, both patients in ICU and on ventilators are near pandemic lows, the DHHR dashboard reads.

The DHHR also confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old female from Berkeley County and a 75-year old female from Berkeley County on Monday. “Please note that these are two individuals with the same age and county, but are confirmed to be different people,” the DHHR said in a statement.

The statewide death total due to the virus sits at 6,895.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our sympathies to each and every person connected to these individuals.”

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