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COVID case numbers, hospitalizations down in Tuesday’s state report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia dropped Tuesday for the first time in several days.

Cases went from 1,964 in Monday’s report to 1,830 Tuesday. There were 405 new cases reported and 641 previous cases counted as recovered.

Hospitalizations dropped slightly to 133 on Tuesday’s dashboard report.

The state confirmed eight new deaths Tuesday including four recent deaths—a 64-year old male from Berkeley County, a 58-year old female from Lincoln County, a 94-year old female from Marion County, and a 91-year old female from Cabell County.

There were four reconciliation deaths: a 69-year old male from Marion County, a 75-year old female from Mineral County, a 63-year old male from Ohio County, and a 78-year old female from Logan County.

There are currently 22 counties in the ‘yellow’ spread designation on the COVID-19 daily alert map and 33 counties in the low spread ‘green’ category.

Current active cases per county include: Barbour (15), Berkeley (114), Boone (15), Braxton (7), Brooke (16), Cabell (98), Calhoun (2), Clay (6), Doddridge (3), Fayette (52), Gilmer (2), Grant (1), Greenbrier (53), Hampshire (11), Hancock (26), Hardy (14), Harrison (99), Jackson (8), Jefferson (71), Kanawha (236), Lewis (16), Lincoln (16), Logan (45), Marion (92), Marshall (28), Mason (25), McDowell (10), Mercer (55), Mineral (20), Mingo (9), Monongalia (128), Monroe (26), Morgan (9), Nicholas (30), Ohio (63), Pendleton (11), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (1), Preston (28), Putnam (76), Raleigh (126), Randolph (15), Ritchie (15), Roane (7), Summers (5), Taylor (17), Tucker (4), Tyler (5), Upshur (24), Wayne (34), Webster (1), Wetzel (4), Wirt (2), Wood (22), Wyoming (11).

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