Active COVID cases statewide stay around 2,000

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active COVID-19 cases remain unchanged in West Virginia.

The state Department of Health and Human Resources has reported active cases around the 2,000 level every day this week. There were 2,014 reported Wednesday.

Two new deaths have been added, bringing the pandemic death total to 7,059.

The DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 99 year old male from Wood County and an 83 year old female from Nicholas County.

“As we mourn the loss of these West Virginians, we must not lose sight of our power to prevent additional deaths and severe illness through vaccination and boosters,” DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill Crouch said in a Wednesday statement.

West Virginia has 216 patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

The current number of active cases per county is as follows: Barbour (8), Berkeley (109), Boone (36), Braxton (17), Brooke (12), Cabell (108), Calhoun (9), Clay (11), Doddridge (3), Fayette (69), Gilmer (3), Grant (15), Greenbrier (56), Hampshire (22), Hancock (32), Hardy (8), Harrison (81), Jackson (17), Jefferson (66), Kanawha (230), Lewis (10), Lincoln (13), Logan (39), Marion (84), Marshall (29), Mason (24), McDowell (33), Mercer (76), Mineral (28), Mingo (17), Monongalia (117), Monroe (15), Morgan (14), Nicholas (31), Ohio (39), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (8), Pocahontas (4), Preston (24), Putnam (85), Raleigh (85), Randolph (18), Ritchie (8), Roane (29), Summers (16), Taylor (20), Tucker (8), Tyler (6), Upshur (47), Wayne (29), Webster (9), Wetzel (17), Wirt (3), Wood (93), Wyoming (23).





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