(02/05/2021)
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in West Virginia continue to decline as West Virginia’s Department of Health and Human Resources reported 60 fewer in hospitals Thursday than on Wednesday.

The DHHR reports there are 396 currently hospitalized with the virus, including 109 in intensive care and 52 on ventilators. All numbers decreased from Wednesday.

The state also reported 22 COVID-19 deaths Thursday and 574 new positive cases. The new deaths raise West Virginia’s death toll to 2,080.

Active COVID-19 cases in the state continue to decrease. There are currently 18,469 active cases.

The overall positive test rate remained at 5.62% for the fourth straight day. The daily positive rate decreased from 5.91% to 4.52%.

As for vaccinations, 79,513 residents have been fully vaccinated in West Virginia. The state has received 207,200 first doses and has administered 199,458 of them. West Virginia has received 121,400 second doses of the vaccine and has administered 79,513 of those doses.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,130), Berkeley (9,072), Boone (1,460), Braxton (749), Brooke (1,930), Cabell (7,218), Calhoun (215), Clay (359), Doddridge (421), Fayette (2,447), Gilmer (657), Grant (1,007), Greenbrier (2,295), Hampshire (1,413), Hancock (2,511), Hardy (1,231), Harrison (4,561), Jackson (1,579), Jefferson (3,381), Kanawha (11,269), Lewis (878), Lincoln (1,139), Logan (2,492), Marion (3,427), Marshall (2,864), Mason (1,688), McDowell (1,278), Mercer (3,960), Mineral (2,519), Mingo (1,968), Monongalia (7,224), Monroe (892), Morgan (876), Nicholas (1,074), Ohio (3,431), Pendleton (591), Pleasants (776), Pocahontas (564), Preston (2,443), Putnam (3,906), Raleigh (4,254), Randolph (2,250), Ritchie (573), Roane (470), Summers (680), Taylor (1,030), Tucker (471), Tyler (585), Upshur (1,534), Wayne (2,429), Webster (263), Wetzel (1,022), Wirt (331), Wood (6,611) and Wyoming (1,646).


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