(02/06/2021)
West Virginia’s active COVID-19 total dropped below 17,000 on Saturday.

It appears Calhoun has two new cases this week.

The state added 549 new positive cases for the day and more than 1,400 recoveries, dropping the active total to 16,886, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Recoveries are now at 105,185.

Health officials confirmed 19 virus-related deaths.

The state’s overall positive test rate inched down Saturday to 5.60% after the daily positive test rate came in at 4.10%.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,146), Berkeley (9,156), Boone (1,474), Braxton (755), Brooke (1,940), Cabell (7,263), Calhoun (216), Clay (362), Doddridge (427), Fayette (2,478), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,015), Greenbrier (2,309), Hampshire (1,427), Hancock (2,527), Hardy (1,239), Harrison (4,607), Jackson (1,598), Jefferson (3,421), Kanawha (11,347), Lewis (904), Lincoln (1,154), Logan (2,529), Marion (3,488), Marshall (2,890), Mason (1,701), McDowell (1,287), Mercer (3,987), Mineral (2,522), Mingo (1,997), Monongalia (7,299), Monroe (900), Morgan (882), Nicholas (1,089), Ohio (3,463), Pendleton (598), Pleasants (778), Pocahontas (568), Preston (2,459), Putnam (3,940), Raleigh (4,315), Randolph (2,264), Ritchie (577), Roane (476), Summers (681), Taylor (1,039), Tucker (476), Tyler (588), Upshur (1,569), Wayne (2,452), Webster (272), Wetzel (1,027), Wirt (331), Wood (6,669), Wyoming (1,653).

Hospitalizations due to the virus decreased from 384 to 378 while intensive care admissions were down one to 115. The number of people on ventilators increased by one to 56.

State health officials said 101,352 people have been fully vaccinated in West Virginia. More than 215,000 people have received their first dose.


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