(02/08/2021)
Health officials in West Virginia confirmed 10 coronavirus-related deaths Sunday as the state added 518 new positive cases.

A 69-year old man from Gilmer County has died, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The deaths push the state’s total to 2,129.

Active cases continued to drop Sunday.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,153), Berkeley (9,199), Boone (1,481), Braxton (756), Brooke (1,943), Cabell (7,298), Calhoun (216), Clay (361), Doddridge (431), Fayette (2,497), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,015), Greenbrier (2,317), Hampshire (1,448), Hancock (2,535), Hardy (1,243), Harrison (4,621), Jackson (1,607), Jefferson (3,438), Kanawha (11,398), Lewis (914), Lincoln (1,162), Logan (2,542), Marion (3,501), Marshall (2,901), Mason (1,705), McDowell (1,296), Mercer (4,001), Mineral (2,526), Mingo (2,002), Monongalia (7,347), Monroe (904), Morgan (884), Nicholas (1,097), Ohio (3,474), Pendleton (598), Pleasants (778), Pocahontas (568), Preston (2,463), Putnam (3,953), Raleigh (4,338), Randolph (2,268), Ritchie (579), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,039), Tucker (476), Tyler (589), Upshur (1,570), Wayne (2,475), Webster (274), Wetzel (1,028), Wirt (331), Wood (6,689), Wyoming (1,661).

There are currently 381 hospitalizations due to the virus, up from 378 on Saturday. Intensive care admission remained at 115 while the number of people on ventilators moved from 56 to 51.

The state DHHR updated its vaccine data following a week that saw a push to host more vaccination clinics. Officials report 105,200 people have now received their second shot and are fully vaccinated. West Virginia has administered 219,239 first doses.


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