(02/09/2021)
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported just two COVID-19 deaths in the state on Monday and added 398 new positive cases.

The deaths include a 69-year-old woman and a 73-year-old man, both from Berkeley County. The death total for West Virginia is now at 2,131.

Active cases in the state continue to decline, dropping 580 over the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases in the state is 15,557.

The overall positive test rate remained at 5.60% while the daily positive test rate increased from 5.20% to 5.73%.

There are currently 375 hospitalizations related to the virus. Intensive care admissions decreased to 107 and the number of people on ventilators moved from 51 to 52.

As for vaccines, officials report 105,889 people have now received their second dose and are fully vaccinated. West Virginia has administered 219,892 first doses out of the 207,200 doses received. The DHHR says the number administered exceeds the number of doses received due to additional doses in vials.

At least 107,418 West Virginians have recovered from COVID-19 since the pandemic started.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,153), Berkeley (9,241), Boone (1,484), Braxton (756), Brooke (1,946), Cabell (7,312), Calhoun (217), Clay (361), Doddridge (432), Fayette (2,507), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,019), Greenbrier (2,326), Hampshire (1,449), Hancock (2,535), Hardy (1,242), Harrison (4,631), Jackson (1,614), Jefferson (3,451), Kanawha (11,445), Lewis (928), Lincoln (1,165), Logan (2,553), Marion (3,514), Marshall (2,914), Mason (1,709), McDowell (1,304), Mercer (4,015), Mineral (2,531), Mingo (2,008), Monongalia (7,365), Monroe (910), Morgan (891), Nicholas (1,102), Ohio (3,478), Pendleton (601), Pleasants (779), Pocahontas (569), Preston (2,468), Putnam (3,962), Raleigh (4,355), Randolph (2,283), Ritchie (582), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,042), Tucker (477), Tyler (591), Upshur (1,578), Wayne (2,483), Webster (275), Wetzel (1,030), Wirt (332), Wood (6,709) and Wyoming (1,664).


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