(02/19/2021)
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says 11 more West Virginians have died in connection to COVID-19, bringing the state to 2,236 deaths since the pandemic began.

The state is also reporting 355 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. West Virginia has confirmed a total of 128,760 cases since March. Of those cases, a total of 10,088 remain active and 116,436 West Virginians have recovered from the virus. Health officials say 301 people in the Mountain State are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and of those patients, 57 are in the ICU and 25 are on ventilators.

According to the WV DHHR, the state has received a total of 2,090,402 confirmatory lab tests for COVID-19 with a current daily percent positivity rate of 3.38% and a cumulative rate of 5.53%.

A total of 149,889 West Virginians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Health officials say 98.4% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses allotted as first doses. To pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccination, visit vaccinate.wv.gov.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases per county include:

Barbour (1,162), Berkeley (9,500), Boone (1,533), Braxton (767), Brooke (1,982), Cabell (7,655), Calhoun (218), Clay (370), Doddridge (451), Fayette (2,578), Gilmer (695), Grant (1,043), Greenbrier (2,369), Hampshire (1,490), Hancock (2,561), Hardy (1,256), Harrison (4,781), Jackson (1,637), Jefferson (3,550), Kanawha (11,766), Lewis (1,004), Lincoln (1,196), Logan (2,616), Marion (3,597), Marshall (2,968), Mason (1,746), McDowell (1,332), Mercer (4,126), Mineral (2,565), Mingo (2,080), Monongalia (7,690), Monroe (929), Morgan (907), Nicholas (1,151), Ohio (3,561), Pendleton (615), Pleasants (793), Pocahontas (578), Preston (2,496), Putnam (4,104), Raleigh (4,549), Randolph (2,349), Ritchie (602), Roane (486), Summers (695), Taylor (1,071), Tucker (492), Tyler (607), Upshur (1,634), Wayne (2,574), Webster (285), Wetzel (1,057), Wirt (341), Wood (6,888), Wyoming (1,712).

For information on free COVID-19 testing as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit the WV DHHR website.


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