(03/03/2021)
Only one coronavirus death was reported the last 24 hours in West Virginia, according to state health officials. This comes after a day when no virus deaths were reported.

The most recent death is a 58-year-old man from Hampshire County. The state’s death toll during the pandemic is now at 2,301.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 136 new positive cases on Tuesday. Active cases were 6,692. The overall positive test rate was at 5.44% while the daily positive test rate decreased 4.39% to 2.35%.

There were 210 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the state, including 61 in intensive care and 28 on ventilators.

As of Tuesday, 300,768 people have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. There have been 197,759 fully vaccinated.

In total, 123,191 people have recovered from COVID in West Virginia.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,227), Berkeley (9,699), Boone (1,583), Braxton (777), Brooke (2,012), Cabell (7,825), Calhoun (230), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,677), Gilmer (714), Grant (1,071), Greenbrier (2,434), Hampshire (1,538), Hancock (2,598), Hardy (1,270), Harrison (4,846), Jackson (1,669), Jefferson (3,638), Kanawha (12,134), Lewis (1,042), Lincoln (1,227), Logan (2,704), Marion (3,682), Marshall (3,016), Mason (1,770), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,228), Mineral (2,585), Mingo (2,132), Monongalia (8,054), Monroe (951), Morgan (933), Nicholas (1,183), Ohio (3,640), Pendleton (621), Pleasants (803), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,544), Putnam (4,228), Raleigh (4,717), Randolph (2,395), Ritchie (622), Roane (549), Summers (703), Taylor (1,092), Tucker (503), Tyler (618), Upshur (1,690), Wayne (2,621), Webster (323), Wetzel (1,092), Wirt (360), Wood (7,081), Wyoming (1,744).


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