(03/22/2021)
Six COVID-19-related deaths were reported in West Virginia on Sunday.

The new deaths include an 84-year old woman from Putnam County, a 71-year old woman from Kanawha County, an 84-year old man from Berkeley County, a 92-year old man from Wood County, a 71-year old man from Kanawha County and a 73-year old man from Boone County, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The state’s death toll during the pandemic is now 2,606.

Health officials also reported 348 new positive cases, raising West Virginia’s active total slightly to 5,514. Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (1,304), Berkeley (10,241), Boone (1,690), Braxton (810), Brooke (2,048), Cabell (8,205), Calhoun (238), Clay (385), Doddridge (504), Fayette (2,863), Gilmer (726), Grant (1,149), Greenbrier (2,459), Hampshire (1,584), Hancock (2,609), Hardy (1,346), Harrison (5,034), Jackson (1,739), Jefferson (3,837), Kanawha (12,615), Lewis (1,071), Lincoln (1,328), Logan (2,892), Marion (3,837), Marshall (3,138), Mason (1,831), McDowell (1,397), Mercer (4,327), Mineral (2,616), Mingo (2,239), Monongalia (8,442), Monroe (1,000), Morgan (955), Nicholas (1,320), Ohio (3,752), Pendleton (635), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (607), Preston (2,660), Putnam (4,406), Raleigh (5,160), Randolph (2,434), Ritchie (634), Roane (509), Summers (713), Taylor (1,123), Tucker (512), Tyler (650), Upshur (1,742), Wayne (2,677), Webster (418), Wetzel (1,132), Wirt (365), Wood (7,310), Wyoming (1,791).

The overall positive test rate remained at 5.29%, while the daily positive test rate came in at 4.40%.

As of Friday, hospitalizations from the virus were at 198, including 67 in intensive care and 21 people on ventilators.

More than 440,000 residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 267,520 residents have been fully vaccinated.


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