(04/04/2021)
Five more COVID-19-related deaths were confirmed in West Virginia on Saturday as the state’s active total and hospitalizations increased.

It appears that Calhoun has six new cases this week.

Health officials also reported 453 new positive cases on the day, pushing the state’s active total to 6,754. The overall positive test rate dropped slightly from 5.25% to 5.24%, while the daily positive test rate came in at 3.67%.

Hospitalizations from the virus increased by 15 to 259, the state DHHR reported. Intensive care admissions were down one to 80, while the number of people on ventilators increased by one to 24.

Following is a breakdown of total positive cases by county: Barbour (1,320), Berkeley (10,860), Boone (1,767), Braxton (842), Brooke (2,073), Cabell (8,450), Calhoun (248), Clay (410), Doddridge (517), Fayette (3,064), Gilmer (731), Grant (1,185), Greenbrier (2,526), Hampshire (1,637), Hancock (2,638), Hardy (1,399), Harrison (5,190), Jackson (1,803), Jefferson (4,107), Kanawha (13,298), Lewis (1,110), Lincoln (1,367), Logan (2,952), Marion (3,964), Marshall (3,189), Mason (1,886), McDowell (1,424), Mercer (4,415), Mineral (2,664), Mingo (2,325), Monongalia (8,697), Monroe (1,027), Morgan (1,034), Nicholas (1,397), Ohio (3,885), Pendleton (671), Pleasants (820), Pocahontas (621), Preston (2,734), Putnam (4,605), Raleigh (5,665), Randolph (2,468), Ritchie (643), Roane (539), Summers (733), Taylor (1,158), Tucker (519), Tyler (657), Upshur (1,792), Wayne (2,767), Webster (450), Wetzel (1,187), Wirt (370), Wood (7,469), Wyoming (1,837).

As of Saturday morning, more than 527,000 West Virginians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccines while 351,602 residents have been fully vaccinated.


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