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Health officials report 1,507 new cases of COVID-19, 12 additional deaths in W.Va.

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Published: Jan. 2, 2021 at 10:36 AM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials reported 1,507 new COVID-19 cases in the Mountain State on Saturday.

It brings the total count to 89,327.

West Virginia has received 103,375 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The state has administered 49,807 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

DHHR officials also reported 12 additional COVID-19 related deaths in the state Saturday bringing the death count to 1,373.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 68-year old male from Berkeley County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 66-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old female from Jackson County, a 72 year old male from Ohio County, a 92-year old female from Mason County, a 71-year old female from Ohio County, a 77-year old male from Mason County, an 86-year old male from Kanawha County, a 49-year old male from Upshur County, an 81-year old male from Raleigh County, and a 58-year old male from Marion County.

“Though we may tire of the restrictions of the pandemic, we must never forget that measures for prevention mean lives saved,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We counter the devastation of COVID-19 by continuing to wear masks, wash hands and social distance.”

DHHR officials said 26,834 cases are currently active.

According to data from the DHHR, 810 patients are currently hospitalized. 205 patients are in ICU, and 92 patients are on ventilators.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (795), Berkeley (6,481), Boone (1,097), Braxton (315), Brooke (1,457), Cabell (5,424), Calhoun (137), Clay (263), Doddridge (266), Fayette (1,838), Gilmer (418), Grant (784), Greenbrier (1,564), Hampshire (1,026), Hancock (1,973), Hardy (809), Harrison (3,098), Jackson (1,205), Jefferson (2,463), Kanawha (8,877), Lewis (567), Lincoln (800), Logan (1,746), Marion (1,983), Marshall (2,166), Mason (1,071), McDowell (1,008), Mercer (3,003), Mineral (2,132), Mingo (1,500), Monongalia (5,494), Monroe (675), Morgan (666), Nicholas (720), Ohio (2,580), Pendleton (318), Pleasants (580), Pocahontas (364), Preston (1,719), Putnam (3,086), Raleigh (2,833), Randolph (1,211), Ritchie (370), Roane (313), Summers (467), Taylor (725), Tucker (341), Tyler (382), Upshur (970), Wayne (1,757), Webster (163), Wetzel (726), Wirt (234), Wood (5,146), Wyoming (1,221).

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