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Coronavirus

W.Va. reports three COVID deaths; hospitalization rates decrease

Staff Report CHARLESTON — Hospitalizations in West Virginia because of the COVID-19 coronavirus are at their lowest level since around the first of August, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources. The department in its Tuesday morning update reported 119 people were in a ...

West Virginia’s active COVID cases drop below 3,000

CHARLESTON — Active cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have dropped to below 3,000, the first time in more than eight months, according to the statistics released Monday morning by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Active cases as of Monday were at 2,799 with 205 new ...

West Virginia reports one new COVID-19 death

CHARLESTON — One person in West Virginia was confirmed as dying from the COVID-19 coronavirus Friday by the Department of Health and Human Resources. The state reported the death of a 64-year-old man from Marshall County. The death count since the pandemic began was 2,849 deaths as of Friday ...

WVU psychologists share advice on reentering the world post-COVID

MORGANTOWN — America is returning to some semblance of normalcy, but for people some re-entering society after a deadly pandemic can be terrifying. It’s like going into the deep end of a cold pool by dipping your toe into the shallow part and edge toward deeper water or dive headfirst ...

COVID-19 numbers continue to collapse in West Virginia

CHARLESTON — Less than 10 days out from West Virginia’s 158th birthday, the number of COVID-19 active cases and hospitalizations continue to collapse thanks to effective vaccines. Gov. Jim Justice credits the vaccines for not only bringing down the state’s COVID-19 infections but also ...

West Virginia officials report two more COVID deaths

CHARLESTON — Two confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus were reported on Thursday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The state reported the deaths of a 93-year-old woman from Harrison County and a 61-year-old man from Randolph County. The death toll from ...