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Coronavirus

Active COVID-19 cases top 2,000 in West Virginia

CHARLESTON — Active cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus are again above 2,000 in West Virginia, according to the latest numbers released Friday by the Department of Health and Human Resources. The state reported 2,057 active cases, a jump of 147 from the 1,910 on Thursday, in its Friday ...

West Virginia to research need for COVID vaccine booster shots

CHARLESTON — Prompted by a spike upward in the number of delta variant infections in West Virginia, a voluntary study will immediately start on antibody levels in older residents who received a COVID-19 vaccination six months ago, the governor announced Thursday. Gov. Jim Justice also ...

Delta variant spreads into Wood County

CHARLESTON — Two cases of the more-infectious delta variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been found in Wood County, according to the latest data released on Thursday from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Reported delta mutant strain infections more than doubled ...

West Virginia’s active COVID cases double stats from early July

CHARLESTON — Active cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus again increased by more than a hundred in West Virginia in the 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday morning, the Department of Health and Human Resources reported Wednesday morning. Active cases were at 1,758 on Wednesday morning, up ...

West Virginia sees active COVID cases surpass 1.5K

CHARLESTON — Active cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus are above 1,500 in West Virginia for the first time since the end of June, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources Monday morning pandemic report. The state also reported 406 new cases of the virus since the last plague ...

Wood County at yellow alert while West Virginia COVID spike continues

CHARLESTON — Wood County was downgraded to yellow on the County Alert System while active cases of the COVID-19 virus continued to increase in West Virginia, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources. The state reported 1,324 active cases of the virus, up from the 1,225 on ...