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Jackson, Tyler residents among COVID-19 deaths

From Staff Reports

CHARLESTON — Residents of Jackson and Tyler counties are among the most recent COVID-19 fatalities announced by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

The state recorded nine additional deaths attributed to the coronavirus from Monday to Tuesday morning, bringing the total to 2,695 since the start of the pandemic. The deaths announced Tuesday included an 87-year-old woman from Tyler County and a 75-year-old woman from Jackson County.

Active cases in local counties (previous day) are: Calhoun, 13 (12); Doddridge, 20 (25); Gilmer, 54 (50); Jackson, 95 (99); Pleasants, 25 (28); Ritchie, 19 (23); Roane, 27 (25); Tyler, 26 (28); Wetzel, 128 (126); Wirt, 32 (26); Wood, 109 (110).

Wirt County remained red, the highest level on the state map measuring the severity of COVID-19 spread, along with Berkeley and Wayne counties. Wetzel and Gilmer counties were orange, the second-highest category.

Pleasants was yellow, the second-lowest, while other area counties were in green, at the bottom of the scale.

Vaccinations are open to all West Virginia residents age 16 and older. People may pre-register through the Vaccine Registration System at www.vaccinate.wv.gov, but they’re also advised to check with local venues for information regarding appointment requirements.

Today

∫ Gilmer County, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m., Gilmer County Health Department, 809 Medical Drive, Suite 3, Glenville.

∫ Roane County, noon-7 p.m., City of Spencer Armory, 207 E. Main St., Spencer.

∫ Wirt County, 10 a.m.-noon, Wirt County School Wellness Center, 3 School View St., Elizabeth.

Thursday

∫ Gilmer County, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m., Gilmer County Health Department, 809 Medical Drive, Suite 3, Glenville.

∫ Jackson County, 1-6 p.m., Jackson County Armory, 8832 Point Pleasant Road, Millwood.

∫ Wetzel and Tyler counties, 9 a.m.-noon, United Methodist Church, 10 Howard Jeffers Drive, New Martinsville.

∫ Wood County, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., WVU-Parkersburg Early Learning Center, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center, 705 Garfield Ave., Parkersburg (second doses).

Friday

∫ Calhoun County, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Calhoun Community Vaccination Clinic, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville.

∫ Gilmer County, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m., Gilmer County Health Department, 809 Medical Drive, Suite 3, Glenville.

∫ Wood County, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., South Parkersburg Baptist Church, 1655 Blizzard Drive, Parkersburg.

Saturday

∫ Roane County, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., City of Spencer Armory, 207 E. Main St., Spencer.

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