The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 1,019 additional infections of COVID-19 Wednesday.
Thirty additional deaths were reported. Since the beginning of the outbreak, a total of 4,346 West Virginians have succumbed to the virus.
Statewide, hospitalized cases declined to a total 637 patients, but patients in ICU units and on vents are up. A total of 202 patients are in intensive care units and 126 of those patients require ventilators.
W.Va. Has 7,478 active cases of COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated residents represent 58.7% of the population eligible to receive the vaccine.
The latest county alert map published by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has fifteen counties in the red zone including Boone, Lincoln, Mingo and Wyoming counties.
The map measures severity of community spread within each county. Red indicates the most severe spread of coronavirus in the state. Severity of spread eases with followed by orange, gold, yellow and green.
Fifteen counties are orange including Logan and Wayne counties.
Ten counties are gold including McDowell and Mercer.
Nine counties are yellow and six counties are green.