WV DHHR Update On COVID-19, Mon. May 17



The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 175 new cases of coronavirus in the state as of Monday morning.


One death was reported in the last 24 hours, and a total of six deaths have been reported since Friday. A total of 2,762 West Virginians has died due to complications from the coronavirus.


W.Va. active cases are down with 6,296 total active cases.


Today’s infection rate is 5.12%.


Hospital cases now stand at 254 patients with 83 of those patients in ICU and 35 patients needing a vent.


Fully vaccinated individuals make up around 39.2% of the state’s population and around 47% of West Virginians have received at least one shot.

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