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3 Wood County residents reported as COVID-19 deaths

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Published: Jan. 3, 2021 at 5:56 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - As of Sunday, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 1,731 new positive cases and three additional deaths related to the coronavirus.

This brings the total case count to 91,058 and death toll to 1,376.

According to the County Alert System color-coded map-- 47 counties are red, seven counties are orange, and one county is yellow.

Currently, there are 27,418 active cases related to COVID-19.

In regards to the vaccine, DHHR says 103,375 doses have been received and 51,646 doses have been given out.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 78-year old female from Wood County, an 85-year old female from Wood County, and an 87-year old female from Wood County.

“While we share this sad news, we pause to remember each West Virginia life lost,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we extend our sympathies to these families, we must do everything we can to stop the pandemic.”

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (825), Berkeley (6,573), Boone (1,098), Braxton (561), Brooke (1,488), Cabell (5,491), Calhoun (141), Clay (268), Doddridge (269), Fayette (1,865), Gilmer (431), Grant (803), Greenbrier (1,612), Hampshire (1,038), Hancock (1,996), Hardy (826), Harrison (3,152), Jackson (1,239), Jefferson (2,492), Kanawha (9,008), Lewis (571), Lincoln (817), Logan (1,772), Marion (2,042), Marshall (2,201), Mason (1,084), McDowell (1,021), Mercer (3,081), Mineral (2,139), Mingo (1,526), Monongalia (5,578), Monroe (699), Morgan (682), Nicholas (732), Ohio (2,627), Pendleton (328), Pleasants (591), Pocahontas (367), Preston (1,773), Putnam (3,114), Raleigh (2,891), Randolph (1,224), Ritchie (375), Roane (323), Summers (482), Taylor (741), Tucker (348), Tyler (387), Upshur (999), Wayne (1,768), Webster (169), Wetzel (734), Wirt (238), Wood (5,231), Wyoming (1,227).

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