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Coronavirus Update: West Virginia has 128,405 positive cases, 2,225 deaths, 145,734 people fully vaccinated

WV Press Report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

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West Virginia Cases

Total Positive Cases – 128,405

Current Active Cases – 10,522

Total Lab Results reported – 2,080,541

Cumulative positive test percentage – 5.54

Daily Percent Positive – 3.41

Total Deaths – 2,225

People fully vaccinated: 145,734

After 8,179 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 289 cases from the 128,177 total positive cases reported at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.

To see charts on active cases, recovered cases, hospitalization, county breakdowns and other data, visit

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is the official reporting agency for COVID-19, which in turn provides official case numbers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Medical providers and laboratories are required to report positive test results to DHHR. The data in the daily reports include all known positive cases but underreports the total number of individuals tested as not all laboratories are able to electronically submit negative test results.

Please visit the dashboard located at for more information.

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