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Coronavirus Update: West Virginia with 90 new cases, 2 deaths since last update; 48.3% of total population 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 Friday, July 16.

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West Virginia Statistics

New cases since last update – 90

Deaths since last update – 2

Total Positive Cases – 164,933

Current Active Cases – 1,026

Total Lab Results reported – 3,064,208

Cumulative positive test percentage – 4.96

Daily Percent Positive – 2.17

Total Deaths – 2,919

People fully vaccinated: 866,350

After 3,723 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 90 cases from the 164,843 total positive cases reported at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 15.

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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