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Health officials report 321 new cases of COVID-19, seven additional deaths in W.Va.

Coronavirus cases in West Virginia
Coronavirus cases in West Virginia(WSAZ)
Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 12:05 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 321 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

It brings the total number of cases in the state to 156,001.

Current active cases stand at 7,012 according to the DHHR.

A total of 796,765 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 663,080 people in the state have been fully vaccinated.

The DHHR reports seven deaths in the last 24 hours including one from our area. They have confirmed the death of an 86-year old female from Monongalia County. They also confirm the deaths of a 59-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old female from Boone County, a 71-year old male from Raleigh County, a 68-year old female from Kanawha County, a 73-year old female from Ohio County, and a 70-year old male from Marshall County.

“Each death of a West Virginian is a loss if felt by all,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sincere condolences to these families.”

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,422), Berkeley (12,279), Boone (2,004), Braxton (925), Brooke (2,192), Cabell (8,667), Calhoun (317), Clay (493), Doddridge (588), Fayette (3,426), Gilmer (826), Grant (1,272), Greenbrier (2,774), Hampshire (1,796), Hancock (2,788), Hardy (1,514), Harrison (5,677), Jackson (2,088), Jefferson (4,577), Kanawha (14,855), Lewis (1,179), Lincoln (1,459), Logan (3,083), Marion (4,399), Marshall (3,416), Mason (1,999), McDowell (1,554), Mercer (4,792), Mineral (2,844), Mingo (2,552), Monongalia (9,169), Monroe (1,125), Morgan (1,164), Nicholas (1,657), Ohio (4,191), Pendleton (700), Pleasants (871), Pocahontas (662), Preston (2,862), Putnam (5,107), Raleigh (6,723), Randolph (2,561), Ritchie (700), Roane (626), Summers (817), Taylor (1,224), Tucker (524), Tyler (705), Upshur (1,855), Wayne (3,075), Webster (475), Wetzel (1,319), Wirt (416), Wood (7,737), Wyoming (1,979).

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