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47 Additional COVID-Deaths Reported Wednesday

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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports that, as of Friday, November 26, 6,754 cases of COVID-19 are currently active throughout the state. Since Wednesday, November 24, 883 new cases have been identified, and 47 additional deaths have occurred as a result of complications stemming from the virus. A total of 290,909 cases and 4,817 virus-related deaths have occurred since the onset of the pandemic last March.

The deaths reported on Wednesday include a 72-year old female from Hancock County, a 75-year old female from Harrison County, a 64-year old female from Harrison County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, an 89-year old female from Lincoln County, a 65-year old female from Harrison County, an 82-year old female from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Kanawha County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, a 66-year old male from Mercer County, a 79-year old female from Nicholas County, a 62-year old male from Berkeley County, a 64-year old male from Kanawha County, a 58-year old male from Mineral County, a 68-year old male from Pocahontas County, a 78-year old female from Braxton County, a 73-year old female from Marion County, a 58-year old male from Grant County, a 77-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old female from Wayne County, a 65-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Putnam County, an 85-year old female from Preston County, a 90-year old female from Mercer County, a 95-year old male from Taylor County, a 61-year old male from Putnam County, an 86-year old female from McDowell County, a 65-year old female from Nicholas County, a 72-year old male from Clay County, a 74-year old male from Kanawha County, a 55-year old female from Mineral County, a 62-year old male from Brooke County, a 63-year old male from Marshall County, an 80-year old male from Wetzel County, an 81-year old male from Marion County, a 73-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 95-year old female from Kanawha County, an 85-year old female from Boone County, a 38-year old female from Kanawha County, a 60-year old male from Putnam County, a 68-year old female from Logan County, a 95-year old male from Jackson County, and a 78-year old female from Raleigh County.

In a statement posted to the WV DHHR website, Cabinet Secretary Bill Crouch said, “At the holidays, we want to gather with family in our homes. Protect yourself and your loved ones by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.”

At present, 512 West Virginians are hospitalized with COVID-19, 183 of whom are receiving treatment within various intensive care units. Currently, 104 residents are being assisted through the use of ventilators.

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