Ohio County Studies 66th COVID Demise, First in Practically a Month | Information, Sports activities, Jobs
The Wheeling-Ohio County Well being Division reported a brand new COVID-19-related dying Monday night, the primary reported within the county in almost a month.
The dying introduced the county’s complete to 66 because the begin of the pandemic. The final time WOCHD reported a COVID-related dying was on February 12.
The ministry additionally reported 5 new optimistic instances of COVID-19, bringing that complete to three,844.
The Marshall County Well being Division reported 10 new confirmed optimistic instances of COVID and eight new possible instances in a interval from Saturday to Monday. That introduced the county’s totals to 2,391 confirmed instances, 651 possible instances, three hospitalizations and 62 related deaths.
Based on the State Division of Well being and Human Sources, the variety of optimistic instances in West Virginia in a 14-day interval between February 22 and March 7 was 3,907, a lower of 17% from 4,705 instances between February 8 and February 7. 21.
Energetic COVID-19 instances, the variety of individuals contaminated in self-quarantine or hospitalized, was 5,613 instances as of Monday, a 20% lower from 6,997 energetic instances seven days in the past and an 81% lower from on the peak of 29,257 energetic instances in January. ten.
Three of the 4 northern Panhandle counties – Hancock, Brooke and Ohio – have been inexperienced on Monday’s DHHR map, putting these counties within the most secure class on the map. Marshall County was yellow, the second most secure class on the map.
There have been 34 inexperienced counties, 9 yellow counties, six gold counties and 6 orange counties on Monday’s map. There have been no counties in crimson, the best threat class on the map.
In Ohio, the Belmont County Well being Division has reported 5,374 instances of the virus in Belmont County because the begin of the pandemic, in addition to 64 individuals hospitalized and 101 COVID-related deaths.