FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky has surpassed another vaccination milestone, but the pace needs to pick up among younger adults to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.
CHARLESTON — With state COVID-19 vaccination rates plummeting, Gov. Jim Justice on Monday again implored the roughly 650,000 eligible West Virginians who have not yet been vaccinated to step up.
HUNTINGTON — Five COVID-19 deaths were reported in West Virginia on Sunday by the state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).
IRONTON — A Wheelersburg, Ohio, man rejected a plea deal last week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court that would have sent him to prison for five to seven-and-a-half years.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 18, there have been 2,611,346 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 148,887 total cases and 2,785 total deaths.
Clay Marsh, West Virginia’s coronavirus response coordinator, said Friday that the rate of vaccinations in the state “has gone down a little bit.”
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s coronavirus vaccination drive is slowing down as fewer people come forward to get shots, the governor said Friday.