CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  More than half of the state’s 55 counties are now ‘green’ on the state’s COVID-19 daily alert map.

In new information released by the state Department and Health and Human Resources Tuesday, there were 28 counties in ‘green,’ the lowest category of COVID-19 spread. There haven’t been any counties in ‘red,’ the highest rate of spread, for more than two weeks.

The DHHR did report 136 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The state’s daily positivity test rate is now 2.35% after more than 7,000 tests recorded Monday.

Just one new death was added Tuesday, a 58-year-old man from Harrison County. There were no new deaths added Monday. Total deaths are now at 2,301 since the pandemic began.

There are now 6,692 active COVID-19

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