COVID-19 outbreak reported at St. Marys Correctional Center | News, Sports, Jobs – News and Sentinel

There are nearly 300 active cases of COVID-19 at St. Marys Correctional Center and Jail. West Virginia continues to lead the nation in rate of vaccination, with just over 47 percent of its nearly 61,000 doses administered, Justice said. Maine is the next closest state, with 28 percent.

But the state’s Rt number – which shows the rate at which the virus is spreading in the community – was 1.19, “the second-worst in the entire country,” the governor said.

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