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KEYSER, W.Va. — Appointments to receive booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available Thursday at the Mineral County Fairgrounds, county health officials said Monday.

The drive-thru clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Booster shots are available only to certain individuals who received their Pfizer primary series at least six months ago, including those 65 and older and folks aged 18-64 with underlying conditions or who are otherwise more exposed to the disease.

Individuals may call the health department at 304-788-1321 to schedule an appointment.

Nearly 37% of Mineral County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to state figures, or more than 9,900 people out of the county’s nearly 27,000.

As of Tuesday, Mineral County had 298 active cases of COVID-19. Per state data, there have been 208 new cases in the county in the last seven days. The infection rate was 76.56 per 100,000 and percent positivity 12.55%. There have been 4,097 confirmed and probable cases to date, and 103 deaths.

Lindsay Renner-Wood is a reporter for the Cumberland Times-News. Follow her on Twitter @LindsayRenWood, email lrenner-wood@times-news.com or call 304-639-4403.

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Lindsay Renner-Wood is a reporter for the Cumberland Times-News, covering West Virginia and more. Follow her on Twitter @LindsayRenWood, email lrenner-wood@times-news.com or call 304-639-4403.