The West Virginia
Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of January
2, 2021, there have been 1,535,296 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19,
with 89,327 total cases and 1,373 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 68-year
old male from Berkeley County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 66-year
old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old female from Jackson County, a 72
year old male from Ohio County, a 92-year old female from Mason County, a 71-year
old female from Ohio County, a 77-year old male from Mason County, an 86-year
old male from Kanawha County, a 49-year old male from Upshur County, an 81-year
old male from Raleigh County, and a 58-year old male from Marion County.
“Though we may tire of the restrictions of
the pandemic, we must never forget that measures for prevention mean lives
saved,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We counter the
devastation of COVID-19 by continuing to wear masks, wash hands and social
PER COUNTY: Barbour (795),
Berkeley (6,481), Boone (1,097), Braxton (315), Brooke (1,457), Cabell (5,424),
Calhoun (137), Clay (263), Doddridge (266), Fayette (1,838), Gilmer (418),
Grant (784), Greenbrier (1,564), Hampshire (1,026), Hancock (1,973), Hardy
(809), Harrison (3,098), Jackson (1,205), Jefferson (2,463), Kanawha (8,877),
Lewis (567), Lincoln (800), Logan (1,746), Marion (1,983), Marshall (2,166),
Mason (1,071), McDowell (1,008), Mercer (3,003), Mineral (2,132), Mingo
(1,500), Monongalia (5,494), Monroe (675), Morgan (666), Nicholas (720), Ohio
(2,580), Pendleton (318), Pleasants (580), Pocahontas (364), Preston (1,719),
Putnam (3,086), Raleigh (2,833), Randolph (1,211), Ritchie (370), Roane (313),
Summers (467), Taylor (725), Tucker (341), Tyler (382), Upshur (970), Wayne
(1,757), Webster (163), Wetzel (726), Wirt (234), Wood (5,146), Wyoming (1,221).
Delays may be
experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department
to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level,
it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of
that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed
the state border to be tested.
total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard
Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please
visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov
for more information.
Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia
residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events,