West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of February 24, 2021, there have
been 2,135,914 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19,
with 130,382 total cases and 2,285 total deaths.
has confirmed the deaths of an 89-year
old female from Mercer County, a 95-year old female from Mercer County, an 80-year
old male from Berkeley County, an 84-year old female from Grant County, a 76-year
old male from Wood County, a 90-year old male from Kanawha County, a 78-year
old male from Boone County, a 79-year old female from Mercer County, a 58-year
old male from Mercer County, a 76-year old male from Marion County, and a 57-year
old male from Logan County.
Virginians, we must not tire of preventive measures that ensure the health and
safety of West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR
Cabinet Secretary. “Our sympathies are extended to these families for
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour
(1,182), Berkeley (9,605), Boone (1,553), Braxton (769), Brooke (2,009), Cabell
(7,740), Calhoun (224), Clay (371), Doddridge (466), Fayette (2,622), Gilmer
(706), Grant (1,054), Greenbrier (2,381), Hampshire (1,511), Hancock (2,577),
Hardy (1,261), Harrison (4,804), Jackson (1,649), Jefferson (3,592), Kanawha
(11,941), Lewis (1,026), Lincoln (1,215), Logan (2,668), Marion (3,626),
Marshall (2,989), Mason (1,758), McDowell (1,340), Mercer (4,184), Mineral
(2,574), Mingo (2,107), Monongalia (7,837), Monroe (937), Morgan (927),
Nicholas (1,170), Ohio (3,609), Pendleton (618), Pleasants (799), Pocahontas
(584), Preston (2,518), Putnam (4,172), Raleigh (4,636), Randolph (2,375),
Ritchie (616), Roane (493), Summers (700), Taylor (1,081), Tucker (499), Tyler
(612), Upshur (1,660), Wayne (2,586), Webster (305), Wetzel (1,074), Wirt
(349), Wood (6,991), Wyoming (1,730).
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. Such
is the case of Braxton, Hardy, Harrison, McDowell, Mineral, Preston, and
Wyoming counties in this report.
West Virginians may now
pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov
shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary
tab for more detailed information.
Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia
residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.