Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 8, 2021, there have been 2,781,925 total
confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 156,001 total cases
and 2,726 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an
86-year old female from
Monongalia County, a 59-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old female
from Boone County, a 71-year old male from Raleigh County, a 68-year old female
from Kanawha County, a 73-year old female from Ohio County, and a 70-year old
male from Marshall County.
“Each death of a West
Virginian is a loss if felt by all,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet
Secretary. “We extend our sincere condolences to these families.”
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour
(1,422), Berkeley (12,279), Boone (2,004), Braxton (925), Brooke (2,192),
Cabell (8,667), Calhoun (317), Clay (493), Doddridge (588), Fayette (3,426),
Gilmer (826), Grant (1,272), Greenbrier (2,774), Hampshire (1,796), Hancock
(2,788), Hardy (1,514), Harrison (5,677), Jackson (2,088), Jefferson (4,577),
Kanawha (14,855), Lewis (1,179), Lincoln (1,459), Logan (3,083), Marion
(4,399), Marshall (3,416), Mason (1,999), McDowell (1,554), Mercer (4,792),
Mineral (2,844), Mingo (2,552), Monongalia (9,169), Monroe (1,125), Morgan
(1,164), Nicholas (1,657), Ohio (4,191), Pendleton (700), Pleasants (871),
Pocahontas (662), Preston (2,862), Putnam (5,107), Raleigh (6,723), Randolph
(2,561), Ritchie (700), Roane (626), Summers (817), Taylor (1,224), Tucker
(524), Tyler (705), Upshur (1,855), Wayne (3,075), Webster (475), Wetzel
(1,319), Wirt (416), Wood (7,737), Wyoming (1,979).
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 Brooke
County in this report.
Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more
detailed information, including information on the COVID-19 vaccine.
Free pop-up COVID-19 testing is available today
in Lewis and Putnam counties and Sunday in Wirt County.
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Stonewall Jackson Home
Oxygen Therapy, 456 Market Place, Suite A, Weston, WV
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Liberty Square, 613
Putnam Village, Hurricane, WV (optional pre-registration: bit.ly/pchd-covid)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Matheny Funeral Home,
448 Juliana Street, Elizabeth, WV
For additional free COVID-19 testing
opportunities across the state, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.