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COVID-19 Daily Update 7-29-2021


​The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 29, 2021, there have been 3,115,799 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 166,748 total cases and 2,944 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old male from Randolph County, a 62-year old male from Randolph County, a 66-year old male from Kanawha County, a 92-year old male from Marion County, and an 88-year old male from Kanawha County.

“Every life lost to this pandemic is a tragedy,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please schedule a COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and those around you.”  

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,540), Berkeley (13,044), Boone (2,204), Braxton (1,049), Brooke (2,269), Cabell (9,068), Calhoun (403), Clay (546), Doddridge (653), Fayette (3,644), Gilmer (893), Grant (1,322), Greenbrier (2,922), Hampshire (1,939), Hancock (2,872), Hardy (1,591), Harrison (6,341), Jackson (2,296), Jefferson (4,863), Kanawha (15,685), Lewis (1,354), Lincoln (1,616), Logan (3,333), Marion (4,753), Marshall (3,595), Mason (2,127), McDowell (1,663), Mercer (5,282), Mineral (3,011), Mingo (2,815), Monongalia (9,503), Monroe (1,241), Morgan (1,269), Nicholas (1,953), Ohio (4,374), Pendleton (726), Pleasants (964), Pocahontas (689), Preston (2,977), Putnam (5,457), Raleigh (7,178), Randolph (2,888), Ritchie (773), Roane (672), Summers (870), Taylor (1,322), Tucker (550), Tyler (762), Upshur (2,026), Wayne (3,231), Webster (595), Wetzel (1,419), Wirt (469), Wood (8,044), Wyoming (2,103).

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. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov.

Free pop-up COVID-19 testing is available today in Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Hampshire, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, and Mingo counties.  

Barbour County
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Barbour County Health Department, 109 Wabash Avenue, Philippi, WV 
Berkeley County
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 891 Auto Parts Place, Martinsburg, WV
Brooke County
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Weirton Salvation Army, 794 Cove Road, Weirton, WV (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Wellsburg Banquet Hall, 12th Street, Wellsburg, WV  (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)
Hampshire County
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Hampshire County Health Department, 16189 Northwestern Turnpike, Augusta, WV
Jefferson County
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Hollywood Casino, 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, WV 
Lewis County
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Stonewall Jackson Home Oxygen Therapy, 456 Market Place, Suite A, Weston, WV (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)
Lincoln County
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Lincoln County Health Department, 8008 Court Avenue, Hamlin, WV (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)
Mingo County
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Seven Eleven, 11 West Second Avenue, Williamson, WV

For additional free COVID-19 testing opportunities across the state, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx

Contact Information

Media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov
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