West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

COVID-19 Daily Update 8-29-2022


The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of August 29, 2022, there are currently 3,120 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been six deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,274 deaths attributed to COVID-19. 

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 89-year old male from McDowell County, a 38-year old male from Cabell County, a 58-year old female from Mingo County, an 86-year old male from Kanawha County, an 81-year old female from Upshur County, and a 73-year old female from Mercer County.

“As we comfort those who are mourning the loss of a loved one today, we remember all West Virginians who have lost loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please do not delay scheduling your vaccine or booster shot.”

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (23), Berkeley (202), Boone (55), Braxton (21), Brooke (36), Cabell (116), Calhoun (7), Clay (7), Doddridge (7), Fayette (102), Gilmer (9), Grant (28), Greenbrier (72), Hampshire (22), Hancock (32), Hardy (57), Harrison (111), Jackson (28), Jefferson (101), Kanawha (253), Lewis (32), Lincoln (69), Logan (50), Marion (125), Marshall (37), Mason (64), McDowell (43), Mercer (155), Mineral (77), Mingo (33), Monongalia (175), Monroe (41), Morgan (13), Nicholas (42), Ohio (61), Pendleton (10), Pleasants (8), Pocahontas (10), Preston (32), Putnam (94), Raleigh (147), Randolph (45), Ritchie (14), Roane (23), Summers (19), Taylor (25), Tucker (3), Tyler (10), Upshur (74), Wayne (44), Webster (10), Wetzel (27), Wirt (3), Wood (162), Wyoming (54). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit coronavirus.wv.gov and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.

West Virginians ages 6 months and older are recommended to get vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. Those 5 years and older should receive a booster shot when due. Second booster shots for those age 50 and over who are 4 months or greater from their first booster are recommended, as well as for younger individuals over 12 years old with serious and chronic health conditions that lead to being considered moderately to severely immunocompromised. 

Visit the WV COVID-19 Vaccination Due Date Calculator, a free, online tool that helps individuals figure out when they may be due for a COVID-19 shot, making it easier to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. 

To locate COVID-19 testing near you, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.​

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