The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 1, 2022, there are currently 3,151 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been five deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,291 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old male from Wayne County, a 95-year old male from Ohio County, a 71-year old female from Putnam County, a 94-year old female from Marion County, and a 92-year old female from Hancock County.
“To honor the lives of these West Virginians who have passed, I ask that you get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our deepest sympathies are extended at this time of grief.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (31), Berkeley (231), Boone (67), Braxton (12), Brooke (36), Cabell (113), Calhoun (13), Clay (12), Doddridge (11), Fayette (112), Gilmer (13), Grant (23), Greenbrier (69), Hampshire (27), Hancock (33), Hardy (75), Harrison (118), Jackson (29), Jefferson (89), Kanawha (226), Lewis (41), Lincoln (55), Logan (63), Marion (97), Marshall (43), Mason (64), McDowell (40), Mercer (184), Mineral (81), Mingo (25), Monongalia (149), Monroe (44), Morgan (9), Nicholas (47), Ohio (63), Pendleton (13), Pleasants (12), Pocahontas (10), Preston (23), Putnam (79), Raleigh (124), Randolph (73), Ritchie (10), Roane (30), Summers (13), Taylor (16), Tucker (14), Tyler (18), Upshur (84), Wayne (38), Webster (9), Wetzel (48), Wirt (5), Wood (149), Wyoming (38). 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.