DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 71-year old female from Raleigh County, an 85-year old male from Hampshire County, and a 76-year old male from Raleigh County.
“We offer our condolences to the friends and family who are grieving the loss of their loved ones,” said Dr. Jeffrey H. Coben, Interim DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “COVID-19 vaccination provides the best defense against the virus and serious outcomes. Visit the COVID-19 Vaccination Due Date Calculator to see if you are due for a booster.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (5), Berkeley (54), Boone (15), Braxton (3), Brooke (9), Cabell (30), Calhoun (0), Clay (2), Doddridge (1), Fayette (35), Gilmer (4), Grant (6), Greenbrier (31), Hampshire (4), Hancock (11), Hardy (5), Harrison (42), Jackson (9), Jefferson (27), Kanawha (89), Lewis (5), Lincoln (14), Logan (91), McDowell (17), Marion (19), Marshall (10), Mason (13), Mercer (36), Mineral (10), Mingo (27), Monongalia (49), Monroe (6), Morgan (5), Nicholas (19), Ohio (12), Pendleton (7), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (1), Preston (15), Putnam (17), Raleigh (62), Randolph (14), Ritchie (5), Roane (9), Summers (8), Taylor (10), Tucker (2), Tyler (2), Upshur (4), Wayne (17), Webster (1), Wetzel (2), Wirt (3), Wood (23), Wyoming (15). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.
West Virginians ages 6 months and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. All individuals ages 6 months and older should receive a primary series of vaccination, the initial set of shots that teaches the body to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. At this time, one Omicron booster shot (bivalent) is recommended for most people ages 6 months and older who completed the primary series, and their most recent COVID-19 shot was at least 2 months ago.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, visit vaccines.gov, vaccinate.wv.gov, or call 1-833-734-0965. Please visit the COVID-19 testing locations page to locate COVID-19 testing near you.