The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of February 7, 2023, there are currently 726 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There has been one death reported since the last report, with a total of 7,877 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the death of a 70-year old male from Jackson County.
“Our thoughts go out to the family of this West Virginian,” said Dr. Jeffrey H. Coben, Interim DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Keeping up-to-date with COVID vaccination, including booster shots when due, is the best protection against existing variants.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (8), Berkeley (54), Boone (19), Braxton (4), Brooke (3), Cabell (37), Calhoun (0), Clay (2), Doddridge (4), Fayette (17), Gilmer (0), Grant (5), Greenbrier (21), Hampshire (7), Hancock (7), Hardy (16), Harrison (30), Jackson (12), Jefferson (21), Kanawha (68), Lewis (7), Lincoln (3), Logan (8), McDowell (6), Marion (27), Marshall (6), Mason (7), Mercer (33), Mineral (9), Mingo (7), Monongalia (42), Monroe (9), Morgan (4), Nicholas (9), Ohio (11), Pendleton (0), Pleasants (0), Pocahontas (1), Preston (15), Putnam (17), Raleigh (53), Randolph (4), Ritchie (6), Roane (4), Summers (27), Taylor (13), Tucker (1), Tyler (0), Upshur (9), Wayne (11), Webster (0), Wetzel (4), Wirt (2), Wood (24), Wyoming (12). 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.