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COVID-19 Weekly Update 9-13-2023


The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 13, 2023, there have been five deaths reported since last week’s dashboard update, with a total of 8,188 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 84-year old male from Boone County, a 77-year old male from Jackson County, a 71-year old male from Mineral County, a 67-year old male from Brooke County, and an 84-year old female from Harrison County. 

West Virginians ages 6 months and older are recommended to stay up-to-date with updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccination. At this time a 2023-2024 updated COVID-19 shot is recommended for most people ages 5 years and older. Those ages 6 months through 4 years of age have more specific recommendations. People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised may need additional shots for updated protection. COVID-19 vaccination is the best way to protect against severe disease, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. 

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, or to find a vaccine, visit vaccines.gov, vaccinate.wv.gov, or call 1-833-734-0965.

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