The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 27, 2023, there have been 11 deaths reported since last week’s dashboard update, with a total of 8,214 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old female from Roane County, a 97-year old female from Ohio County, an 88-year old male from Monongalia County, an 81-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 79-year old female from Tucker County, a 74-year old male from Kanawha County, a 76-year old female from Cabell County, a 91-year old female from Braxton County, a 78-year old male from Braxton County, an 88-year old female from Ohio County, and a 90-year old male from Mason 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
, or call 1-833-734-0965.