DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 89-year old female from Marion County, a 51-year old male from Cabell County, an 80-year old male from Wayne County, a 76-year old male from Cabell County, a 65-year old male from Nicholas County, and a 96-year old female from Monongalia County.
“Today, we mourn the loss of more West Virginians lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. "I encourage all West Virginians to become vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (21), Berkeley (108), Boone (44), Braxton (4), Brooke (18), Cabell (116), Calhoun (12), Clay (4), Doddridge (3), Fayette (68), Gilmer (13), Grant (19), Greenbrier (67), Hampshire (23), Hancock (26), Hardy (27), Harrison (105), Jackson (19), Jefferson (49), Kanawha (164), Lewis (23), Lincoln (15), Logan (65), Marion (82), Marshall (30), Mason (35), McDowell (25), Mercer (137), Mineral (32), Mingo (37), Monongalia (123), Monroe (24), Morgan (10), Nicholas (26), Ohio (47), Pendleton (9), Pleasants (5), Pocahontas (11), Preston (31), Putnam (60), Raleigh (97), Randolph (24), Ritchie (6), Roane (31), Summers (24), Taylor (19), Tucker (6), Tyler (14), Upshur (39), Wayne (19), Webster (5), Wetzel (15), Wirt (7), Wood (50), Wyoming (72). 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 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. Those ages 5-11 years are recommended to get an original (monovalent) booster shot when due, and those ages 12 years and older are recommended to get an Omicron booster shot (bivalent) at least two months after completing their primary series.
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.