70 new COVID deaths reported, 28 previously unreported

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 8, 2021, there are currently 11,926 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 70 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 3,936 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

CountiesConfirmed CasesRecoveredActive CasesDeaths
Fayette4,8234,619204119
Greenbrier3,3573,22613190
McDowell2,1282,0507846
Mercer5,8195,574245174
Monroe1,6781,6384025
Nicholas2,4992,29320642
Pocahontas7287012718
Raleigh8,0697,683386166
Summers1,1181,0892930
Wyoming3,2363,11112557

Current HospitalizationsICU CasesPeople On Vents  
714211128

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 81-year old male from Harrison County, a 62-year old male from Wirt County, a 74-year old male from Mingo County, an 88-year old female from Tucker County, a 71-year old male from Mingo County, an 82-year old female from Berkeley County, a 69-year old male from Harrison County, an 89-year old male from Hancock County, a 73-year old female from Cabell County, an 83-year old female from Marion County, a 65-year old female from McDowell County, a 91-year old male from Webster County, a 66-year old female from Wood County, a 61-year old male from Raleigh County, a 70-year old female from Marshall County, a 43-year old female from Jackson County, a 61-year old female from Raleigh County, an 89-year old female from Kanawha County, a 59-year old female from Mingo County, a 74-year old female from Tucker County, a 48-year old female from Cabell County, a 77-year old female from Randolph County, a 79-year old male from Logan County, a 61-year old female from Jackson County, a 51-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Boone County, a 65-year old male from Raleigh County, a 47-year old male from Doddridge County, a 74-year old male from Harrison County, an 88-year old male from Lewis County, a 77-year old female from Webster County, an 80-year old female from Jefferson County, an 83-year old female from Mercer County, a 49-year old male from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Jefferson County, a 71-year old female from Mingo County, a 51-year old male from Marshall County, a 102-year old female from Jefferson County, a 71-year old male from Lincoln County, a 72-year old female from Kanawha County, a 57-year old male from Boone County, and a 67-year old female from Logan County.

Included in the total deaths reported on the dashboard as a result of the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate are a 72-year old male from Pleasants County, a 77-year old male from Pleasants County, a 72-year old male from Cabell County, a 73-year old male from Mercer County, a 93-year old male from Fayette County, a 68-year old male from Putnam County, a 75-year old male from Monongalia County, an 88-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 58-year old male from Marion County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, an 80-year old male from Upshur County, a 62-year old male from Wyoming County, a 68-year old male from Berkeley County, a 94-year old female from Marion County, a 74-year old male from Lincoln County, a 54-year old female from Kanawha County, a 78-year old male from Mingo County, a 55-year old male from Wyoming County, a 52-year old male from McDowell County, a 62-year old female from Monongalia County, a 71-year old female from Mercer County, a 53-year old male from Mercer County, a 92-year old male from Ohio County, a 93-year old female from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Cabell County, a 60-year old male from Marion County, a 73-year old male from Pleasants County, and a 68-year old male from Preston County.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “If you are eligible, I urge you to schedule your COVID vaccine today.”

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (65), Berkeley (796), Boone (192), Braxton (81), Brooke (90), Cabell (605), Calhoun (25), Clay (44), Doddridge (97), Fayette (288), Gilmer (51), Grant (109), Greenbrier (184), Hampshire (97), Hancock (176), Hardy (96), Harrison (771), Jackson (217), Jefferson (258), Kanawha (1,073), Lewis (166), Lincoln (158), Logan (176), Marion (578), Marshall (198), Mason (179), McDowell (213), Mercer (428), Mineral (177), Mingo (151), Monongalia (286), Monroe (63), Morgan (94), Nicholas (198), Ohio (166), Pendleton (21), Pleasants (36), Pocahontas (39), Preston (311), Putnam (445), Raleigh (394), Randolph (108), Ritchie (83), Roane (136), Summers (35), Taylor (101), Tucker (46), Tyler (59), Upshur (168), Wayne (322), Webster (70), Wetzel (140), Wirt (39), Wood (652), Wyoming (175). 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.

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.

Free pop-up COVID-19 testing is available today in Barbour, Berkeley, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Jefferson, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pleasants, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Roane, Taylor, Upshur, and Wayne counties.

Barbour County:

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Junior Volunteer Fire Department, 331 Row Avenue, Junior, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Berkeley County:

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 891 Auto Parts Place, Martinsburg, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Cabell County:

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Cabell-Huntington Health Department, parking lot, 703 Seventh Avenue, Huntington, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=MavCabell)

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Marshall University Campus, parking lot, 1801 6th Avenue, Huntington, WV  (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)

Clay County:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Clay County Health Department, 451 Main Street, Clay, WV

Fayette County:

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Fayette County Health Department, 5495 Maple Lane, Fayetteville, WV

Grant County:

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Petersburg City parking lot, South Main Street, across from Walgreens, Petersburg, WV

Greenbrier County:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, State Fair of WV, 891 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=WVGBC)

Hampshire County:

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Hampshire Memorial Hospital, 363 Sunrise Boulevard, Romney, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Jefferson County:

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Shepherd University Wellness Center, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Lincoln County:

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Lincoln County Health Department, 8008 Court Avenue, Hamlin, WV (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)

Logan County:

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Old 84 Lumber Building, 100 Recovery Road, Peach Creek, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Marion County:

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Dunbar School Foundation, 101 High Street, Fairmont, WV

Marshall County:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Benwood City Building, 430 Main Street, Benwood, WV

Monongalia County:

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, WVU Recreation Center, lower level, 2001 Rec Center Drive, Morgantown, WV

Monroe County:

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Appalachian Christian Center, 2812 Seneca Trail South, Peterstown, WV (optional registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=WVMRC)

Morgan County:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, War Memorial Hospital, 1 Health Way, Berkeley Springs, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

Nicholas County:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Summersville Regional Medical Center, 400 Fairview Heights Road, Summersville, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=WVNL)

Ohio County:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Ohio Valley Medical Center, 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV (optional pre-registration: https://roxbylabs.dendisoftware.com/patient_registration/)

Pleasants County:

12:00 PM – 3:30 PM, St. Mary’s Marina, 617 Riverside Drive, St. Mary’s, WV

Putnam County:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Liberty Square Shopping Center, parking lot, 613 Putnam Village, Hurricane, WV (optional pre-registration: https://wv.getmycovidresult.com/)

Raleigh County:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department, 1602 Harper Road, Beckley, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=MavBeckleyRaleigh)

Randolph County:

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Davis Health Center, 812 Gorman Avenue, Elkins, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, parking lot across from Randolph-Elkins Health Department, 32 Randolph Avenue, Elkins, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=WVRDC)

Roane County:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Amma Senior Center, 3901 Amma Road, Amma, WV

Taylor County:

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Grafton-Taylor County Health Department, 718 West Main Street, parking lot at Operations Trailer, Grafton, WV

Upshur County:

8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Jawbone Park, corner of Florida Street and Madison Street, Buckhannon, WV (optional pre-registration: https://labpass.com/en/registration?access_code=WVUSC)

Wayne County:

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Wayne County Health Department, 217 Kenova Avenue, Wayne, WV (optional pre-registration: UnityPHM (unityphr.com)

For additional free COVID-19 testing opportunities across the state, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

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