Active COVID-19 cases decrease to 3,036; 4 deaths reported

COVID 19 Cases

Charleston, WV (WOAY)- The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of August 4, 2022; there are currently 3,036 active COVID-19 cases statewide. Additionally, four deaths have been reported since the last report, with a total of 7,173 deaths attributed to COVID-19. 

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 93-year-old female from Marion County, a 75-year-old male from Harrison County, a 78-year-old male from Mercer County, and a 98-year-old female from Harrison County.

“Each death of a West Virginian is a loss felt by all,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sincere condolences to these families and encourage all eligible individuals to get vaccinated and boosted.”

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (48), Berkeley (161), Boone (50), Braxton (17), Brooke (28), Cabell (144), Calhoun (8), Clay (6), Doddridge (8), Fayette (83), Gilmer (9), Grant (8), Greenbrier (69), Hampshire (33), Hancock (32), Hardy (47), Harrison (109), Jackson (41), Jefferson (77), Kanawha (267), Lewis (21), Lincoln (45), Logan (81), Marion (91), Marshall (62), Mason (53), McDowell (50), Mercer (137), Mineral (37), Mingo (56), Monongalia (123), Monroe (45), Morgan (21), Nicholas (38), Ohio (73), Pendleton (7), Pleasants (7), Pocahontas (13), Preston (23), Putnam (113), Raleigh (180), Randolph (17), Ritchie (13), Roane (37), Summers (22), Taylor (25), Tucker (12), Tyler (13), Upshur (35), Wayne (55), Webster (19), Wetzel (13), Wirt (9), Wood (198), Wyoming (47). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit and look on the Cumulative Summary tab, which is sortable by county.

West Virginians ages six months and older are recommended to get vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. Those five years and older should receive a booster shot when due. Second booster shots for those age 50 and over four months or greater from their first booster are recommended, as well as for younger individuals over 12 years old with serious and chronic health conditions considered moderately to severely immunocompromised. 

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 site near you, visit or call 1-833-734-0965. 

To locate COVID-19 testing near you, please visit

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