Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of August 30, 2022; there are currently 3,077 active COVID-19 cases statewide. Additionally, three deaths have been reported since the last report, with a total of 7,277 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 95-year-old female from Hancock County, a 63-year-old male from Berkeley County, and a 58-year-old female from Taylor County.
“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our deepest sympathies to all connected to these individuals.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (18), Berkeley (199), Boone (58), Braxton (9), Brooke (33), Cabell (115), Calhoun (9), Clay (7), Doddridge (5), Fayette (107), Gilmer (7), Grant (30), Greenbrier (78), Hampshire (26), Hancock (32), Hardy (53), Harrison (118), Jackson (31), Jefferson (90), Kanawha (234), Lewis (42), Lincoln (60), Logan (55), Marion (112), Marshall (39), Mason (67), McDowell (40), Mercer (152), Mineral (90), Mingo (32), Monongalia (157), Monroe (51), Morgan (12), Nicholas (41), Ohio (59), Pendleton (10), Pleasants (9), Pocahontas (13), Preston (22), Putnam (87), Raleigh (132), Randolph (87), Ritchie (14), Roane (25), Summers (18), Taylor (19), Tucker (11), Tyler (11), Upshur (75), Wayne (46), Webster (7), Wetzel (34), Wirt (4), Wood (145), Wyoming (40). 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 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 vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.
To locate COVID-19 testing near you, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.