Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of December 2, 2022, there are currently 1,044 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been nine deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,627 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 87-year old female from Putnam County, an 86-year old female from Marion County, a 73-year old female from Raleigh County, an 87-year old male from Ohio County, a 91-year old female from Ohio County, a 42-year old female from Berkeley County, a 72-year old female from Berkeley County, a 93-year old male from Cabell County, and an 82-year old female from Putnam County.
“COVID vaccines and boosters are the best protection against the virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I encourage West Virginians who are eligible for a vaccine or booster shot to schedule an appointment today.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (6), Berkeley (86), Boone (8), Braxton (3), Brooke (13), Cabell (29), Calhoun (3), Clay (0), Doddridge (6), Fayette (19), Gilmer (7), Grant (22), Greenbrier (37), Hampshire (16), Hancock (22), Hardy (15), Harrison (43), Jackson (26), Jefferson (50), Kanawha (99), Lewis (6), Lincoln (12), Logan (16), Marion (32), Marshall (14), Mason (20), McDowell (3), Mercer (24), Mineral (27), Mingo (22), Monongalia (67), Monroe (8), Morgan (11), Nicholas (7), Ohio (36), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (3), Pocahontas (4), Preston (18), Putnam (28), Raleigh (34), Randolph (16), Ritchie (5), Roane (9), Summers (3), Taylor (9), Tucker (2), Tyler (4), Upshur (11), Wayne (12), Webster (2), Wetzel (13), Wirt (2), Wood (46), Wyoming (6). 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.
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. At this time, one Omicron booster shot (bivalent) is recommended for everyone ages 5 years and older who completed the primary series, and their most recent COVID-19 shot was at least 2 months ago.
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.