DHHR reports active COVID 19 cases increase to 1,224; no deaths reported in the last 24 hours

COVID 19 cases

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of December 21, 2022, there are currently 1,224 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There were no deaths reported to DHHR over the last 24 hours, and the total deaths remain at 7,661 attributed to COVID-19.

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (9), Berkeley (108), Boone (24), Braxton (4), Brooke (8), Cabell (43), Calhoun (3), Clay (2), Doddridge (1), Fayette (38), Gilmer (2), Grant (10), Greenbrier (26), Hampshire (23), Hancock (13), Hardy (15), Harrison (46), Jackson (12), Jefferson (53), Kanawha (108), Lewis (5), Lincoln (16), Logan (14), McDowell (6), Marion (76), Marshall (17), Mason (17), Mercer (62), Mineral (22), Mingo (29), Monongalia (52), Monroe (25), Morgan (5), Nicholas (6), Ohio (34), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (4), Pocahontas (2), Preston (11), Putnam (35), Raleigh (44), Randolph (8), Ritchie (4), Roane (27), Summers (8), Taylor (23), Tucker (4), Tyler (5), Upshur (6), Wayne (12), Webster (4), Wetzel (8), Wirt (1), Wood (56), Wyoming (23). 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 6 months 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.

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