DHHR reports active COVID-19 cases increase to 3,362; 3 deaths since last report

COVID 19 cases

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 2, 2022, there are currently 3,362 active COVID-19 cases statewide. Additionally, three deaths have been reported since the last report, with a total of 7,294 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 97-year-old female from Cabell County, a 57-year-old male from McDowell County, and a 91-year-old female from Hancock County.

“Our thoughts are with the families and friends who have lost loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I encourage West Virginians to take protective measures for themselves and their families by receiving a COVID vaccine and booster.”

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (33), Berkeley (236), Boone (85), Braxton (12), Brooke (35), Cabell (141), Calhoun (15), Clay (13), Doddridge (10), Fayette (113), Gilmer (17), Grant (28), Greenbrier (78), Hampshire (32), Hancock (34), Hardy (82), Harrison (125), Jackson (29), Jefferson (97), Kanawha (245), Lewis (36), Lincoln (57), Logan (73), Marion (107), Marshall (49), Mason (71), McDowell (37), Mercer (185), Mineral (75), Mingo (30), Monongalia (149), Monroe (44), Morgan (12), Nicholas (61), Ohio (55), Pendleton (18), Pleasants (13), Pocahontas (9), Preston (27), Putnam (87), Raleigh (136), Randolph (54), Ritchie (9), Roane (35), Summers (10), Taylor (17), Tucker (15), Tyler (22), Upshur (88), Wayne (50), Webster (10), Wetzel (52), Wirt (6), Wood (162), Wyoming (42). 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.

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