Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of November 17, 2022, there are currently 741 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 12 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,569 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 71-year old female from Boone County, a 93-year old male from Berkeley County, an 85-year old female from Logan County, a 79-year old female from Wetzel County, an 82-year old female from Morgan County, an 85-year old male from Wayne County, a 67-year old male from Cabell County, a 94-year old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year old female from Wyoming County, a 93-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old male from Boone County, and a 72-year old male from Lincoln County.
“I offer my deepest condolences to the families who are grieving the loss of a loved one today,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Vaccines and boosters are our best defense and help prevent further tragedies due to COVID-19.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1), Berkeley (77), Boone (20), Braxton (4), Brooke (17), Cabell (21), Calhoun (2), Clay (3), Doddridge (2), Fayette (12), Gilmer (5), Grant (9), Greenbrier (18), Hampshire (11), Hancock (14), Hardy (8), Harrison (33), Jackson (6), Jefferson (25), Kanawha (60), Lewis (7), Lincoln (6), Logan (15), Marion (39), Marshall (18), Mason (7), McDowell (0), Mercer (23), Mineral (23), Mingo (23), Monongalia (28), Monroe (8), Morgan (10), Nicholas (10), Ohio (14), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (4), Pocahontas (3), Preston (10), Putnam (18), Raleigh (24), Randolph (20), Ritchie (6), Roane (7), Summers (3), Taylor (5), Tucker (0), Tyler (2), Upshur (5), Wayne (5), Webster (0), Wetzel (6), Wirt (1), Wood (33), Wyoming (8). 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.