Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 13, 2022, there are currently 861 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been two deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,457 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 61-year-old female from Kanawha County and a 77-year-old female from Raleigh County.
“Community spread may rise in the coming months as colder weather leads to more indoor gatherings,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Make sure you are up-to-date with your COVID vaccines and boosters to increase your protection.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (10), Berkeley (64), Boone (7), Braxton (11), Brooke (20), Cabell (22), Calhoun (1), Clay (2), Doddridge (2), Fayette (14), Gilmer (3), Grant (2), Greenbrier (17), Hampshire (7), Hancock (12), Hardy (7), Harrison (41), Jackson (11), Jefferson (31), Kanawha (72), Lewis (14), Lincoln (9), Logan (41), Marion (29), Marshall (12), Mason (13), McDowell (6), Mercer (38), Mineral (20), Mingo (13), Monongalia (28), Monroe (11), Morgan (19), Nicholas (7), Ohio (16), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (3), Pocahontas (10), Preston (13), Putnam (17), Raleigh (38), Randolph (6), Ritchie (2), Roane (12), Summers (9), Taylor (5), Tucker (1), Tyler (7), Upshur (9), Wayne (13), Webster (6), Wetzel (2), Wirt (1), Wood (47), Wyoming (27). 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.