DHHR reports active COVID 19 cases increase to 970; 4 deaths since last report

COVID 19 Cases

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of November 2, 2022, there are currently 970 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been four deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,534 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 58-year old female from Raleigh County, a 71-year old male from Wyoming County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, and a 70-year old female from Kanawha County.

“Too many families are experiencing the pain of loss due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please schedule your COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot today to prevent severe outcomes from COVID.”

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (6), Berkeley (52), Boone (14), Braxton (10), Brooke (7), Cabell (75), Calhoun (4), Clay (4), Doddridge (3), Fayette (22), Gilmer (4), Grant (14), Greenbrier (10), Hampshire (11), Hancock (13), Hardy (9), Harrison (40), Jackson (13), Jefferson (33), Kanawha (81), Lewis (10), Lincoln (7), Logan (14), Marion (48), Marshall (13), Mason (18), McDowell (9), Mercer (23), Mineral (18), Mingo (22), Monongalia (28), Monroe (9), Morgan (4), Nicholas (8), Ohio (14), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (4), Pocahontas (1), Preston (10), Putnam (28), Raleigh (65), Randolph (24), Ritchie (7), Roane (9), Summers (9), Taylor (17), Tucker (1), Tyler (4), Upshur (10), Wayne (32), Webster (2), Wetzel (12), Wirt (2), Wood (44), Wyoming (14). 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.

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