COVID-19 LATEST: DHHR reports more than 150 recoveries, daily percent positive drops to 1.92

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(AP GRAPHICSBANK) Coronavirus West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Wednesday, June 9, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,961,098 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 162,726 total cases across the Mountain State. This is 90 more cases than what was reported yesterday.

Another 151 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting that total up to 156,534. The DHHR confirmed 24 new deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths have now risen to 2,846.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 41-year old male from Lincoln County, a 58-year old male from Mineral County, an 85-year old male from Ohio County, a 67-year old female from Boone County, a 79-year old female from Berkeley County, another 79-year old female from Berkeley County, a 71-year old female from Berkeley County, a 97-year old male from Hampshire County, a 56-year old male from Raleigh County, a 60-year old female from Kanawha County, a 78-year old female from Hampshire County, an 84-year old female from Mercer County, a 77-year old female from Raleigh County, a 73-year old male from Putnam County, a 70-year old female from McDowell County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, an 88-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old female from Cabell County, an 86-year old male from Jefferson County, a 78-year old male from Boone County, a 65-year old female from Cabell County, a 69-year old female from Cabell County, and an 86-year old female from Kanawha County.

“As we continue the fight against this pandemic, we are saddened by the loss of more West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine is the most powerful way to prevent further loss of life to this devastating disease.”

There are 115 less active cases than what was reported Tuesday morning. The total number of active cases now sits at 3,546. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.06, while the daily percent positive dropped to 1.92.

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier, McDowell, Pocahontas, Summers, or Wyoming Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 3
  • Mercer: 5
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 2

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,508), Berkeley (12,763), Boone (2,164), Braxton (992), Brooke (2,241), Cabell (8,832), Calhoun (372), Clay (540), Doddridge (630), Fayette (3,532), Gilmer (875), Grant (1,304), Greenbrier (2,872), Hampshire (1,914), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,563), Harrison (6,097), Jackson (2,223), Jefferson (4,766), Kanawha (15,403), Lewis (1,273), Lincoln (1,569), Logan (3,255), Marion (4,610), Marshall (3,528), Mason (2,042), McDowell (1,609), Mercer (5,092), Mineral (2,967), Mingo (2,712), Monongalia (9,374), Monroe (1,193), Morgan (1,222), Nicholas (1,882), Ohio (4,299), Pendleton (723), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (680), Preston (2,943), Putnam (5,303), Raleigh (6,998), Randolph (2,819), Ritchie (754), Roane (654), Summers (854), Taylor (1,262), Tucker (545), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,949), Wayne (3,176), Webster (538), Wetzel (1,379), Wirt (453), Wood (7,912), Wyoming (2,032).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Boone and Tyler counties in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

The DHHR is reporting 1,730,920 total vaccine doses have been received in WV, with 84.2 percent of doses being administered. There are 805,044 people that have received at least one dose, while 691,068 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. 

West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change a life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Tuesday, June 8, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports a total of 2,955,954 confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 162,636 total cases. This is a 96 case increase in the last 24 hours.

There were another 189 West Virginians to recover from COVID-19, putting that total up to 156,383. The DHHR confirmed one new death in this mornings update. The total number of deaths in West Virginia now sits at 2,822.

DHHR has confirmed the death of a 62-year old female from Randolph County.

“We extend our sincere condolences to this family,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Let’s continue taking every precaution we can to stop the spread of this disease, including scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination for yourself and all eligible family members.”

Active cases across the Mountain State continue to drop, decreasing by 94 cases. The active case total is now down to 3,431. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.06, while the daily percent positive dropped to 2.79 percent.

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier, Mercer, Pocahontas, or Summers Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases across the other southeastern WV counties.

  • Fayette: 1
  • McDowell: 3
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 1
  • Wyoming: 1

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,507), Berkeley (12,757), Boone (2,168), Braxton (991), Brooke (2,240), Cabell (8,829), Calhoun (372), Clay (540), Doddridge (630), Fayette (3,529), Gilmer (875), Grant (1,301), Greenbrier (2,872), Hampshire (1,912), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,563), Harrison (6,091), Jackson (2,220), Jefferson (4,763), Kanawha (15,399), Lewis (1,273), Lincoln (1,567), Logan (3,249), Marion (4,604), Marshall (3,528), Mason (2,040), McDowell (1,609), Mercer (5,087), Mineral (2,966), Mingo (2,712), Monongalia (9,371), Monroe (1,191), Morgan (1,222), Nicholas (1,874), Ohio (4,299), Pendleton (722), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (680), Preston (2,941), Putnam (5,301), Raleigh (6,996), Randolph (2,812), Ritchie (754), Roane (654), Summers (854), Taylor (1,259), Tucker (545), Tyler (739), Upshur (1,947), Wayne (3,173), Webster (537), Wetzel (1,378), Wirt (453), Wood (7,912), Wyoming (2,032).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Morgan, Pleasants, Pocahontas, and Summers counties in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

The DHHR is reporting 1,730,920 total COVID-19 vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 83.9 percent of these doses being administered. There are 803,013 people that have received at least one dose, while 688,147 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change a life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. 


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Monday, June 7, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,952,473 total confirmatory laboratory results have been received for COVID-19, with 162,540 total cases confirmed across the state. There is 308 new cases since Friday, June 4.

The DHHR confirms there are 3,525 active cases. The Mountain State lost 8 more West Virginias bringing the states death toll to 2,821

Among those deaths were a 73-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old male from Wood County, a 75-year old male from Mineral County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, a 55-year old male from Morgan County, a 75-year old female from Monongalia County, a 66-year old female from Barbour County, and a 72-year old male from Kanawha County.

“We know COVID-19 transmission is occurring among children and teens,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “If you or a family member are over the age of 12 and have not yet received a COVID vaccine, please schedule one today.”

Active cases continue to drop going from 3,889 cases on Friday, June 4 to 3,525 cases Monday, June 7. The cumulative percent positive is now at 5.06 percent while the daily percent positive is at 3.19 percent, a slight increase.

There are no new cases in Monroe County. Here are the newly reported cases in our areas counties.

  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Fayette: 4
  • McDowell: 4
  • Wyoming: 4
  • Raleigh: 8
  • Summers: 8
  • Greenbrier: 9
  • Mercer: 11

Barbour (1,506), Berkeley (12,752), Boone (2,163), Braxton (990), Brooke (2,236), Cabell (8,824), Calhoun (372), Clay (540), Doddridge (630), Fayette (3,528), Gilmer (875), Grant (1,300), Greenbrier (2,872), Hampshire (1,912), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,561), Harrison (6,080), Jackson (2,218), Jefferson (4,759), Kanawha (15,393), Lewis (1,272), Lincoln (1,567), Logan (3,246), Marion (4,599), Marshall (3,528), Mason (2,039), McDowell (1,606), Mercer (5,087), Mineral (2,962), Mingo (2,709), Monongalia (9,367), Monroe (1,190), Morgan (1,224), Nicholas (1,871), Ohio (4,298), Pendleton (722), Pleasants (960), Pocahontas (681), Preston (2,939), Putnam (5,298), Raleigh (6,995), Randolph (2,809), Ritchie (754), Roane (652), Summers (855), Taylor (1,259), Tucker (545), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,946), Wayne (3,170), Webster (533), Wetzel (1,378), Wirt (453), Wood (7,909), Wyoming (2,031).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.  Such is the case of Hancock and Tucker counties in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

In a vaccine administration update, there have been 1,792,147 total COVID-19 vaccine doses received in West Virginia. There are 932,057 people that have received at least one dose, while 753,619 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Friday, June 4, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,939,109 total confirmatory laboratory results have been received for COVID-19, with 162,232 total cases confirmed across the state. This is a 121 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 310 West Virginians recovered from COVID-19, putting that total up to 155,530. The DHHR confirmed six new deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths across WV have now reached 2,813.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old male from Mercer County, a 66-year old male from Monongalia County, a 54-year old male from Nicholas County, a 40-year old female from Kanawha County, 62-year old male from Taylor County, and a 93-year old male from Barbour County.

“With summer around the corner, vaccination is the key to a return to normal times with family and friends,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Make time today to schedule a COVID vaccine.”

Active cases continue to drop across the state, going from 4,084 to 3,889 cases. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.08, while the daily percent positive dropped to 2.15.

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier, McDowell, Monroe, Pocahontas, or Wyoming Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases in the other four southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 1
  • Mercer: 4
  • Raleigh: 4
  • Summers: 4

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,503), Berkeley (12,732), Boone (2,149), Braxton (989), Brooke (2,232), Cabell (8,819), Calhoun (372), Clay (539), Doddridge (628), Fayette (3,524), Gilmer (874), Grant (1,296), Greenbrier (2,863), Hampshire (1,910), Hancock (2,839), Hardy (1,557), Harrison (6,052), Jackson (2,213), Jefferson (4,759), Kanawha (15,368), Lewis (1,270), Lincoln (1,559), Logan (3,229), Marion (4,579), Marshall (3,522), Mason (2,037), McDowell (1,602), Mercer (5,076), Mineral (2,948), Mingo (2,702), Monongalia (9,358), Monroe (1,187), Morgan (1,223), Nicholas (1,862), Ohio (4,291), Pendleton (721), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (680), Preston (2,937), Putnam (5,293), Raleigh (6,987), Randolph (2,800), Ritchie (753), Roane (651), Summers (847), Taylor (1,256), Tucker (547), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,942), Wayne (3,167), Webster (533), Wetzel (1,378), Wirt (451), Wood (7,902), Wyoming (2,027).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.  Such is the case of Boone, Grant, Mason, Morgan, and Wayne counties in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

In a vaccine administration update, there have been 1,730,920 total COVID-19 vaccine doses received in West Virginia. Of these doses, 83.2 percent of them have been administered to WV residents across the state. There are 797,899 people that have received at least one dose, while 680,867 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) Thursday, June 3, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports a total of 2,932,854 confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 162,111 total cases across the state. This is 144 more cases than what was reported Wednesday morning.

There were 382 more West Virginians to recover from COVID-19, putting that total up to 155,220. The DHHR confirmed seven new deaths this morning, making that total 2,807.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old female from Monongalia County, a 69-year old female from Tyler County, a 66-year old male from Raleigh County, a 67-year old male from Harrison County, a 61-year old male from Tyler County, a 64-year old female from Harrison County, and a 49-year old male from Raleigh County.

“We offer our deepest condolences as our state grieves more losses,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We must stop COVID-19 by working toward increased vaccination for community immunity in West Virginia.”

The cumulative percent positive dropped to 5.08 percent, while the daily percent positive dropped significantly to 2.78 percent. Active cases continue to decrease, dropping to 4,084.

There are no new cases to report out of Wyoming County. Here is breakdown of newly reported cases in the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 4
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 5
  • Mercer: 4
  • Monroe: 4
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 7
  • Summers: 3

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,499), Berkeley (12,719), Boone (2,163), Braxton (979), Brooke (2,231), Cabell (8,817), Calhoun (372), Clay (539), Doddridge (628), Fayette (3,523), Gilmer (874), Grant (1,297), Greenbrier (2,863), Hampshire (1,909), Hancock (2,839), Hardy (1,556), Harrison (6,045), Jackson (2,210), Jefferson (4,756), Kanawha (15,353), Lewis (1,269), Lincoln (1,554), Logan (3,228), Marion (4,577), Marshall (3,522), Mason (2,038), McDowell (1,602), Mercer (5,072), Mineral (2,940), Mingo (2,696), Monongalia (9,351), Monroe (1,187), Morgan (1,224), Nicholas (1,860), Ohio (4,286), Pendleton (719), Pleasants (957), Pocahontas (680), Preston (2,935), Putnam (5,289), Raleigh (6,983), Randolph (2,795), Ritchie (752), Roane (651), Summers (843), Taylor (1,254), Tucker (545), Tyler (738), Upshur (1,940), Wayne (3,168), Webster (532), Wetzel (1,377), Wirt (450), Wood (7,898), Wyoming (2,027).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.  Such is the case of Boone, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Wetzel counties in this report.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 1,694,980 total vaccine doses, with 84.6 of these doses being administered across the state. There are 794,371 people that have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 678,027 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Wednesday, June 2, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,926,850 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 161,967 total cases confirmed across the state. This is a 109 cases increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 327 West Virginians recovered from the virus, putting that total up to 154,838. The DHHR reports three additional deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths in WV has reached 2,800.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old female from Jefferson County, a 54-year old male from Barbour County, and a 65-year old female from Mingo County.

“Every life lost to this pandemic is a tragedy,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please schedule a COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and those around you.”

The daily percent positive dropped to 3.46 percent, while the cumulative percent positive remains steady at 5.09. Active cases continue to drop across the state, with the DHHR reporting 221 less cases this morning. The total number of active cases now sits at 4,329.

There are no new cases being reported out of McDowell and Summers Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases out of the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 3
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • Mercer: 4
  • Monroe: 7
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Wyoming: 1

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,498), Berkeley (12,709), Boone (2,171), Braxton (977), Brooke (2,228), Cabell (8,812), Calhoun (371), Clay (539), Doddridge (626), Fayette (3,519), Gilmer (874), Grant (1,294), Greenbrier (2,861), Hampshire (1,909), Hancock (2,837), Hardy (1,553), Harrison (6,035), Jackson (2,208), Jefferson (4,759), Kanawha (15,342), Lewis (1,267), Lincoln (1,555), Logan (3,224), Marion (4,570), Marshall (3,519), Mason (2,037), McDowell (1,597), Mercer (5,068), Mineral (2,933), Mingo (2,692), Monongalia (9,349), Monroe (1,183), Morgan (1,223), Nicholas (1,858), Ohio (4,285), Pendleton (713), Pleasants (955), Pocahontas (679), Preston (2,934), Putnam (5,288), Raleigh (6,976), Randolph (2,782), Ritchie (751), Roane (651), Summers (840), Taylor (1,254), Tucker (544), Tyler (737), Upshur (1,935), Wayne (3,167), Webster (531), Wetzel (1,378), Wirt (448), Wood (7,895), Wyoming (2,027).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.  Such is the case of Hancock, Jefferson, Ohio, and Preston counties in this report.

The DHHR reports 1,694,980 total vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 84.4 percent of them being administered. There are 792,710 people that have received at least one dose, while 676,186 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)Tuesday, June 1, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,923,215 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 161,858 total cases. There was no COVID-19 update on Monday due to Memorial Day.

There are a total of 154,511 West Virginians to recover from COVID-19. The DHHR is reporting five new deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths now sits at 2,797.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 78-year old female from Randolph County, a 92-year old female from Pleasants County, a 78-year old female from Wirt County, a 45-year old male from Kanawha County, and a 65-year old female from Kanawha County.

“We have lost far too many West Virginians over the course of this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “It is critical that all who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine schedule an appointment with their medical provider, local pharmacy or through a community vaccination clinic.”

The daily percent positive is sitting relatively low at 4.00 percent, while the cumulative percent is up to 5.09. The DHHR is confirmed the total number of active cases is now at 4,550.

Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases since May 28,2021:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 8
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 21
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 13
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,498), Berkeley (12,694), Boone (2,165), Braxton (975), Brooke (2,227), Cabell (8,804), Calhoun (369), Clay (539), Doddridge (625), Fayette (3,516), Gilmer (874), Grant (1,294), Greenbrier (2,860), Hampshire (1,907), Hancock (2,838), Hardy (1,553), Harrison (6,027), Jackson (2,207), Jefferson (4,762), Kanawha (15,331), Lewis (1,266), Lincoln (1,551), Logan (3,220), Marion (4,567), Marshall (3,519), Mason (2,037), McDowell (1,597), Mercer (5,064), Mineral (2,925), Mingo (2,691), Monongalia (9,347), Monroe (1,176), Morgan (1,221), Nicholas (1,855), Ohio (4,286), Pendleton (712), Pleasants (955), Pocahontas (678), Preston (2,941), Putnam (5,287), Raleigh (6,971), Randolph (2,775), Ritchie (751), Roane (650), Summers (840), Taylor (1,254), Tucker (543), Tyler (737), Upshur (1,935), Wayne (3,167), Webster (531), Wetzel (1,378), Wirt (448), Wood (7,892), Wyoming (2,026).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.

The DHHR reports 1,694,980 total vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 84.2 percent of these doses being administered. There are 791,313 people that have received at least one dose, while 674,896 West Virginians are fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Friday, May 28, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting a total of 2,909,073 confirmatory lab results shave been received for COVID-19, with 161,287 total cases confirmed across the state. This is a 241 cases increase in the last 24 hours.

There were 350 more West Virginians to recover from COVID-19, putting that total up to 153,505. The DHHR had zero new deaths to confirm as of this morning.

Active cases dropped by 109 cases across West Virginia, lowering that total to 4,990. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.10, while the daily percent positive dropped slightly to 4.25 percent.

Here is breakdown of newly reported cases out of the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 3
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 6
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 13
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,484), Berkeley (12,659), Boone (2,144), Braxton (970), Brooke (2,222), Cabell (8,794), Calhoun (367), Clay (537), Doddridge (621), Fayette (3,510), Gilmer (873), Grant (1,283), Greenbrier (2,852), Hampshire (1,904), Hancock (2,835), Hardy (1,552), Harrison (5,992), Jackson (2,187), Jefferson (4,704), Kanawha (15,280), Lewis (1,261), Lincoln (1,540), Logan (3,208), Marion (4,557), Marshall (3,506), Mason (2,037), McDowell (1,588), Mercer (5,043), Mineral (2,919), Mingo (2,671), Monongalia (9,326), Monroe (1,170), Morgan (1,217), Nicholas (1,840), Ohio (4,275), Pendleton (709), Pleasants (952), Pocahontas (673), Preston (2,927), Putnam (5,276), Raleigh (6,958), Randolph (2,762), Ritchie (747), Roane (649), Summers (838), Taylor (1,249), Tucker (541), Tyler (737), Upshur (1,927), Wayne (3,164), Webster (525), Wetzel (1,377), Wirt (446), Wood (7,879), Wyoming (2,023).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Marshall, Preston, and Upshur counties in this report.

The DHHR is reporting 1,694,980 total vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 83.5 percent of these doses being administered. There are 784,752 people that have received at least one dose, while 668,185 West Virginians are fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,903,276 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 161,046 total cases. This is 269 more cases than what was reported yesterday.

Another 339 West Virginians recovered from COVID-19, putting the total number of recoveries up to 153,155. The DHHR confirmed four new deaths this morning. The total number of deaths across WV have reached 2,792.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 84-year old male from Wayne County, an 87-year old female from Raleigh County, a 79-year old female from Pocahontas County, and a 39-year old male from Wood County.

“Graduations, weddings, vacations, and family reunions are events no one wants to miss,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “To participate safely, please schedule your COVID vaccine.”

Active cases dropped by 74 cases, lowering that total down to 5,099. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.10, while the daily percent positive rose to 4.28 percent.

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier County. Here is breakdown of newly reported cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 3
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 16
  • Monroe: 4
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 2

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,481), Berkeley (12,633), Boone (2,137), Braxton (968), Brooke (2,221), Cabell (8,788), Calhoun (367), Clay (536), Doddridge (618), Fayette (3,507), Gilmer (873), Grant (1,283), Greenbrier (2,848), Hampshire (1,902), Hancock (2,834), Hardy (1,552), Harrison (5,973), Jackson (2,182), Jefferson (4,691), Kanawha (15,257), Lewis (1,258), Lincoln (1,535), Logan (3,202), Marion (4,549), Marshall (3,508), Mason (2,035), McDowell (1,587), Mercer (5,037), Mineral (2,914), Mingo (2,662), Monongalia (9,321), Monroe (1,164), Morgan (1,215), Nicholas (1,832), Ohio (4,272), Pendleton (707), Pleasants (952), Pocahontas (673), Preston (2,928), Putnam (5,272), Raleigh (6,945), Randolph (2,748), Ritchie (739), Roane (648), Summers (835), Taylor (1,248), Tucker (540), Tyler (736), Upshur (1,930), Wayne (3,161), Webster (525), Wetzel (1,376), Wirt (446), Wood (7,875), Wyoming (2,020).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Braxton, Hardy, Pleasants, and Wetzel counties in this report.

When it comes to vaccines, the DHHR is reporting 1,694,980 total vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 83.2 percent of these doses being administered. There are 782,157 people that have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 665,950 West Virginians are fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,896,091 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 160,777 total cases confirmed across the state. This is a 190 case increase in the last 24 hours.

The DHHR confirmed six new deaths in this mornings update. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 84-year old female from Fayette County, a 75-year old male from Logan County, a 62-year old male from Mercer County, a 92-year old female from Monongalia County, an 80-year old male from Mercer County, and a 74-year old female from Calhoun County.

“We must prevent COVID from taking more of our loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “West Virginians ages 12 and older can stop the loss of life by scheduling a COVID vaccine.”

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier, McDowell Pocahontas, or Wyoming Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 7
  • Mercer: 6
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 12
  • Summers: 2

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,479), Berkeley (12,615), Boone (2,119), Braxton (970), Brooke (2,217), Cabell (8,784), Calhoun (367), Clay (536), Doddridge (618), Fayette (3,504), Gilmer (873), Grant (1,283), Greenbrier (2,848), Hampshire (1,895), Hancock (2,832), Hardy (1,553), Harrison (5,959), Jackson (2,175), Jefferson (4,680), Kanawha (15,230), Lewis (1,255), Lincoln (1,532), Logan (3,199), Marion (4,548), Marshall (3,506), Mason (2,030), McDowell (1,585), Mercer (5,021), Mineral (2,910), Mingo (2,659), Monongalia (9,305), Monroe (1,160), Morgan (1,214), Nicholas (1,830), Ohio (4,265), Pendleton (706), Pleasants (953), Pocahontas (668), Preston (2,926), Putnam (5,270), Raleigh (6,940), Randolph (2,734), Ritchie (734), Roane (646), Summers (834), Taylor (1,248), Tucker (538), Tyler (733), Upshur (1,914), Wayne (3,155), Webster (511), Wetzel (1,377), Wirt (443), Wood (7,873), Wyoming (2,018).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Brooke, McDowell, Tyler, Wirt, and Wyoming counties in this report.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov, or call 1-833-734-0965.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,889,332 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 160,587 cases confirmed across the state. This is 233 more cases than what was reported in Monday’s update.

Another 384 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries across the state at 152,464. The DHHR confirmed seven new deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths in West Virginia are now up to 2,782.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 60-year old female from Cabell County, a 74-year old male from Wood County, a 57-year old female from Kanawha County, a 70-year old male from Fayette County, an 88-year old male from Morgan County, a 72-year old female from Nicholas County, and a 61-year old female from Lincoln County.

“When we lose someone we love, the grief can be hard to bear,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We can and must stop COVID-19 through vaccination. Visit www.vaccines.gov to see all options for clinics.”

Active cases dropped by 158 cases, putting that total down to 5,341. The daily percent positive rose by 5.79, while the daily percent positive remains at 5.11 percent.

There are no new cases to report out of McDowell and Summers Counties. Here is a breakdown of newly reported cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 3
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • Mercer: 16
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Wyoming: 1
DHHR County Alert System – May 25, 2021

CASES PER COUNTY­­­­­­: Barbour (1,476), Berkeley (12,602), Boone (2,117), Braxton (970), Brooke (2,218), Cabell (8,780), Calhoun (366), Clay (536), Doddridge (616), Fayette (3,497), Gilmer (873), Grant (1,280), Greenbrier (2,848), Hampshire (1,891), Hancock (2,831), Hardy (1,553), Harrison (5,944), Jackson (2,175), Jefferson (4,671), Kanawha (15,221), Lewis (1,254), Lincoln (1,527), Logan (3,194), Marion (4,535), Marshall (3,503), Mason (2,025), McDowell (1,586), Mercer (5,015), Mineral (2,909), Mingo (2,648), Monongalia (9,303), Monroe (1,158), Morgan (1,210), Nicholas (1,818), Ohio (4,263), Pendleton (705), Pleasants (946), Pocahontas (668), Preston (2,924), Putnam (5,267), Raleigh (6,928), Randolph (2,731), Ritchie (733), Roane (646), Summers (832), Taylor (1,248), Tucker (538), Tyler (736), Upshur (1,907), Wayne (3,151), Webster (510), Wetzel (1,372), Wirt (444), Wood (7,868), Wyoming (2,020).

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Such is the case of Hardy, Mason, Mingo, and Wetzel counties in this report.

In a vaccine update, the DHHR is reporting 1,653,500 total vaccine doses have been received in West Virginia, with 84.9 percent of these doses being administered. There are 777,579 people that have received at least one dose, with 662,813 West Virginians being fully vaccinated.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. If you have not received your shot and need help finding one, call 1-833-734-0965 or visit www.vaccines.gov. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for information on the COVID-19 vaccines.

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