COVID-19 LATEST: DHHR confirms five new deaths, more than 300 recoveries across WV

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CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Heath and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,393,602 total confirmatory lab results for COVID-19, with 433 newly reported cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in West Virginia is now up to 139,251.

There were another 314 West Virginians to recover from the virus, putting that total up to 130,932. The DHHR confirmed five additional deaths since yesterday’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year old male from Fayette County, a 70-year old male from Kanawha County, an 80-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old female from Kanawha County, and a 44-year old male from Kanawha County.

“We share in the loss of these great West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our thoughts and sympathies are extended to these families during their time of grief.”

Active cases increased by 114, making that total 5,695. The daily percent positive dropped slightly to 3.88, while the cumulative percent positive also saw a slight drop to 5.27 percent.

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

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 6
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 30
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,312), Berkeley (10,375), Boone (1,718), Braxton (828), Brooke (2,050), Cabell (8,260), Calhoun (240), Clay (386), Doddridge (512), Fayette (2,912), Gilmer (728), Grant (1,159), Greenbrier (2,474), Hampshire (1,595), Hancock (2,617), Hardy (1,370), Harrison (5,081), Jackson (1,747), Jefferson (3,914), Kanawha (12,772), Lewis (1,087), Lincoln (1,339), Logan (2,917), Marion (3,872), Marshall (3,154), Mason (1,848), McDowell (1,406), Mercer (4,351), Mineral (2,623), Mingo (2,266), Monongalia (8,515), Monroe (1,007), Morgan (979), Nicholas (1,355), Ohio (3,782), Pendleton (647), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (611), Preston (2,687), Putnam (4,461), Raleigh (5,262), Randolph (2,446), Ritchie (638), Roane (511), Summers (719), Taylor (1,134), Tucker (514), Tyler (655), Upshur (1,761), Wayne (2,710), Webster (433), Wetzel (1,146), Wirt (367), Wood (7,378), Wyoming (1,803).

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.

When it comes to vaccine distribution across the Mountain State, the DHHR reports 476,480 first round doses have been received. There are 455,374 of these initial doses that have been administered across WV. The DHHR is reporting 352,820 second round doses have been received in the state. Of these doses, there are 280,181 West Virginians fully vaccinated from the virus.

Free COVID-19 testing is available today in Fayette and Raleigh Counties.

Fayette County

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Ruby Welcome Center, 55 Hazel Lane, Mount Hope, WV

Raleigh County

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Raleigh County Commission on Aging, 1614 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,382,655 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 138,818 total cases. This is 389 more cases than yesterday morning’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 89-year old male from Cabell County, a 69-year old male from Barbour County, an 80-year old male from Harrison County, a 56-year old female from Jefferson County, a 76-year old male from Kanawha County and a 53-year old male from Monroe County.

“With a heavy heart, we share this solemn news of more lives lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sympathies to the families affected.”

There were another 400 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting that total up to 130,290. The DHHR reports 74 less active cases than yesterday lowering that total down to 5,526. The daily percent positive rose back up to 4.01, while the cumulative percent positive remained at 5.28.

Free COVID-19 testing is available today in Raleigh County from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Raleigh County Commission on Aging.

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

  • Fayette: 8
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 10
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 27
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,312), Berkeley (10,329), Boone (1,712), Braxton (824), Brooke (2,049), Cabell (8,246), Calhoun (238), Clay (386), Doddridge (509), Fayette (2,901), Gilmer (728), Grant (1,155), Greenbrier (2,468), Hampshire (1,591), Hancock (2,613), Hardy (1,355), Harrison (5,072), Jackson (1,742), Jefferson (3,884), Kanawha (12,706), Lewis (1,080), Lincoln (1,336), Logan (2,912), Marion (3,862), Marshall (3,153), Mason (1,843), McDowell (1,405), Mercer (4,344), Mineral (2,621), Mingo (2,261), Monongalia (8,494), Monroe (1,004), Morgan (975), Nicholas (1,348), Ohio (3,774), Pendleton (643), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (609), Preston (2,675), Putnam (4,450), Raleigh (5,232), Randolph (2,443), Ritchie (636), Roane (511), Summers (718), Taylor (1,132), Tucker (513), Tyler (655), Upshur (1,754), Wayne (2,705), Webster (426), Wetzel (1,141), Wirt (367), Wood (7,359), Wyoming (1,800).

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.

In a vaccination update, the DHHR reports 432,240 first round vaccine doses have been received by WV. With extra doses being found, there have been 448,808 of these initial doses administered across the state. The DHHR is reporting 305,490 second round vaccine doses received by the Mountain State. Of these doses, there are 273,061 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both COVID-19 vaccine doses.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,373,790 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 138,429 total cases. This is a 327 case increase in the last 24 hours.

The DHHR is confirming one additional death of an 83-year old man from Wood County.

“We are deeply saddened by this news, a loss to both the family and our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our deepest sympathies and urge residents to continue efforts to stop the spread.”

According to the DHHR’s COVID-19 Dashboard, active cases across West Virginia feel back down to 5,526. The daily percent positive dropped down to 3.46, while the cumulative percent positive also dropped slightly to 5.28 percent.

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

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 1
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 30
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3


CASES PER COUNTY: 
Barbour (1,310), Berkeley (10,291), Boone (1,706), Braxton (818), Brooke (2,049), Cabell (8,228), Calhoun (238), Clay (386), Doddridge (507), Fayette (2,893), Gilmer (728), Grant (1,155), Greenbrier (2,464), Hampshire (1,586), Hancock (2,610), Hardy (1,352), Harrison (5,065), Jackson (1,742), Jefferson (3,864), Kanawha (12,675), Lewis (1,074), Lincoln (1,333), Logan (2,906), Marion (3,854), Marshall (3,147), Mason (1,839), McDowell (1,401), Mercer (4,334), Mineral (2,619), Mingo (2,246), Monongalia (8,467), Monroe (1,003), Morgan (968), Nicholas (1,341), Ohio (3,767), Pendleton (641), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (607), Preston (2,672), Putnam (4,432), Raleigh (5,205), Randolph (2,440), Ritchie (636), Roane (509), Summers (715), Taylor (1,127), Tucker (513), Tyler (651), Upshur (1,749), Wayne (2,688), Webster (422), Wetzel (1,136), Wirt (365), Wood (7,343), Wyoming (1,795).

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.

In a vaccination update, the DHHR is reporting a total of 737,730 total vaccine doses received by WV. There have been 714,284 of these doses, both first and second rounds, administered across the state. 305,490 secondary vaccine doses have been received by the Mountain State. Of these doses, 270,281 West Virginians have been fully vaccinated with both doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available today in Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Hardy, Jefferson, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, Mason, Mineral, Mingo, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh and Wyoming counties.

  • Fayette County

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Ruby Welcome Center, 55 Hazel Lane, Mount Hope, WV

  • Raleigh County

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @ Raleigh County Commission on Aging, 1614 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV

  • Wyoming County

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Wyoming County Fire Department, 12 Park Street, Pineville, WV


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, March 22, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,364,411 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 138,102 new cases. This is 276 more cases than yesterday’s update.

There were 186 additional West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting this total up to 129,892 recoveries statewide. The DHHR confirmed six new deaths as of this morning. The total number of deaths across WV has now risen up to 2,612.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 86-year old male from Cabell County, a 68-year old male from Putnam County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a 65-year old female from Kanawha County, a 71-year old male from Putnam County, and a 64-year old male from Upshur County.

“As we express our deepest sympathies to these families, we must continue doing our part to combat further spread of this disease by wearing our masks, utilizing the free testing and receiving our vaccine when it’s our turn,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The daily percent positive is up to 5.21, with the cumulative percent positive slightly higher at 5.29 percent. The DHHR reports 86 additional active cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases in WV is back up to 5,600.

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

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 6
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 15
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 1

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,309), Berkeley (10,272), Boone (1,698), Braxton (814), Brooke (2,048), Cabell (8,207), Calhoun (238), Clay (385), Doddridge (505), Fayette (2,882), Gilmer (726), Grant (1,152), Greenbrier (2,462), Hampshire (1,585), Hancock (2,610), Hardy (1,347), Harrison (5,047), Jackson (1,740), Jefferson (3,854), Kanawha (12,644), Lewis (1,071), Lincoln (1,328), Logan (2,898), Marion (3,843), Marshall (3,143), Mason (1,835), McDowell (1,400), Mercer (4,333), Mineral (2,617), Mingo (2,242), Monongalia (8,458), Monroe (1,001), Morgan (961), Nicholas (1,333), Ohio (3,762), Pendleton (635), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (607), Preston (2,665), Putnam (4,415), Raleigh (5,175), Randolph (2,435), Ritchie (634), Roane (509), Summers (714), Taylor (1,126), Tucker (512), Tyler (650), Upshur (1,744), Wayne (2,680), Webster (421), Wetzel (1,133), Wirt (365), Wood (7,323), Wyoming (1,792).

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.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 432,240 total first round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. There have been 441,903 of these doses administered to resident across the state. The DHHR is reporting 305,490 total secondary vaccine doses received by the Mountain State. Of these doses, there are 267,927 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 21, 2021, there are a 2,359,696 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 137,826 total cases and  2,606 total deaths.

 The DHHR reports six new deaths during Sunday mornings update. The latest are an 84-year old woman from Putnam County, a 71-year old woman from Kanawha County, an 84-year old man from Berkeley County, a 92-year old man from Wood County, a 71-year old man from Kanawha County, and a 73-year old man from Boone County.

“Every day we renew our commitment to ending this devastating disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Though we may grow weary of the pandemic, we must not tire of efforts toward prevention. To all who have lost a loved one, we extend our deepest sympathy.”

Active cases are rising. According to the DHHR, active cases reached 5,514, an increase of 115 since yesterday.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 27
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,304), Berkeley (10,241), Boone (1,690), Braxton (810), Brooke (2,048), Cabell (8,205), Calhoun (238), Clay (385), Doddridge (504), Fayette (2,863), Gilmer (726), Grant (1,149), Greenbrier (2,459), Hampshire (1,584), Hancock (2,609), Hardy (1,346), Harrison (5,034), Jackson (1,739), Jefferson (3,837), Kanawha (12,615), Lewis (1,071), Lincoln (1,328), Logan (2,892), Marion (3,837), Marshall (3,138), Mason (1,831), McDowell (1,397), Mercer (4,327), Mineral (2,616), Mingo (2,239), Monongalia (8,442), Monroe (1,000), Morgan (955), Nicholas (1,320), Ohio (3,752), Pendleton (635), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (607), Preston (2,660), Putnam (4,406), Raleigh (5,160), Randolph (2,434), Ritchie (634), Roane (509), Summers (713), Taylor (1,123), Tucker (512), Tyler (650), Upshur (1,742), Wayne (2,677), Webster (418), Wetzel (1,132), Wirt (365), Wood (7,310), Wyoming (1,791).

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 Lewis County in this report.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 20, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 20, 2021, there have been 2,354,039 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 137,478 total cases and 2,600 total deaths.

The DHHR reports no new deaths in Saturday morning’s update.

Active cases are rising. According to the DHHR, active cases reached 5,399, an increase of 50 since yesterday.

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report out of McDowell County. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 8
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • Mercer: 4
  • Monroe: 2
  • Pocahontas: 3
  • Raleigh: 33
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,301), Berkeley (10,215), Boone (1,688), Braxton (807), Brooke (2,048), Cabell (8,184), Calhoun (238), Clay (385), Doddridge (503), Fayette (2,857), Gilmer (726), Grant (1,149), Greenbrier (2,458), Hampshire (1,582), Hancock (2,607), Hardy (1,338), Harrison (5,018), Jackson (1,719), Jefferson (3,814), Kanawha (12,575), Lewis (1,068), Lincoln (1,325), Logan (2,885), Marion (3,831), Marshall (3,134), Mason (1,828), McDowell (1,396), Mercer (4,320), Mineral (2,614), Mingo (2,234), Monongalia (8,419), Monroe (999), Morgan (956), Nicholas (1,309), Ohio (3,746), Pendleton (634), Pleasants (817), Pocahontas (606), Preston (2,656), Putnam (4,396), Raleigh (5,133), Randolph (2,433), Ritchie (635), Roane (509), Summers (711), Taylor (1,120), Tucker (512), Tyler (648), Upshur (1,737), Wayne (2,668), Webster (412), Wetzel (1,131), Wirt (365), Wood (7,293), Wyoming (1,786).

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 Lewis County in this report.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is reporting 376 additional cases as of this morning. This brings the total number of cases across West Virginia up to 137,392.

There were another 298 West Virginians to recover from the virus, putting that total up to 129,143. The DHHR confirmed 30 new deaths this morning. The total number of deaths in the Mountain State is now up to 2,600.

In the past 24 hours, DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old male from Mercer County, a 61-year old male from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Hampshire County, a 75-year old male from Jackson County, a 54-year old female from Lewis County, a 78-year old female from Raleigh County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, a 59-year old male from Kanawha County, a 69-year old male from Wood County, and an 86-year old male from Lincoln County.

As previously noted, DHHR’s Bureau for Public Health, through its Health Statistics Center, conducted a data match to examine COVID-19 associated deaths reported through death certificates, which revealed COVID-19 related deaths were not reported to DHHR. 

Those include a 96-year old female from Brooke County, an 86-year old female from Wood County, a 94-year old male from Hancock County, a 73-year old female from Tucker County, a 75-year old female from Mineral County, a 79-year old male from Marshall County, an 82-year old male from Berkeley County, a 58-year old male from Wirt County, a 70-year old male from Wetzel County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, a 74-year old male from Jefferson County, an 84-year old male from Putnam County, a 72-year old male from Tyler County, a 64-year old male from Randolph County, a 75-year old male from Monongalia County, a 76-year old male from Marion County, and a 77-year old male from Nicholas County.

“We solemnly observe the passing of more state residents and extend our sincere sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. “We must continue following the recommendations to help ensure the health and safety of our fellow West Virginians.”

The active case total in West Virginia continues to rise slightly, reaching 5,349. The daily percent positive dropped down to 3.26, while the cumulative percent positive also lowered, dropping to 5.30.

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

  • Fayette: 20
  • Greenbrier: 5
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 51
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 2

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,300), Berkeley (10,176), Boone (1,672), Braxton (802), Brooke (2,044), Cabell (8,143), Calhoun (238), Clay (385), Doddridge (502), Fayette (2,849), Gilmer (725), Grant (1,146), Greenbrier (2,457), Hampshire (1,577), Hancock (2,603), Hardy (1,337), Harrison (5,005), Jackson (1,710), Jefferson (3,801), Kanawha (12,529), Lewis (1,069), Lincoln (1,309), Logan (2,878), Marion (3,827), Marshall (3,128), Mason (1,825), McDowell (1,396), Mercer (4,316), Mineral (2,613), Mingo (2,227), Monongalia (8,398), Monroe (997), Morgan (955), Nicholas (1,299), Ohio (3,739), Pendleton (631), Pleasants (815), Pocahontas (603), Preston (2,652), Putnam (4,390), Raleigh (5,100), Randolph (2,432), Ritchie (635), Roane (509), Summers (710), Taylor (1,119), Tucker (512), Tyler (645), Upshur (1,736), Wayne (2,655), Webster (407), Wetzel (1,131), Wirt (365), Wood (7,285), Wyoming (1,783).

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 Roane County in this report.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 382 new cases in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of cases across WV up to 136,716.

There were 282 more West Virginians to recover from the virus. The total number of recoveries have now risen to 128,845. The DHHR confirmed five new deaths in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths are up to 2,570.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 57-year old female from Jefferson County, a 54-year old female from Boone County, an 81-year old male from Webster County, a 95-year old female from Hancock County, and a 50-year old male from Brooke County.

“As a state, we share in the sorrow of all who have lost a loved one to COVID-19 and promise to continue striving toward ending this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

After much time falling, active cases are trending upward. The DHHR reports another 95 active cases in WV this morning. This brings the total number active cases up to 5,301. The daily percent positive rose up to 3.78, while the cumulative percent positive remains at 5.31.

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

  • Fayette: 18
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 6
  • Raleigh: 31
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

There are two counties in West Virginia colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,296), Berkeley (10,143), Boone (1,657), Braxton (799), Brooke (2,042), Cabell (8,132), Calhoun (237), Clay (385), Doddridge (495), Fayette (2,829), Gilmer (724), Grant (1,142), Greenbrier (2,452), Hampshire (1,574), Hancock (2,601), Hardy (1,337), Harrison (4,997), Jackson (1,705), Jefferson (3,770), Kanawha (12,504), Lewis (1,069), Lincoln (1,303), Logan (2,858), Marion (3,822), Marshall (3,124), Mason (1,825), McDowell (1,393), Mercer (4,313), Mineral (2,610), Mingo (2,222), Monongalia (8,376), Monroe (994), Morgan (953), Nicholas (1,294), Ohio (3,728), Pendleton (630), Pleasants (814), Pocahontas (602), Preston (2,645), Putnam (4,383), Raleigh (5,049), Randolph (2,430), Ritchie (633), Roane (510), Summers (708), Taylor (1,115), Tucker (510), Tyler (644), Upshur (1,732), Wayne (2,649), Webster (405), Wetzel (1,127), Wirt (364), Wood (7,280), Wyoming (1,781).

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 Lewis and Randolph counties in this report.

The DHHR reports 432,240 first round vaccine doses have been received by West Virginia. There are 405,421 of these doses that have been administered to residents across the state. As of this morning, the Mountain State has received 305,490 secondary doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Of these doses, there are 252,246 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of he vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2021: After weeks of consistent drops in active cases, they rose on Wednesday’s report from the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). There was an increase of 30 cases bringing that number to 5,206. There were 266 people who recovered from the virus. There are 128,563 people who beat the illness in WV since the pandemic began.

The death toll rose by 19 in the Mountain State. The number is now 2,565. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 90-year old female from Morgan County, a 59-year old male from Brooke County, a 72-year old male from Cabell County, an 83-year old male from Berkeley County, a 78-year old male from Berkeley County, a 64-year old male from Nicholas County, a 52-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old male from Wetzel County, a 73-year old male from Kanawha County, a 76-year old female from Berkeley County, a 67-year old male from Berkeley County, a 74-year old male from Berkeley County, a 63-year old female from Cabell County, a 72-year old male from Brooke County, an 81-year old male from Hampshire County, a 79-year old male from Berkeley County, an 83-year old female from Kanawha County, an 86-year old female from Hampshire County and an 83-year old female from Berkeley County.

“Words cannot convey the despair I feel over each and every life lost to this terrible virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. “I offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of these West Virginians.”

New cases rose by 315 to 136,334. The cumulative percent positive is still falling and is now at 5.31. The daily percent positive is 2.90. Here is a look at the new cases identified in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 18
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 22
  • Summers: 0
  • Wyoming: 4

Thousands of people are being vaccinated daily. The number of West Virginian’s who received the first dose is now 396,970 which is up by 4,234. Another 635 people are fully vaccinated. That number stands at 247,203.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,293), Berkeley (10,121), Boone (1,654), Braxton (798), Brooke (2,041), Cabell (8,114), Calhoun (236), Clay (384), Doddridge (488), Fayette (2,811), Gilmer (723), Grant (1,139), Greenbrier (2,451), Hampshire (1,574), Hancock (2,601), Hardy (1,333), Harrison (4,983), Jackson (1,703), Jefferson (3,753), Kanawha (12,458), Lewis (1,071), Lincoln (1,297), Logan (2,845), Marion (3,805), Marshall (3,116), Mason (1,824), McDowell (1,391), Mercer (4,306), Mineral (2,608), Mingo (2,211), Monongalia (8,346), Monroe (988), Morgan (952), Nicholas (1,281), Ohio (3,718), Pendleton (628), Pleasants (813), Pocahontas (602), Preston (2,638), Putnam (4,373), Raleigh (5,018), Randolph (2,436), Ritchie (633), Roane (510), Summers (707), Taylor (1,111), Tucker (508), Tyler (641), Upshur (1,730), Wayne (2,644), Webster (394), Wetzel (1,125), Wirt (364), Wood (7,264), Wyoming (1,778).

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 Barbour and Tucker counties in this report.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


1 p.m. March 16, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,311,744 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 341 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases across West Virginia have now reached 136,019.

Another 364 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 128,297. The DHHR is confirming another 15 deaths related to COVID-19 since yesterday’s update.

The active case total continues to drop across the Mountain State, with it dropping to 5,176. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 3.21, while the cumulative percent positive dropped slightly to 5.33.

There are no new cases to report out of Pocahontas County. Here is a breakdown of new cases being reported out of the other southeastern WV counties.

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 2

In a vaccination update, the DHHR is reporting West Virginia has received 388,000 first round vaccine doses have been received by the state, with WV also receiving 268,270 second round doses. Of these doses, there have been 246,568 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.


West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,301,693 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 135,678 total cases across WV. This is 210 less cases than yesterday’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the death of a 97-year old male from Kanawha County.

“We offer our deepest sympathy as both the family and our state grieve another loss due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. 

The active case total in West Virginia is down to 5,214 cases. The daily percent positive is up to 5.48, while the cumulative percent positive sits at 5.33.

There are only new cases to report out of Fayette, Mercer, Raleigh Counties. Here is a breakdown of the locations of those cases:

  • Fayette: 7
  • Mercer: 3
  • Raleigh: 27

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,294), Berkeley (10,055), Boone (1,648), Braxton (792), Brooke (2,040), Cabell (8,085), Calhoun (234), Clay (381), Doddridge (484), Fayette (2,784), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,132), Greenbrier (2,448), Hampshire (1,562), Hancock (2,597), Hardy (1,311), Harrison (4,964), Jackson (1,700), Jefferson (3,718), Kanawha (12,400), Lewis (1,065), Lincoln (1,286), Logan (2,812), Marion (3,786), Marshall (3,106), Mason (1,815), McDowell (1,388), Mercer (4,296), Mineral (2,604), Mingo (2,200), Monongalia (8,308), Monroe (983), Morgan (949), Nicholas (1,266), Ohio (3,710), Pendleton (624), Pleasants (812), Pocahontas (601), Preston (2,631), Putnam (4,356), Raleigh (4,961), Randolph (2,430), Ritchie (632), Roane (510), Summers (706), Taylor (1,102), Tucker (509), Tyler (638), Upshur (1,724), Wayne (2,635), Webster (380), Wetzel (1,107), Wirt (364), Wood (7,260), Wyoming (1,772).

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 Summers County in this report.

When it comes to vaccines, West Virginia has received 656,270 total vaccines doses. Of these doses, there are 245,196 West Virginians fully vaccinated from the coronavirus.


West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 14, 2021, there have been 2,298,144 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 135,468 total cases and 2,530 total deaths.

These deaths include an 87-year old female from Wyoming County, a 74-year old male from Logan County, a 65-year old female from Brooke County, a 65-year old female from Kanawha County, an 89-year old female from Ohio County, an 80-year old male from Kanawha County, an 84-year old male from Mercer County, a 75-year old male from Raleigh County, an 84-year old female from Marion County, a 54-year old female from Raleigh County, and a 74-year old male from Mercer County.

“It’s important to remember that every number on our dashboard represents a person,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. “We remember those we have lost as we continue to fight this pandemic.”

Active cases of COVID-19 increased by 75, bringing the total number of active cases to 5,232. There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report out of Pocahontas County. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 4
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 11
  • Monroe: 6
  • Raleigh: 24
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 1

There are 389,904 people who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 244,567 people are fully vaccinated against the virus.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,293), Berkeley (10,030), Boone (1,644), Braxton (792), Brooke (2,040), Cabell (8,076), Calhoun (234), Clay (381), Doddridge (483), Fayette (2,777), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,127), Greenbrier (2,448), Hampshire (1,562), Hancock (2,596), Hardy (1,310), Harrison (4,962), Jackson (1,699), Jefferson (3,713), Kanawha (12,370), Lewis (1,064), Lincoln (1,283), Logan (2,802), Marion (3,782), Marshall (3,099), Mason (1,809), McDowell (1,388), Mercer (4,293), Mineral (2,602), Mingo (2,195), Monongalia (8,296), Monroe (983), Morgan (949), Nicholas (1,258), Ohio (3,708), Pendleton (624), Pleasants (812), Pocahontas (601), Preston (2,626), Putnam (4,346), Raleigh (4,934), Randolph (2,429), Ritchie (632), Roane (510), Summers (707), Taylor (1,100), Tucker (509), Tyler (638), Upshur (1,723), Wayne (2,634), Webster (379), Wetzel (1,107), Wirt (362), Wood (7,254), Wyoming (1,772).

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.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms as of March 13, 2021, there have been 2,289,234 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 135,149 total cases and 2519 total deaths.

These deaths include an 81-year old female from Marion County, a 58-year old male from Marion County, a 75-year old female from Putnam County, a 94-year old female from Marion County, a 54-year old male from Berkeley County, a 79-year old female from Ohio County, an 87-year old female from Marshall County, and a 93-year old male from Hancock County.

“Our sympathies are extended to these families for the loss of their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. “Please continue to practice all of the health and safety guidelines to keep you and others safe.”

Active cases in the Mountain State continue to fall. The number of active cases now stands at 5,157, a drop of 123 since yesterday. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 13
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 6
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 20
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

There are 385,654 West Virginians who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 242,041 people are fully vaccinated against the virus.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,290), Berkeley (9,996), Boone (1,637), Braxton (789), Brooke (2,039), Cabell (8,071), Calhoun (234), Clay (381), Doddridge (478), Fayette (2,773), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,126), Greenbrier (2,446), Hampshire (1,559), Hancock (2,596), Hardy (1,309), Harrison (4,950), Jackson (1,698), Jefferson (3,702), Kanawha (12,344), Lewis (1,064), Lincoln (1,275), Logan (2,778), Marion (3,772), Marshall (3,092), Mason (1,808), McDowell (1,387), Mercer (4,282), Mineral (2,601), Mingo (2,188), Monongalia (8,276), Monroe (977), Morgan (946), Nicholas (1,244), Ohio (3,698), Pendleton (623), Pleasants (812), Pocahontas (601), Preston (2,618), Putnam (4,338), Raleigh (4,908), Randolph (2,428), Ritchie (632), Roane (510), Summers (706), Taylor (1,097), Tucker (509), Tyler (637), Upshur (1,720), Wayne (2,628), Webster (376), Wetzel (1,106), Wirt (361), Wood (7,241), Wyoming (1,771).

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 Doddridge and Tyler counties in this report.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2021: The West Virginia COVID-19 Dashboard from the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) showed corrections in the death toll on Friday. This was the error Gov. Jim Justice spoke of in his news briefing on Wednesday, March 10. There were 173 total additional deaths reported for a total of 2,511. Of those eight happened between Thursday and Friday including a woman from McDowell County. The new fatalities are as follows:

 A 76-year-old man from Kanawha County, a 98-year-old woman from Randolph County, a 70-year-old man from Monongalia County, a 56-year-old woman from Brooke County, a 74-year-old woman from McDowell County, a 78-year-old woman from Morgan County, a 70-year-old man from Berkeley County and a 54-year-old woman from Kanawha County.

The other deaths not previously reported are listed here:

a 90-year old female from Ohio County, a 75-year old male from Ohio County, an 86-year old male from Harrison County, an 82-year old male from Wetzel County, a 75-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old male from Mingo County, an 88-year old male from Berkeley County, an 85-year old male from Putnam County, a 55-year old male from Putnam County, an 86-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 78-year old female from Jackson County, a 72-year old female from Raleigh County, a 79-year old male from Mercer County, an 81-year old male from Marion County, a 78-year old male from Tyler County, a 61-year old male from Putnam County, a 91-year old female from Putnam County, a 94-year old female from Mercer County, a 92-year old female from Wetzel County, an 85-year old female from Wood County, a 67-year old male from Jefferson County, an 81-year old male from Wood County, an 85-year old female from Cabell County, a 70-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 72-year old male from Hancock County, a 67-year old female from Tyler County, an 82-year old male from Barbour County, a 61-year old female from Kanawha County, an 85-year old female from Ritchie County, a 78-year old female from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Marion County, a 54-year old male from Kanawha County, a 93-year old female from Kanawha County, an 83-year old male from Jackson County, a 92-year old male from Jefferson County, an 89-year old male from Cabell County, a 73-year old male from Wayne County, an 85-year old female from Wood County, a 93-year old male from Ritchie County, a 66-year old male from Logan County, a 74-year old male from Tyler County, an 87-year old male from Cabell County, an 82-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 92-year old female from Pendleton County, an 87-year old male from Preston County, an 85-year old male from Jefferson County, a 59-year old male from Marion County, a 50-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 98-year old male from Hancock County, a 71-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old male from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Raleigh County, a 93-year old male from Harrison County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, an 88-year old male from Jefferson County, a 75-year old male from Brooke County, a 92-year old female from Hancock County, a 78-year old male from Berkeley County, a 90-year old female from Ohio County, an 83-year old male from Lincoln County, a 97-year old male from Putnam County, an 83-year old female from Preston County, a 70-year old male from Fayette County, a 66-year old male from Brooke County, an 80-year old female from Mineral County, a 93-year old male from Kanawha County, an 85-year old female from Monongalia County, a 69-year old male from Marion County, an 86-year old female from Marshall County, a 92-year old female from Monongalia County, a 75-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old female from Wood County, a 75-year old female from Raleigh County, a 69-year old male from Pleasants County, an 81-year old female from Mercer County, an 82-year old male from Tyler County, a 70-year old male from Harrison County, a 50-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Wood County, an 88-year old male from Clay County, a 92-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 76-year old female from Hardy County, a 79-year old male from Wood County, a 73-year old male from McDowell County, a 102-year old male from Wood County, a 96-year old female from Mercer County, a 79-year old male from Harrison County, an 82-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 92-year old female from Cabell County, a 64-year old female from Lincoln County, an 85-year old male from Jackson County, a 71-year old female from Wood County, an 87-year old male from Hardy County, a 74-year old female from Cabell County, an 82-year old male from Monongalia County, a 72-year old male from Lincoln County, a 92-year old female from Wood County, a 74-year old male from Monongalia County, a 91-year old female from Wood County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 73-year old female from Harrison County, a 79-year old male from Barbour County, an 81-year old male from Boone County, a 61-year old male from Roane County, a 74-year old female from Marion County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 53-year old male from Pendleton County, a 42-year old male from Berkeley County, a 92-year old female from Monongalia County, a 79-year old female from Mercer County, a 76-year old male from Putnam County, an 80-year old male from Raleigh County, a 78-year old male from Randolph County, an 86-year old female from Cabell County, an 88-year old male from Marion County, an 82-year old female from Ohio County, a 78-year old female from Wood County, a 70-year old male from Ohio County, an 83-year old male from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, a 78-year old female from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Kanawha County, a 75-year old male from Marshall County, an 84-year old male from Mineral County, a 75-year old female from Mingo County, an 82-year old male from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Kanawha County, a 68-year old male from Fayette County, a 73-year old male from Raleigh County, a 71-year old male from Fayette County, a 99-year old female from Jackson County, a 66-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old male from Kanawha County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 26-year old female from Putnam County, a 92-year old female from Marshall County, a 76-year old female from Ohio County, an 84-year old male from Marshall County, a 91-year old male from Wood County, an 88-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 85-year old male from Harrison County, a 61-year old male from Brooke County, a 74-year old female from Kanawha County, an 89-year old male from Monongalia County, a 90-year old male from Mason County, a 91-year old female from Brooke County, an 81-year old female from Monongalia County, an 87-year old male from Tyler County, a 66-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Putnam County, an 87-year old female from Kanawha County, a 77-year old male from Wood County, a 70-year old female from Wyoming County, an 89-year old female from Wood County, an 81-year old female from Webster County, a 47-year old female from Hardy County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, an 81-year old female from Grant County, an 85-year old male from Wyoming County, an 82-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 74-year old female from Hancock County, an 80-year old female from Marshall County, a 73-year old female from Wood County, and a 58-year old male from Kanawha County.

“We are devastated to report these additional COVID-19 related deaths. Every life lost to this pandemic is a tragedy,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.  “Our thoughts go out to the families.”

The active cases in West Virginia continue to fall. They dropped another 25 to 5,280. This is due, in part, to the correction in the deathtoll. There were 346 people who were identified with the virus for a total of 134,842. The number of recoveries was 198 for a total of 127,051.

The cumulative percent positive fell to 5.34-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.79. Here is the list of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 17
  • Greenbrier: 5
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 6
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 0
  • Raleigh: 18
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 3

Another 16,998 West Virginians received the first dose of the vaccine for a total of 371,420. The number of people who are fully vaccinated rose by 7,571 to 232,363.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,283), Berkeley (9,969), Boone (1,633), Braxton (788), Brooke (2,037), Cabell (8,055), Calhoun (234), Clay (380), Doddridge (479), Fayette (2,760), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,124), Greenbrier (2,445), Hampshire (1,558), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,308), Harrison (4,943), Jackson (1,697), Jefferson (3,692), Kanawha (12,322), Lewis (1,063), Lincoln (1,269), Logan (2,771), Marion (3,764), Marshall (3,089), Mason (1,805), McDowell (1,385), Mercer (4,276), Mineral (2,601), Mingo (2,185), Monongalia (8,260), Monroe (976), Morgan (943), Nicholas (1,237), Ohio (3,691), Pendleton (623), Pleasants (811), Pocahontas (599), Preston (2,612), Putnam (4,330), Raleigh (4,888), Randolph (2,426), Ritchie (630), Roane (508), Summers (705), Taylor (1,094), Tucker (509), Tyler (638), Upshur (1,717), Wayne (2,616), Webster (338), Wetzel (1,106), Wirt (360), Wood (7,226), Wyoming (1,768).

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.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.\


10 a.m. Thursday, March 11, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services (DHHR) reports there have been 2,268,871 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 134,496 total cases in WV. This is 338 more cases than Wednesday’s update.

There were another 385 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 126,853. The DHHR confirmed eight additional deaths as of this morning.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old male from Clay County, an 86-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old male from Lincoln County, a 91-year old female from Wood County, a 79-year old male from Hampshire County, a 75-year old male from Mason County, a 73-year old male from Nicholas County, and an 85-year old male from Logan County.

“As this pandemic continues, it doesn’t get any easier to report the deaths of our residents,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.  “Our sincere condolences are extended to these families.” 

As part of its ongoing quality assurance process, DHHR learned that 168 COVID-19 related deaths were not reported properly by healthcare facilities. These deaths will be reported on the COVID-19 dashboard on Friday, March 12, 2021.

The DHHR is reporting 55 less active cases across the state, putting the total number of active cases at 5,305. The daily percent positive rose to 3.19, while the cumulative percent positive remained at 5.36 percent.

There are no new cases to report out of Greenbrier and Summers Counties. Here is a breakdown of new cases in the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 11
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 5
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 14
  • Wyoming: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,276), Berkeley (9,931), Boone (1,626), Braxton (787), Brooke (2,037), Cabell (8,037), Calhoun (232), Clay (380), Doddridge (475), Fayette (2,743), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,112), Greenbrier (2,440), Hampshire (1,553), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,305), Harrison (4,937), Jackson (1,691), Jefferson (3,682), Kanawha (12,293), Lewis (1,063), Lincoln (1,262), Logan (2,764), Marion (3,756), Marshall (3,078), Mason (1,800), McDowell (1,384), Mercer (4,270), Mineral (2,599), Mingo (2,181), Monongalia (8,243), Monroe (973), Morgan (942), Nicholas (1,228), Ohio (3,677), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (810), Pocahontas (599), Preston (2,605), Putnam (4,319), Raleigh (4,870), Randolph (2,424), Ritchie (629), Roane (508), Summers (702), Taylor (1,093), Tucker (509), Tyler (637), Upshur (1,717), Wayne (2,615), Webster (334), Wetzel (1,100), Wirt (360), Wood (7,205), Wyoming (1,765).

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 Greenbrier County in this report.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 583,230 total vaccines received in the state. Of these doses, the DHHR is reporting 224,792 West Virginians are completely vaccinated with both doses of the vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,258,974 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 134,158 total cases cross WV. This is a 302 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 362 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 126,468. The DHHR is confirming four new deaths as of this morning. The total number of deaths across West Virginias is now up to 2,330.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 80-year old male from Upshur County, an 85-year old male from Jefferson County, a 93-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 82-year old male from Ohio County.

“We mourn the tragic loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

According to the DHHR, there are 64 less active cases than yesterday. This puts the total number of statewide active cases at 5,360. The daily percent positive rose to 3.19, while the cumulative percent positive dropped slightly to 5.36.

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

  • Fayette: 1
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 18
  • Wyoming: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,274), Berkeley (9,897), Boone (1,620), Braxton (785), Brooke (2,036), Cabell (7,987), Calhoun (231), Clay (380), Doddridge (473), Fayette (2,732), Gilmer (720), Grant (1,104), Greenbrier (2,441), Hampshire (1,551), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,302), Harrison (4,922), Jackson (1,685), Jefferson (3,679), Kanawha (12,269), Lewis (1,063), Lincoln (1,253), Logan (2,756), Marion (3,741), Marshall (3,073), Mason (1,798), McDowell (1,382), Mercer (4,265), Mineral (2,596), Mingo (2,168), Monongalia (8,227), Monroe (972), Morgan (941), Nicholas (1,219), Ohio (3,674), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (807), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,591), Putnam (4,307), Raleigh (4,856), Randolph (2,417), Ritchie (629), Roane (508), Summers (702), Taylor (1,093), Tucker (508), Tyler (635), Upshur (1,715), Wayne (2,615), Webster (332), Wetzel (1,100), Wirt (359), Wood (7,194), Wyoming (1,760).

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 Upshur County in this report.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 346,100 first round vaccine doses. There have been 346,363 initial doses administered to WV residents, thanks to extra vaccine doses being used. According to the DHHR’s report, the Mountain State has received 237,130 total second round doses. Of these doses, there have been 219,306 secondary doses given, making this many people fully vaccinated with both COVID-19 vaccine doses.


West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,249,748 total confirmatory lab results have been received, with 133,856 total cases statewide. This is 229 more cases than yesterday’s update.

There were another 417 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. Putting the total number of recoveries in WV at 126,106. The DHHR confirmed only one death in this morning’s update. The total number of deaths across WV is now up to 2,326.

DHHR has confirmed the death of an 87-year old female from Kanawha County. “Our thoughts and sympathies are extended to this family for their profound loss,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The DHHR is reporting a continued drop in active cases statewide, with cases dropping by 189. The total number of active cases across the Mountain State have now lowered to 5,424. The daily percent positive dropped to 2.73, while the cumulative percent positive sits at 5.37.

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

  • Fayette: 5
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Wyoming: 1

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,265), Berkeley (9,864), Boone (1,619), Braxton (785), Brooke (2,035), Cabell (7,935), Calhoun (231), Clay (380), Doddridge (466), Fayette (2,731), Gilmer (719), Grant (1,099), Greenbrier (2,438), Hampshire (1,548), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,292), Harrison (4,919), Jackson (1,682), Jefferson (3,672), Kanawha (12,256), Lewis (1,061), Lincoln (1,249), Logan (2,748), Marion (3,730), Marshall (3,069), Mason (1,797), McDowell (1,381), Mercer (4,262), Mineral (2,594), Mingo (2,164), Monongalia (8,208), Monroe (971), Morgan (941), Nicholas (1,213), Ohio (3,669), Pendleton (621), Pleasants (806), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,586), Putnam (4,296), Raleigh (4,838), Randolph (2,416), Ritchie (629), Roane (506), Summers (702), Taylor (1,089), Tucker (508), Tyler (631), Upshur (1,716), Wayne (2,607), Webster (332), Wetzel (1,098), Wirt (359), Wood (7,176), Wyoming (1,755).

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, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Hampshire, and Summers counties in this report.

The DHHR is reporting a total of 346,100 first round vaccine doses have been received by West Virginia as of this morning. There have been 343,718 of these initial doses administered to residents across the state. According to the DHHR, West Virginia has received 237,130 secondary doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Of these doses, 218,473 West Virginians have become fully vaccinated with both doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is reporting 2,241,637 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 133,627 total cases across WV. This is a 182 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Recoveries across the state are continuing to rise, with 306 more West Virginians recovering from the virus. The total number of statewide recoveries is now up to 125,689. The DHHR is reporting no new deaths across the Mountain State.

Active cases across West Virginia dropped by 124 cases, putting the total number of active cases at 5,613. The cumulative percent positive is down to 5.38, while the daily percent positive sits at 3.41 percent.

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

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 2
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 12

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,265), Berkeley (9,840), Boone (1,616), Braxton (786), Brooke (2,035), Cabell (7,911), Calhoun (232), Clay (381), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,726), Gilmer (718), Grant (1,093), Greenbrier (2,435), Hampshire (1,549), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,289), Harrison (4,911), Jackson (1,679), Jefferson (3,671), Kanawha (12,244), Lewis (1,055), Lincoln (1,238), Logan (2,742), Marion (3,720), Marshall (3,066), Mason (1,795), McDowell (1,380), Mercer (4,255), Mineral (2,590), Mingo (2,157), Monongalia (8,192), Monroe (969), Morgan (938), Nicholas (1,202), Ohio (3,666), Pendleton (620), Pleasants (806), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,581), Putnam (4,291), Raleigh (4,833), Randolph (2,413), Ritchie (628), Roane (506), Summers (703), Taylor (1,088), Tucker (508), Tyler (630), Upshur (1,713), Wayne (2,604), Webster (331), Wetzel (1,088), Wirt (359), Wood (7,165), Wyoming (1,754).

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 Gilmer County in this report.

In vaccination update, the DHHR is reporting 346,100 total first round vaccine doses have been received by WV. Of these initial doses, 339,346 of them have been administered across the state. There have been 237,130 total second round doses received by the Mountain State, with 216,937 West Virginians becoming fully vaccinated with both doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

West Virginians may pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, March 7, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there are 2,236,551 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 133,445 total cases and 2,325 total deaths.

The latest victims are an 86-year old female from Mason County and a 68-year old male from Berkeley County. 

“COVID-19 continues to be a threat to West Virginia,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR. “We must renew our dedication to safety and prevention measures each day and support those grieving losses because of this terrible disease.”

There are now 5,737 active cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State, a drop of 247. There are 336,346 West Virginians who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 216,937 people are fully vaccinated against the virus. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 2
  • Greenbrier: 8
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 8
  • Raleigh: 12
  • Summers: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,263), Berkeley (9,820), Boone (1,614), Braxton (784), Brooke (2,033), Cabell (7,905), Calhoun (231), Clay (381), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,719), Gilmer (719), Grant (1,093), Greenbrier (2,431), Hampshire (1,548), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,287), Harrison (4,901), Jackson (1,678), Jefferson (3,668), Kanawha (12,226), Lewis (1,055), Lincoln (1,238), Logan (2,731), Marion (3,715), Marshall (3,059), Mason (1,792), McDowell (1,379), Mercer (4,253), Mineral (2,590), Mingo (2,147), Monongalia (8,175), Monroe (967), Morgan (938), Nicholas (1,200), Ohio (3,665), Pendleton (620), Pleasants (806), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,572), Putnam (4,290), Raleigh (4,821), Randolph (2,412), Ritchie (626), Roane (505), Summers (703), Taylor (1,087), Tucker (508), Tyler (630), Upshur (1,713), Wayne (2,603), Webster (330), Wetzel (1,087), Wirt (359), Wood (7,154), Wyoming (1,754).

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, Clay, and Tyler counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there are 2,230,102 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 133,290 total cases and 2,323 total deaths.

The DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old female from Clay County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, an 83-year old male from Putnam County, a 60-year old female from Cabell County, and a 40-year old female from Lewis County. 

“We grieve with these families during their time of loss,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

There are now 5,984 active cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State, a drop of 160. There are 336,336 West Virginians who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 215,255 people are fully vaccinated against the virus. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 12
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,254), Berkeley (9,783), Boone (1,608), Braxton (779), Brooke (2,023), Cabell (7,903), Calhoun (232), Clay (380), Doddridge (472), Fayette (2,721), Gilmer (721), Grant (1,084), Greenbrier (2,423), Hampshire (1,552), Hancock (2,605), Hardy (1,285), Harrison (4,880), Jackson (1,676), Jefferson (3,678), Kanawha (12,215), Lewis (1,051), Lincoln (1,239), Logan (2,724), Marion (3,726), Marshall (3,035), Mason (1,782), McDowell (1,370), Mercer (4,244), Mineral (2,595), Mingo (2,147), Monongalia (8,157), Monroe (959), Morgan (938), Nicholas (1,196), Ohio (3,680), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (597), Preston (2,568), Putnam (4,270), Raleigh (4,809), Randolph (2,411), Ritchie (626), Roane (500), Summers (708), Taylor (1,102), Tucker (507), Tyler (618), Upshur (1,710), Wayne (2,636), Webster (326), Wetzel (1,102), Wirt (360), Wood (7,145), Wyoming (1,754).

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, Clay, and Tyler counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10:30 a.m. Friday, Mar. 5, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,218,488 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 132,964 total cases statewide. This is 287 less cases than yesterday’s update.

There were another 452 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 124,502. The DHHR is reporting another nine deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths across WV at 2,118.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 86-year old female from Logan County, an 83-year old female from Webster County, a 76-year old female from Monroe County, an 84-year old female from Raleigh County, a 62-year old male from Wyoming County, a 71-year old male from Jefferson County, a 68-year old male from Monroe County, a 60-year old female from Jefferson County, and a 93-year old female from Wood County.

“As we extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones, we also encourage all West Virginians to recognize the continued need to take every possible step to slow the spread of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The DHHR reports active cases are still falling, dropping by 174. The total number of active cases statewide is now down to 6,144. The daily percent positive dropped slightly to 2.54, while the cumulative percent positive dropped to 5.41.

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

  • Fayette: 18
  • Greenbrier: 6
  • McDowell: 7
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 21
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 2

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,240), Berkeley (9,751), Boone (1,599), Braxton (780), Brooke (2,021), Cabell (7,880), Calhoun (231), Clay (382), Doddridge (469), Fayette (2,710), Gilmer (720), Grant (1,081), Greenbrier (2,422), Hampshire (1,551), Hancock (2,603), Hardy (1,277), Harrison (4,866), Jackson (1,674), Jefferson (3,666), Kanawha (12,201), Lewis (1,050), Lincoln (1,236), Logan (2,722), Marion (3,705), Marshall (3,029), Mason (1,780), McDowell (1,361), Mercer (4,241), Mineral (2,595), Mingo (2,143), Monongalia (8,129), Monroe (956), Morgan (936), Nicholas (1,192), Ohio (3,666), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,561), Putnam (4,253), Raleigh (4,797), Randolph (2,409), Ritchie (625), Roane (500), Summers (707), Taylor (1,095), Tucker (507), Tyler (619), Upshur (1,707), Wayne (2,634), Webster (325), Wetzel (1,100), Wirt (360), Wood (7,129), Wyoming (1,751).

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 County in this report.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 347,475 first round doses. There have been 323,811 of these initial doses administered across the state. The DHHR is reporting 235,755 second round doses have been received by the Mountain State. Of these doses, 208,994 West Virginians have received their second dose, making them fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,207,676 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 132,677 total cases across the state. This is a 261 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Recoveries across the state continue to increase, with another 394 West Virginians recovering from the coronavirus. The DHHR has zero death to report as of this morning. The total number of deaths in West Virginia remains at 2,309.

The DHHR continues to report a consistent drop in active cases statewide. There are 133 less active cases than yesterday morning’s update. The daily percent positive sits at 2.69, while the cumulative percent positive dropped slightly to 5.42 percent.

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

  • Fayette: 8
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 4
  • Raleigh: 7
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,234), Berkeley (9,741), Boone (1,595), Braxton (781), Brooke (2,016), Cabell (7,861), Calhoun (231), Clay (379), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,692), Gilmer (718), Grant (1,077), Greenbrier (2,416), Hampshire (1,548), Hancock (2,601), Hardy (1,274), Harrison (4,862), Jackson (1,673), Jefferson (3,656), Kanawha (12,176), Lewis (1,048), Lincoln (1,233), Logan (2,711), Marion (3,696), Marshall (3,025), Mason (1,778), McDowell (1,354), Mercer (4,232), Mineral (2,594), Mingo (2,140), Monongalia (8,106), Monroe (955), Morgan (934), Nicholas (1,191), Ohio (3,662), Pendleton (622), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,553), Putnam (4,243), Raleigh (4,776), Randolph (2,403), Ritchie (624), Roane (499), Summers (705), Taylor (1,095), Tucker (506), Tyler (619), Upshur (1,703), Wayne (2,627), Webster (325), Wetzel (1,098), Wirt (360), Wood (7,114), Wyoming (1,749).

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 Barbour and Roane counties in this report.

When it comes to vaccine administration, West Virginia has received 325,745 total first round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The DHHR reports 307,532 people have received at least the initial dose. There have been 194,790 second round doses received by the Mountain State. Of these doses, 202,401 West Virginians have become fully vaccinated with both doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Mar, 3. 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,198,226 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 132,416 total cases across WV. This is 232 more cases than yesterday morning’s update.

Another 465 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus. Putting the total number of statewide recoveries at 123,656. The DHHR confirmed eight additional deaths since Tuesday’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 53-year old female from Lewis County, a 66-year old male from Mason County, a 69-year old male from Berkeley County, an 80-year old male from Tucker County, a 64-year old male from Boone County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, a 60-year old male from Marion County, and a 37-year old female from Monongalia County.

“I offer my deepest sympathy to all who are grieving these losses today,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The daily percent positive showed a slight rise, increasing to 3.13. The cumulative percent positive dropped down to 5.43 percent. Active cases across West Virginia continue to drop, lowering by 241 cases. This puts the total number of active cases at 6,451.

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

  • Fayette: 7
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 1
  • Raleigh: 52
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 2

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,235), Berkeley (9,722), Boone (1,587), Braxton (779), Brooke (2,015), Cabell (7,849), Calhoun (230), Clay (378), Doddridge (468), Fayette (2,684), Gilmer (715), Grant (1,073), Greenbrier (2,413), Hampshire (1,546), Hancock (2,599), Hardy (1,273), Harrison (4,854), Jackson (1,669), Jefferson (3,649), Kanawha (12,153), Lewis (1,046), Lincoln (1,230), Logan (2,707), Marion (3,689), Marshall (3,016), Mason (1,775), McDowell (1,351), Mercer (4,229), Mineral (2,594), Mingo (2,136), Monongalia (8,073), Monroe (951), Morgan (934), Nicholas (1,186), Ohio (3,652), Pendleton (621), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,548), Putnam (4,236), Raleigh (4,769), Randolph (2,398), Ritchie (624), Roane (500), Summers (704), Taylor (1,093), Tucker (503), Tyler (619), Upshur (1,693), Wayne (2,624), Webster (324), Wetzel (1,097), Wirt (360), Wood (7,099), Wyoming (1,746).

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 Greenbrier, Pleasants, and Roane counties in this report.

When it comes to vaccine administration, West Virginia has received a 325,745 total first round vaccine doses. Of these doses, 302,793 of them have been administered to WV residents. The DHHR reports West Virginia has received 194,790 secondary vaccine doses. With extra doses being found, 199,611 second round doses have been administered across the Mountain State.


West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 2,190,037 total confirmatory lab results have been received for COVID-19, with 132,184 total cases statewide. This is only a 136 cases increase since yesterday’s update.

Recoveries across the state increased by 440 West Virginians, putting the total number of recoveries across WV at 123,191. The DHHR confirmed one additional death in the state as of this morning. The total number of deaths in WV since the start of the pandemic at 2,301.

DHHR confirms the death of a 58-year old male from Hampshire County.

“We offer our deepest condolences to this family,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The daily percent positive dropped significantly, lowering to 2.35 percent. The cumulative percent positive decreased slightly to 5.44. Active cases across the Mountain State continue to drop, with 305 less active cases than yesterday. The total number of active cases in WV is currently at 6,692.

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

  • Greenbrier: 4
  • Mercer: 5
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 13
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,227), Berkeley (9,699), Boone (1,583), Braxton (777), Brooke (2,012), Cabell (7,825), Calhoun (230), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,677), Gilmer (714), Grant (1,071), Greenbrier (2,434), Hampshire (1,538), Hancock (2,598), Hardy (1,270), Harrison (4,846), Jackson (1,669), Jefferson (3,638), Kanawha (12,134), Lewis (1,042), Lincoln (1,227), Logan (2,704), Marion (3,682), Marshall (3,016), Mason (1,770), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,228), Mineral (2,585), Mingo (2,132), Monongalia (8,054), Monroe (951), Morgan (933), Nicholas (1,183), Ohio (3,640), Pendleton (621), Pleasants (803), Pocahontas (596), Preston (2,544), Putnam (4,228), Raleigh (4,717), Randolph (2,395), Ritchie (622), Roane (549), Summers (703), Taylor (1,092), Tucker (503), Tyler (618), Upshur (1,690), Wayne (2,621), Webster (323), Wetzel (1,092), Wirt (360), Wood (7,081), Wyoming (1,744).

After the Feb. 26, 2021 dashboard update was published, the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department informed DHHR that a long-term care facility in Roane County submitted a back log of the facility’s testing results from December and January.  The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department also identified that the results had erroneously been reported as positive instead of negative due to an IT error at the facility.  DHHR excluded these cases from the calculation for Roane County on the Feb. 26, 2021 county alert map because they were from December and January and not representative of current disease transmission.  The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is now working to designate the erroneous cases in the electronic disease surveillance system which results in the removal of the cases from Roane County’s case count. This process may take a few days before it is resolved on the dashboard.

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, Roane, and Webster counties in this report.

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 325,745 first round doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Of these initial doses, 300,768 of them have been administered as of this morning. The Mountain State has received 194,790 total secondary doses. As of noon, there are 197,759 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Mar. 1, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,181,987 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 132,048 total cases statewide.

The DHHR has no new deaths to report as of this morning.

Recoveries across the state continue to increase, reaching 122,751 across WV. The daily percent positive is currently at 4.39, while the cumulative percent positive is up to 5.46 percent. Active cases drop below 7,000 and now sit at 6,997.

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

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • Mercer: 3
  • Raleigh: 8

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,220), Berkeley (9,693), Boone (1,582), Braxton (777), Brooke (2,011), Cabell (7,807), Calhoun (230), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,677), Gilmer (712), Grant (1,069), Greenbrier (2,430), Hampshire (1,532), Hancock (2,596), Hardy (1,267), Harrison (4,843), Jackson (1,667), Jefferson (3,634), Kanawha (12,121), Lewis (1,037), Lincoln (1,224), Logan (2,701), Marion (3,676), Marshall (3,013), Mason (1,766), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,223), Mineral (2,585), Mingo (2,130), Monongalia (8,049), Monroe (946), Morgan (935), Nicholas (1,179), Ohio (3,637), Pendleton (619), Pleasants (802), Pocahontas (595), Preston (2,542), Putnam (4,221), Raleigh (4,704), Randolph (2,392), Ritchie (622), Roane (603), Summers (702), Taylor (1,091), Tucker (499), Tyler (617), Upshur (1,684), Wayne (2,618), Webster (324), Wetzel (1,087), Wirt (360), Wood (7,063), Wyoming (1,741).

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 Barbour, Jackson and Mason counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For daily testing events, as well as additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms as of February 28, 2021, there have been 2,177,707 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 131,855 total cases and 2,300 total deaths.

The DHHR confirmed three deaths since Saturday mornings update.

These include a 76-year old male from Preston County, an 83-year old female from Clay County, and a 31-year old female from Kanawha County.

“We must never tire of our efforts to prevent further loss due to this tragic and deadly disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge every West Virginian to continue to practice safety measures that slow the spread of COVID-19.”

Active cases are declining. The total number of active cases stands at 7,258, a drop of 228. There are 275 new cases of COVID-19 across the state.

The number of West Virginians who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine reached 298,097, while 197,431 people are fully vaccinated.

There are no new cases reported out of McDowell or Wyoming Counties. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 7
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 10
  • Summers: 2

On the County Alert System, Fayette County moved into the Yellow.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,221), Berkeley (9,683), Boone (1,579), Braxton (774), Brooke (2,011), Cabell (7,800), Calhoun (230), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,661), Gilmer (712), Grant (1,068), Greenbrier (2,429), Hampshire (1,530), Hancock (2,595), Hardy (1,267), Harrison (4,835), Jackson (1,668), Jefferson (3,624), Kanawha (12,094), Lewis (1,036), Lincoln (1,224), Logan (2,699), Marion (3,669), Marshall (3,008), Mason (1,767), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,220), Mineral (2,583), Mingo (2,122), Monongalia (8,025), Monroe (946), Morgan (935), Nicholas (1,179), Ohio (3,636), Pendleton (619), Pleasants (800), Pocahontas (595), Preston (2,536), Putnam (4,213), Raleigh (4,696), Randolph (2,390), Ritchie (622), Roane (603), Summers (702), Taylor (1,087), Tucker (499), Tyler (617), Upshur (1,683), Wayne (2,616), Webster (321), Wetzel (1,086), Wirt (359), Wood (7,047), Wyoming (1,741).

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.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there are 2,167,906 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 131,580 total cases and 2,297 total deaths.

The DHHR confirmed six deaths since Friday morning’s update.  

These include an 83-year old female from Raleigh County, a 76-year old female from Wood County, a 55-year old female from Raleigh County, a 71-year old male from Kanawha County, a 79-year old male from Lewis County and a 47-year old male from Kanawha County.

“The continued loss of West Virginia lives weighs heavily on all of us, with the greatest sadness borne by family and friends,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our deepest sympathy.”

Active cases are steadily declining with 7,486 active cases of COVID-19 across the state, a drop of 314 cases since yesterday. There are 346 new cases of coronavirus in the state, bringing the total number of active cases to 131,580.

There are 296,693 West Virginians who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 194,412 people are fully vaccinated against the virus.

There are no new cases reported out of Monroe and Summers counties. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 6
  • Pocahontas: 4
  • Raleigh: 23
  • Wyoming: 1

On the County Alert System, Fayette County moved into the Gold Category.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,204), Berkeley (9,675), Boone (1,575), Braxton (772), Brooke (2,010), Cabell (7,788), Calhoun (229), Clay (376), Doddridge (467), Fayette (2,655), Gilmer (710), Grant (1,067), Greenbrier (2,422), Hampshire (1,528), Hancock (2,591), Hardy (1,265), Harrison (4,827), Jackson (1,666), Jefferson (3,616), Kanawha (12,058), Lewis (1,033), Lincoln (1,220), Logan (2,695), Marion (3,663), Marshall (3,003), Mason (1,767), McDowell (1,350), Mercer (4,211), Mineral (2,580), Mingo (2,122), Monongalia (7,994), Monroe (945), Morgan (931), Nicholas (1,174), Ohio (3,626), Pendleton (619), Pleasants (800), Pocahontas (593), Preston (2,531), Putnam (4,203), Raleigh (4,686), Randolph (2,390), Ritchie (621), Roane (602), Summers (700), Taylor (1,083), Tucker (499), Tyler (615), Upshur (1,679), Wayne (2,610), Webster (319), Wetzel (1,083), Wirt (359), Wood (7,034), Wyoming (1,739).

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 Summers County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, Feb, 26, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,157,910 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 131, 234 total cases across WV. This is a 421 case increase since yesterday’s update.

Statewide recoveries continue to go up, reaching 121,143. The DHHR confirmed one death related to COVID-19 across the entire state. The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus is now up to 2,291.

DHHR has confirmed the death of a 68-year old female from Webster County.

“As we solemnly observe this tragic loss of life, we must continue to fight this virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “It is our duty to protect our family members and neighbors. We extend our condolences to this family.”

Active cases continue to drop, lowering to 7,800 across the Mountain State. This is 220 less cases than yesterday. The cumulative percent positive is currently at 5.49 percent, while the daily percent positive is at 3.99.

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

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 28
  • Mercer: 13
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 10
  • Wyoming: 2

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,192), Berkeley (9,649), Boone (1,567), Braxton (772), Brooke (2,009), Cabell (7,769), Calhoun (229), Clay (376), Doddridge (466), Fayette (2,644), Gilmer (710), Grant (1,062), Greenbrier (2,419), Hampshire (1,522), Hancock (2,588), Hardy (1,264), Harrison (4,817), Jackson (1,664), Jefferson (3,607), Kanawha (12,029), Lewis (1,032), Lincoln (1,219), Logan (2,686), Marion (3,655), Marshall (2,997), Mason (1,766), McDowell (1,348), Mercer (4,205), Mineral (2,575), Mingo (2,115), Monongalia (7,949), Monroe (945), Morgan (928), Nicholas (1,170), Ohio (3,619), Pendleton (619), Pleasants (800), Pocahontas (589), Preston (2,528), Putnam (4,194), Raleigh (4,663), Randolph (2,383), Ritchie (621), Roane (602), Summers (701), Taylor (1,082), Tucker (499), Tyler (613), Upshur (1,678), Wayne (2,604), Webster (311), Wetzel (1,078), Wirt (353), Wood (7,014), Wyoming (1,738).

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 520,535 total vaccine doses. Of these doses, 90.1 percent of them have been administered to WV residents. This equates to 469,191 total vaccine doses.

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 Mingo and Ritchie counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) repots there have been 2,147,276 total confirmatory lab results received for CCOVID-19, with 130,813 total cases across WV. This is 431 more cases than yesterday’s update.

The active cases across the state continue to drop, decreasing by 47 as of this morning. The DHHR reported another five deaths in the Mountain State. This brings the total number of deaths to 2,290.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 73-year old male from Kanawha County, a 65-year old female from Brooke County, a 66-year old male from Summers County, an 84-year old male from Tucker County, and a 77-year old male from Raleigh County.

“It is with great sadness that we announce more lives lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our sympathies and thoughts go out to these families.”

Another 473 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of statewide recoveries at 120,503. The daily percent positive sits at 3.52, while the cumulative percent positive hits 5.49 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 13
  • Greenbrier: 10
  • McDowell: 8
  • Mercer: 8
  • Monroe: 7
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 6

There are 22 counties in West Virginia colored green on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,185), Berkeley (9,638), Boone (1,559), Braxton (768), Brooke (2,009), Cabell (7,762), Calhoun (224), Clay (372), Doddridge (466), Fayette (2,635), Gilmer (706), Grant (1,059), Greenbrier (2,391), Hampshire (1,515), Hancock (2,581), Hardy (1,263), Harrison (4,811), Jackson (1,653), Jefferson (3,602), Kanawha (11,991), Lewis (1,032), Lincoln (1,218), Logan (2,680), Marion (3,642), Marshall (2,995), Mason (1,763), McDowell (1,348), Mercer (4,192), Mineral (2,573), Mingo (2,116), Monongalia (7,907), Monroe (944), Morgan (928), Nicholas (1,169), Ohio (3,617), Pendleton (618), Pleasants (799), Pocahontas (589), Preston (2,525), Putnam (4,186), Raleigh (4,653), Randolph (2,381), Ritchie (622), Roane (496), Summers (701), Taylor (1,081), Tucker (499), Tyler (613), Upshur (1,668), Wayne (2,596), Webster (308), Wetzel (1,075), Wirt (351), Wood (7,002), Wyoming (1,736).

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, Mineral and Nicholas counties in this report.

In a vaccination update, the DHHR reports 520,535 total vaccine doses have been received by WV. Of these doses, there have been 452,363 doses administered statewide.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced there were 11 people who passed away due to COVID-19. This included four people from Mercer County. The death toll in WV is now 2,285.

DHHR confirmed the deaths of an 89-year-old woman, a 95-year-old woman, a 79-year-old woman, and a 58-year-old man all from from Mercer County. Other deaths included an 80-year-old man from Berkeley County, an 84-year-old woman from Grant County, a 76-year-old man from Wood County, a 90-year-old man from Kanawha County, a 78-year-old man from Boone County, a 76-year-old man from Marion County, and a 57-year-old man from Logan County.

“As West Virginians, we must not tire of preventive measures that ensure the health and safety of West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our sympathies are extended to these families for their loss.”

Active cases fell by 461 to 8,067 after 693 West Virginians recovered from the virus. The total recoveries in WV since the pandemic began stands at 120,030. The cumulative percent positive is down to 5.49 and the daily percent positive is 3.02.

There were 243 new cases identified in the Mountain State for a total of 130,382. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • Mercer: 9
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 31

The number of vaccinations is up to 273,391 for the first dose, an increase of 1,384. Another 1,879 West Virginians are now fully vaccinated. That number stands at 169,832.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,182), Berkeley (9,605), Boone (1,553), Braxton (769), Brooke (2,009), Cabell (7,740), Calhoun (224), Clay (371), Doddridge (466), Fayette (2,622), Gilmer (706), Grant (1,054), Greenbrier (2,381), Hampshire (1,511), Hancock (2,577), Hardy (1,261), Harrison (4,804), Jackson (1,649), Jefferson (3,592), Kanawha (11,941), Lewis (1,026), Lincoln (1,215), Logan (2,668), Marion (3,626), Marshall (2,989), Mason (1,758), McDowell (1,340), Mercer (4,184), Mineral (2,574), Mingo (2,107), Monongalia (7,837), Monroe (937), Morgan (927), Nicholas (1,170), Ohio (3,609), Pendleton (618), Pleasants (799), Pocahontas (584), Preston (2,518), Putnam (4,172), Raleigh (4,636), Randolph (2,375), Ritchie (616), Roane (493), Summers (700), Taylor (1,081), Tucker (499), Tyler (612), Upshur (1,660), Wayne (2,586), Webster (305), Wetzel (1,074), Wirt (349), Wood (6,991), Wyoming (1,730).

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, Harrison, McDowell, Mineral, Preston, and Wyoming counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021: The number of those who are recovering from COVID-19 in West Virginia continues to outstrip new cases. There were 285 cases identified for a total of 130,139 since the pandemic began. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 5
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 0
  • Raleigh: 8
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 12

Another 11 West Virginians passed away from the virus. Among those, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) stated, four were from Mercer Country and one each from McDowell and Wyoming Counties.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 83-year-old woman from Wyoming County, a 60-year-old woman from Mercer County, an 86-year-old woman from Randolph County, a 59-year-old man from Lewis County, a 75-year-old man from Preston County, a 79-year-old man from Mercer County, a 77-year-old woman from McDowell County, an 86-year-old woman from Lewis County, a 103-year-old man from Mercer County, a 70-year-old woman from Mercer County, and a 70-year-old woman from Mingo County.

“Today is another difficult day in our fight against COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we work to slow the growth of this virus in West Virginia, we extend our deepest sympathies to these families.”

Active cases in West Virginia fell by 267 to 8,528 as 541 people recovered from the illness. The total recoveries is now 119,337. The cumulative percent positive dropped another hundredth of a percent to 5.50. The daily percent positive is 3.32.

Vaccination clinics across the state are immunizing residents by the thousands. On Tuesday’s report from the DHHR there were 2,337 more people who received the first dose and 1,681 who are now fully vaccinated.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,176), Berkeley (9,596), Boone (1,549), Braxton (773), Brooke (2,002), Cabell (7,719), Calhoun (223), Clay (370), Doddridge (465), Fayette (2,616), Gilmer (705), Grant (1,052), Greenbrier (2,380), Hampshire (1,504), Hancock (2,577), Hardy (1,263), Harrison (4,809), Jackson (1,646), Jefferson (3,585), Kanawha (11,920), Lewis (1,020), Lincoln (1,209), Logan (2,667), Marion (3,622), Marshall (2,987), Mason (1,757), McDowell (1,341), Mercer (4,175), Mineral (2,575), Mingo (2,104), Monongalia (7,815), Monroe (937), Morgan (925), Nicholas (1,164), Ohio (3,603), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (798), Pocahontas (582), Preston (2,519), Putnam (4,165), Raleigh (4,605), Randolph (2,371), Ritchie (613), Roane (491), Summers (700), Taylor (1,074), Tucker (496), Tyler (612), Upshur (1,658), Wayne (2,585), Webster (296), Wetzel (1,068), Wirt (349), Wood (6,978), Wyoming (1,731).

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 Harrison County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported on Monday, another two people died from COVID-19. This brings the death toll to 2,263. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 71-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman, both from Kanawha County.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “We offer our deepest sympathies to these families.”

There were 238 new cases of the virus identified for at total of 129,854. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 5.51 with a daily percent positive of 4.84. Here is the breakdown of new cases in West Virginia’s southeastern counties:

  • Fayette: 4
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 9
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 2

The active cases in the Mountain State continue to fall. They are down 159 to 8,795. There were 395 people who recovered from the illness. That total since the pandemic began is 118,796. Since Sunday there were 278 people who received the first dose of the vaccine and 86 who became fully vaccinated.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,174), Berkeley (9,585), Boone (1,549), Braxton (772), Brooke (1,996), Cabell (7,689), Calhoun (222), Clay (370), Doddridge (464), Fayette (2,609), Gilmer (703), Grant (1,049), Greenbrier (2,375), Hampshire (1,499), Hancock (2,573), Hardy (1,260), Harrison (4,810), Jackson (1,646), Jefferson (3,579), Kanawha (11,891), Lewis (1,020), Lincoln (1,209), Logan (2,660), Marion (3,614), Marshall (2,982), Mason (1,757), McDowell (1,338), Mercer (4,161), Mineral (2,573), Mingo (2,097), Monongalia (7,796), Monroe (932), Morgan (919), Nicholas (1,163), Ohio (3,595), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (798), Pocahontas (582), Preston (2,512), Putnam (4,146), Raleigh (4,597), Randolph (2,364), Ritchie (613), Roane (490), Summers (698), Taylor (1,073), Tucker (495), Tyler (609), Upshur (1,655), Wayne (2,583), Webster (294), Wetzel (1,064), Wirt (348), Wood (6,966), Wyoming (1,719).

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.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the deaths of seven West Virginians in the past 24 hours.

These deaths include a 69-year old female from Logan County, a 73-year old male from Cabell County, a 75-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old female from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Monongalia County, a 74-year old male from Hancock County, and a 77-year old male from Logan County.

“As we share this sad news, we pause to remember each West Virginian lost,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our deepest condolences are extended to these families.”

There are 252 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the Mountain State to 129,616. Active cases dropped by 128, bringing that total to 8,954.

The number of West Virginians who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine reached 269,392. There are 166,186 West Virginians fully vaccinated.

Monroe, Pocahontas, Summers, and Wyoming counties all report no new cases of COVID-19. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 4
  • Raleigh: 9

On the County Alert System, Nicholas County moved into the Yellow Category.

CASES PER COUNTYBarbour (1,169), Berkeley (9,570), Boone (1,546), Braxton (769), Brooke (1,993), Cabell (7,683), Calhoun (221), Clay (370), Doddridge (464), Fayette (2,605), Gilmer (702), Grant (1,048), Greenbrier (2,374), Hampshire (1,498), Hancock (2,572), Hardy (1,259), Harrison (4,802), Jackson (1,642), Jefferson (3,575), Kanawha (11,857), Lewis (1,016), Lincoln (1,207), Logan (2,653), Marion (3,611), Marshall (2,975), Mason (1,756), McDowell (1,337), Mercer (4,154), Mineral (2,573), Mingo (2,093), Monongalia (7,778), Monroe (931), Morgan (919), Nicholas (1,160), Ohio (3,593), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (796), Pocahontas (581), Preston (2,505), Putnam (4,132), Raleigh (4,588), Randolph (2,362), Ritchie (607), Roane (489), Summers (696), Taylor (1,073), Tucker (495), Tyler (609), Upshur (1,652), Wayne (2,578), Webster (292), Wetzel (1,064), Wirt (344), Wood (6,944), Wyoming (1,717).

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.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the deaths of six West Virginians since Friday mornings update.

These deaths include an 83-year old female from Mercer County, a 61-year old female from Raleigh County, an 88-year old female from Cabell County, a 75-year old male from Gilmer County, an 87-year old female from Logan County, and a 60-year old male from Fayette County.

“Every life lost to this deadly virus leaves a hole in a family, a community, and our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I offer my deepest sympathies to all who are mourning a loved one today.”

There are 309 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. The total number of cases now stands at 129,364. There are now 9,136 active cases, a drop of 488.

There are now 236,606 West Virginias who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. There are 163,208 West Virginias fully vaccinated.

Greenbrier and Summers counties have no new cases of COVID-19. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 9
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 12
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 18
  • Wyoming: 1

On the County Alert System, Monroe, Raleigh, and Fayette counties moved in to the Green Category.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,166), Berkeley (9,551), Boone (1,541), Braxton (769), Brooke (1,990), Cabell (7,679), Calhoun (219), Clay (370), Doddridge (464), Fayette (2,596), Gilmer (701), Grant (1,047), Greenbrier (2,371), Hampshire (1,495), Hancock (2,570), Hardy (1,258), Harrison (4,795), Jackson (1,639), Jefferson (3,561), Kanawha (11,836), Lewis (1,014), Lincoln (1,205), Logan (2,651), Marion (3,605), Marshall (2,970), Mason (1,753), McDowell (1,335), Mercer (4,150), Mineral (2,570), Mingo (2,087), Monongalia (7,739), Monroe (931), Morgan (910), Nicholas (1,156), Ohio (3,578), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (794), Pocahontas (581), Preston (2,505), Putnam (4,124), Raleigh (4,579), Randolph (2,362), Ritchie (606), Roane (488), Summers (696), Taylor (1,072), Tucker (495), Tyler (609), Upshur (1,651), Wayne (2,578), Webster (290), Wetzel (1,062), Wirt (341), Wood (6,925), Wyoming (1,717).

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.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2021: West Virginia’s COVID-19 numbers continue to improve. There were 747 people who recovered from the virus according to the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). That was a factor in bringing the active cases to 9,624, a drop of 464. The last time WV was below 10,000 cases was in November 2020.

There were 12 people who passed away from the virus. The death toll is not 2,248. That includes three women from Mercer County and a man from Fayette County.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 51-year-old man from Jefferson County, an 89-year-old woman from Mercer County, a 76-year-old man from Kanawha County, a 92-year-old man from Fayette County, an 87-year-old man from Jackson County, an 85-year-old man from Berkeley County, a 63-year-old man from Wood County, an 88-year-old man from Wayne County, a 91-year-old woman from Mercer County, a 92-year-old man from Mercer County, an 87-year-old man from Jackson County, and a 54-year-old woman from Marion County.

“It is with great sadness that we announce more lives lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our sympathies and thoughts go out to these families, and we ask that all West Virginians do their part to prevent further spread of this virus.”

New cases in West Virginia rose by 295 to 129,055 since the pandemic began. The cumulative percent positive is still falling and is now at 5.52. The daily percent positive is 3.12. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 12
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 12
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 4

There are now 154,798 West Virginians who are fully vaccinated against the virus. That is up another 4,909. The number of people who received the first dose is up 2,501 to 258,451.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,163), Berkeley (9,532), Boone (1,538), Braxton (769), Brooke (1,983), Cabell (7,646), Calhoun (218), Clay (370), Doddridge (460), Fayette (2,587), Gilmer (699), Grant (1,044), Greenbrier (2,371), Hampshire (1,491), Hancock (2,565), Hardy (1,257), Harrison (4,788), Jackson (1,638), Jefferson (3,560), Kanawha (11,795), Lewis (1,012), Lincoln (1,198), Logan (2,643), Marion (3,601), Marshall (2,967), Mason (1,746), McDowell (1,334), Mercer (4,138), Mineral (2,567), Mingo (2,082), Monongalia (7,716), Monroe (930), Morgan (909), Nicholas (1,154), Ohio (3,567), Pendleton (617), Pleasants (794), Pocahontas (580), Preston (2,499), Putnam (4,116), Raleigh (4,561), Randolph (2,356), Ritchie (604), Roane (488), Summers (696), Taylor (1,072), Tucker (495), Tyler (607), Upshur (1,640), Wayne (2,576), Webster (289), Wetzel (1,062), Wirt (341), Wood (6,908), Wyoming (1,716).

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 Cabell and Marshall counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021: There were 11 deaths reported in West Virginia on Thursday morning by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Among those was a 101-year-old woman from Harrison County. The death toll in the Mountain State is now 2,236.

DHHR also has confirmed the deaths of ­­­a 72-year-old woman from Lewis County, an 81-year-old woman from Upshur County, a 91-year-old woman from Wood County, a 68-year-old man from Kanawha County, an 84-year-old woman from Wood County, a 67-year-old woman from Taylor County, a 93-year-old man from Webster County, an 87-year-old woman from Wood County, a 70-year-old man from Harrison County, and an 83-year-old woman from Berkeley County.

“We are deeply saddened to report the deaths of more West Virginians due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our deepest sympathies to these families.” 

The number of new cases identified went up by 355 to 128,760. The cumulative percent positive continues to fall slowly and is now at 5.53. The daily percent positive is 3.38. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeaster WV counties:

  • Fayette: 2
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 3
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 19
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 10

Active cases in West Virginia are still falling and are down 434 to 10,088. There were 778 people who recovered from the virus for a total of 116,436.

Another 3049 people received the first dose of the vaccine for a total of 255,950. There are an additional 4,155 West Virginians who are now fully vaccinated. That number is now 149,889.

CASES PER COUNTYBarbour (1,162), Berkeley (9,500), Boone (1,533), Braxton (767), Brooke (1,982), Cabell (7,655), Calhoun (218), Clay (370), Doddridge (451), Fayette (2,578), Gilmer (695), Grant (1,043), Greenbrier (2,369), Hampshire (1,490), Hancock (2,561), Hardy (1,256), Harrison (4,781), Jackson (1,637), Jefferson (3,550), Kanawha (11,766), Lewis (1,004), Lincoln (1,196), Logan (2,616), Marion (3,597), Marshall (2,968), Mason (1,746), McDowell (1,332), Mercer (4,126), Mineral (2,565), Mingo (2,080), Monongalia (7,690), Monroe (929), Morgan (907), Nicholas (1,151), Ohio (3,561), Pendleton (615), Pleasants (793), Pocahontas (578), Preston (2,496), Putnam (4,104), Raleigh (4,549), Randolph (2,349), Ritchie (602), Roane (486), Summers (695), Taylor (1,071), Tucker (492), Tyler (607), Upshur (1,634), Wayne (2,574), Webster (285), Wetzel (1,057), Wirt (341), Wood (6,888), Wyoming (1,712).

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 Jackson County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021: There were nine deaths in West Virginia according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). Of those there were four in the southeastern WV counties. The death toll is now 2,225.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 66-year-old woman from Mercer County, an 83-year-old woman from Wyoming County, a 90-year-old woman from Fayette County, a 79-year-old man from Taylor County, a 95-year-old man from Harrison County, an 80-year-old woman from Greenbrier County, a 70-year-old man from Grant County, a 68-year-old man from Grant County, and an 83-year-old woman from Wayne County.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The number of new cases identified in West Virginia rose by 288 to 128,405. The cumulative percent positive is down to 5.54 with a daily percent positive of 3.41. Here is a look at the new cases in the Mountain State’s southeastern counties:

  • Fayette: 8
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 6
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 4

Active cases in West Virginia fell by 447 to 10,522. There were 726 people who recovered from the illness. The total is 115,658. Another 803 people received the first dose of the vaccine brining that total to 252,901. There are now 145,734 people who are fully vaccinated, which is up by 1,484.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,161), Berkeley (9,471), Boone (1,528), Braxton (766), Brooke (1,975), Cabell (7,591), Calhoun (218), Clay (370), Doddridge (450), Fayette (2,576), Gilmer (683), Grant (1,041), Greenbrier (2,368), Hampshire (1,485), Hancock (2,559), Hardy (1,252), Harrison (4,769), Jackson (1,642), Jefferson (3,541), Kanawha (11,735), Lewis (1,000), Lincoln (1,195), Logan (2,612), Marion (3,592), Marshall (2,966), Mason (1,742), McDowell (1,328), Mercer (4,123), Mineral (2,565), Mingo (2,075), Monongalia (7,650), Monroe (928), Morgan (905), Nicholas (1,145), Ohio (3,554), Pendleton (613), Pleasants (792), Pocahontas (577), Preston (2,488), Putnam (4,090), Raleigh (4,530), Randolph (2,349), Ritchie (600), Roane (486), Summers (693), Taylor (1,068), Tucker (492), Tyler (605), Upshur (1,626), Wayne (2,571), Webster (285), Wetzel (1,054), Wirt (341), Wood (6,882), Wyoming (1,702).

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 Jackson County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021: Vaccination efforts in West Virginia are being conducted aggressively. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 3,710 more people were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for a total of 144,250. There are 1,452 additional people who received the first dose. That total is now 252,098. The percentage of first doses administered is 106.8.

An additional four people passed away from the virus. including a 76-year-old woman from Raleigh County. The other deaths are a 78-year-old man from Berkeley County, a 64-year-old man from Webster County and a 77-year-old man from Kanawha County.

“With profound sadness, we share this tragic news of more lives lost to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “We join the families in mourning the passing of these West Virginians.”

There were 228 people who were diagnosed with the virus. The total in West Virginia since the pandemic began is 128,117. The cumulative percent positive is down slightly to 5.55-percent with a daily percent positive of 3.18-percent. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 2
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 10
  • Monroe: 0
  • Pocahontas: 0
  • Raleigh: 8
  • Summers: 0
  • Wyoming: 0

Active cases in West Virginia fell by 714 to 10,969 as 938 people recovered from the virus. The total recoveries across the duration of the pandemic is 114,932. All of the southeastern WV counties are now green on the County Alert System map except for Raleigh and Monroe.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,161), Berkeley (9,456), Boone (1,526), Braxton (764), Brooke (1,972), Cabell (7,545), Calhoun (218), Clay (370), Doddridge (450), Fayette (2,568), Gilmer (679), Grant (1,038), Greenbrier (2,364), Hampshire (1,478), Hancock (2,556), Hardy (1,248), Harrison (4,759), Jackson (1,656), Jefferson (3,527), Kanawha (11,711), Lewis (987), Lincoln (1,191), Logan (2,607), Marion (3,581), Marshall (2,961), Mason (1,742), McDowell (1,326), Mercer (4,109), Mineral (2,563), Mingo (2,073), Monongalia (7,625), Monroe (927), Morgan (903), Nicholas (1,143), Ohio (3,545), Pendleton (613), Pleasants (792), Pocahontas (576), Preston (2,485), Putnam (4,076), Raleigh (4,524), Randolph (2,342), Ritchie (599), Roane (485), Summers (691), Taylor (1,068), Tucker (492), Tyler (605), Upshur (1,623), Wayne (2,567), Webster (284), Wetzel (1,054), Wirt (340), Wood (6,874), Wyoming (1,698).

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 Lewis and Roane counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2021: Active COVID-19 cases continue to fall in West Virginia. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) stated there are 140 fewer cases in the mountain state. The number fell to 11,683.

There were only two deaths reported. They were an 84-year-old woman from Lewis County and a 53-year-old man from Ohio County.

“Each loss of a West Virginian is a heartbreak to a family and to our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge you to remember your actions for safety result in saving the lives of your family, neighbors and friends.”

There were 301 new cases identified for a total of 127,889. The cumulative percent positive stayed steady at 5.56 and the daily percent positive was up on Monday to 5.19. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeaster WV counties:

  • Fayette: 10
  • Greenbrier: 6
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 0
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 13
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 2

The number of recoveries was 439 for a total of 113,994 since the pandemic began. An additional 1,654 West Virginians received the first dose of the vaccine. Another 283 are fully vaccinated.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,159), Berkeley (9,437), Boone (1,524), Braxton (764), Brooke (1,970), Cabell (7,529), Calhoun (218), Clay (369), Doddridge (450), Fayette (2,566), Gilmer (676), Grant (1,034), Greenbrier (2,362), Hampshire (1,474), Hancock (2,555), Hardy (1,246), Harrison (4,740), Jackson (1,654), Jefferson (3,520), Kanawha (11,689), Lewis (992), Lincoln (1,187), Logan (2,604), Marion (3,577), Marshall (2,956), Mason (1,741), McDowell (1,323), Mercer (4,099), Mineral (2,560), Mingo (2,070), Monongalia (7,610), Monroe (927), Morgan (903), Nicholas (1,142), Ohio (3,543), Pendleton (610), Pleasants (792), Pocahontas (576), Preston (2,485), Putnam (4,062), Raleigh (4,516), Randolph (2,333), Ritchie (599), Roane (486), Summers (691), Taylor (1,067), Tucker (488), Tyler (604), Upshur (1,620), Wayne (2,559), Webster (283), Wetzel (1,054), Wirt (340), Wood (6,856), Wyoming (1,698).

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 Jackson County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the deaths of nine people in Sunday mornings COVID-19 update. There are now a total of 2,210 deaths across the Mountain State.

The latest victims are a 72-year old male from Cabell County, a 74-year old male from Grant County, a 78-year old female from Barbour County, a 68-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Cabell County, a 99-year old male from Monongalia County, a 76-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Harrison County, and a 71-year old male from Marshall County.

“As many West Virginians have grown tired of COVID-19, we must continue to stay vigilant in our efforts,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our condolences are extended at this time of grief.”

According the the DHHR, 248,992 West Virginians received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 140,257 people are fully vaccinated.

There are 306 new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia. The total number of coronavirus cases stands at 127,588. There are 11,823 active cases, a decrease of 717 since Saturday’s update.

There are no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Pocahontas and Summers Counties. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 5
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 3
  • Raleigh: 11
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

On the County Alert System, Monroe County moved in to the Gold Category. Greenbrier County moved into the Green.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,156), Berkeley (9,420), Boone (1,521), Braxton (763), Brooke (1,968), Cabell (7,517), Calhoun (218), Clay (366), Doddridge (448), Fayette (2,556), Gilmer (673), Grant (1,032), Greenbrier (2,356), Hampshire (1,473), Hancock (2,552), Hardy (1,245), Harrison (4,731), Jackson (1,657), Jefferson (3,512), Kanawha (11,663), Lewis (984), Lincoln (1,184), Logan (2,596), Marion (3,559), Marshall (2,950), Mason (1,739), McDowell (1,322), Mercer (4,090), Mineral (2,557), Mingo (2,059), Monongalia (7,591), Monroe (927), Morgan (902), Nicholas (1,133), Ohio (3,538), Pendleton (609), Pleasants (791), Pocahontas (575), Preston (2,481), Putnam (4,049), Raleigh (4,503), Randolph (2,329), Ritchie (598), Roane (483), Summers (690), Taylor (1,063), Tucker (485), Tyler (603), Upshur (1,614), Wayne (2,555), Webster (282), Wetzel (1,047), Wirt (340), Wood (6,837), Wyoming (1,696).

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 Barbour, Doddridge, and Hardy counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the deaths of two individuals in Saturday mornings COVID-19 update. There are now a total of 2,201 deaths across the Mountain State.

The reporting from Dec. 22, 2020 of an 83-year old female from Hampshire County has been determined to be an error and reduced the total deaths to 2,199 prior to the Feb. 13, 2021 report.

The DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old female from Berkeley County and a 93-year old male from Preston County.

“Our heart goes out to these West Virginians and their families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please continue taking every precaution to slow the spread of this horrible disease.”

According the the DHHR, 243,562 West Virginians received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 135,212 people are fully vaccinated.

There are 395 new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia. The total number of coronavirus cases stands at 127,282. There are 12,540 active cases, a decrease of 563 since Fridays update.

There are no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Wyoming County. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 12
  • Greenbrier: 5
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 15
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 30
  • Summers: 1

On the County Alert System, Mercer and Fayette counties both moved into the Yellow Category.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,155), Berkeley (9,401), Boone (1,515), Braxton (763), Brooke (1,962), Cabell (7,508), Calhoun (218), Clay (365), Doddridge (448), Fayette (2,545), Gilmer (671), Grant (1,031), Greenbrier (2,354), Hampshire (1,472), Hancock (2,551), Hardy (1,245), Harrison (4,717), Jackson (1,651), Jefferson (3,501), Kanawha (11,633), Lewis (980), Lincoln (1,176), Logan (2,595), Marion (3,551), Marshall (2,944), Mason (1,735), McDowell (1,317), Mercer (4,083), Mineral (2,556), Mingo (2,058), Monongalia (7,542), Monroe (924), Morgan (901), Nicholas (1,122), Ohio (3,529), Pendleton (607), Pleasants (790), Pocahontas (575), Preston (2,479), Putnam (4,040), Raleigh (4,492), Randolph (2,325), Ritchie (594), Roane (482), Summers (690), Taylor (1,058), Tucker (484), Tyler (602), Upshur (1,613), Wayne (2,547), Webster (282), Wetzel (1,047), Wirt (340), Wood (6,823), Wyoming (1,693).

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 Barbour, Doddridge, and Hardy counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,043,213 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 126,887 total cases. This is 467 more cases than yesterday’s update.

Recoveries across the stats continue to increase, rising by 886 cases. This puts the total number of recoveries statewide at 111,584. The DHHR confirmed another 13 deaths as of this morning. To date, there have been 2,200 West Virginians lost due to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 93-year old male from Fayette County, a 98-year old female from Harrison County, an 82-year old male from Berkeley County, a 52-year old male from Berkeley County, a 75-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 82-year old female from Harrison County, a 77-year old male from Kanawha County, a 45-year old male from Kanawha County, a 93-year old female from Mercer County, a 68-year old female from Kanawha County, a 75- year old male from Lincoln County, a 63- year old male from Harrison County, and a 68-year old male from Wood County.

“The loss of more West Virginians weighs heavily on our hearts,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As West Virginians, we must not tire of preventive measures that ensure the health and safety of our friends, family, and neighbors. I urge you to continue wearing your mask, frequent hand washing and social distancing.”

Another 4,125 West Virginians were administered their first vaccine dose. A total of 232,046 first round vaccine doses have been administered across the state. Another 6,419 residents received their second round of the COVID-19 vaccine. This makes 122,017 West Virginia residents fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Active cases decreased by 432 cases, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 13,103. The daily percent positive dropped significantly to 3.17 percent. The cumulative percent positive dropped only slightly to 5.57.

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

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 8
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 16
  • Monroe: 5
  • Raleigh: 33
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 4

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,156), Berkeley (9,359), Boone (1,510), Braxton (762), Brooke (1,960), Cabell (7,471), Calhoun (217), Clay (364), Doddridge (449), Fayette (2,533), Gilmer (663), Grant (1,027), Greenbrier (2,349), Hampshire (1,468), Hancock (2,548), Hardy (1,246), Harrison (4,698), Jackson (1,645), Jefferson (3,490), Kanawha (11,596), Lewis (976), Lincoln (1,172), Logan (2,587), Marion (3,541), Marshall (2,937), Mason (1,725), McDowell (1,316), Mercer (4,068), Mineral (2,553), Mingo (2,049), Monongalia (7,513), Monroe (923), Morgan (899), Nicholas (1,120), Ohio (3,520), Pendleton (607), Pleasants (788), Pocahontas (574), Preston (2,477), Putnam (4,028), Raleigh (4,462), Randolph (2,323), Ritchie (592), Roane (481), Summers (689), Taylor (1,055), Tucker (483), Tyler (601), Upshur (1,611), Wayne (2,537), Webster (280), Wetzel (1,046), Wirt (339), Wood (6,811), Wyoming (1,693).

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 County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Feb 11, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,028,981 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 126,420 total cases. This is 469 more cases than yesterday’s update.

Recoveries across the state continue to increase, rising by 998 cases. This puts the total number of recoveries statewide at 110,698. The DHHR confirmed another 12 deaths as of this morning. To date, there have been 2,187 West Virginians lost due to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 68-year old female from Marion County, a 68-year old male from Marion County, a 67-year old male from Hancock County, a 75-year old male from Harrison County, a 75-year old female from Hardy County, (an additional) 75-year old female from Hardy County, a 92-year old female from Ohio County, a 78-year old male from Morgan County, a 73-year old male from Roane County, a 50-year old male from Cabell County, an 88-year old male from Berkeley County, and an 89-year old female from Summers County.

“As we continue the fight against this pandemic, we are devastated by the loss of more West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “The families of these residents are in our thoughts.”

West Virginia received no more vaccines than what was in the state yesterday. Even with no additional vaccines received, another 4,071 West Virginians were administered their first vaccine dose. A total of 227,921 first round vaccine doses have been administered across the state. Another 4,141 residents received their second round of the COVID-19 vaccine. This makes 115,598 West Virginia residents fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Active cases decreased by 541 cases, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 13,535. The daily percent positive dropped significantly to 3.28 percent. The cumulative percent positive dropped only slightly to 5.59.

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

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 12
  • McDowell: 5
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming: 12

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,154), Berkeley (9,332), Boone (1,502), Braxton (759), Brooke (1,957), Cabell (7,420), Calhoun (217), Clay (362), Doddridge (447), Fayette (2,526), Gilmer (661), Grant (1,021), Greenbrier (2,341), Hampshire (1,467), Hancock (2,547), Hardy (1,245), Harrison (4,688), Jackson (1,631), Jefferson (3,476), Kanawha (11,546), Lewis (966), Lincoln (1,169), Logan (2,581), Marion (3,535), Marshall (2,941), Mason (1,720), McDowell (1,314), Mercer (4,052), Mineral (2,550), Mingo (2,041), Monongalia (7,472), Monroe (918), Morgan (898), Nicholas (1,117), Ohio (3,507), Pendleton (604), Pleasants (788), Pocahontas (574), Preston (2,473), Putnam (4,011), Raleigh (4,429), Randolph (2,309), Ritchie (590), Roane (479), Summers (688), Taylor (1,052), Tucker (480), Tyler (600), Upshur (1,605), Wayne (2,526), Webster (280), Wetzel (1,043), Wirt (338), Wood (6,782), Wyoming (1,689).

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 and Clay counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,016,368 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 125,951 total cases confirmed. This is a 429 case increase in the last 24 hours.

There were another 1,084 West Virginians to recover from COVID-19, putting the total number of recoveries at 109,700. The DHHR confirmed 25 new deaths related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths has reached 2,175.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 70-year old male from Upshur County, a 71-year old male from Harrison County, a 101-year old female from Mingo County, a 25-year old male from Jefferson County, a 35-year old male from Wood County, an 87-year old male from Monongalia County, a 41-year old female from Cabell County, a 91-year old male from Wayne County, a 68-year old male from Monongalia County, a 66-year old female from Monongalia County, a 99-year old male from Putnam County, a 62-year old male from Mineral County, a 63-year old male from Logan County, an 83-year old male from Wayne County, an 89-year old female from Jackson County, a 74-year old female from Monongalia County, a 61-year old female from Harrison County, a 61-year old male from Mercer County, a 56-year old male from Morgan County, a 90-year old male from Jackson County, a 79-year old male from Cabell County, a 67-year old female from McDowell County, a 64-year old female from Wyoming County, an 80-year old male from Mason County, and an 86-year old female from Upshur County.

“The loss of more West Virginians is truly heartbreaking,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “To these families, we extend our deepest sympathy and commitment to continue working to prevent this deadly virus.”

In a vaccination update, West Virginia received another 28,800 first round doses of the coronavirus vaccine. With the additional vaccine doses received, an additional 2,503 West Virginians were administered their initial dose. This makes 223,850 total first round doses administered across the state. The Mountain States received 23,000 more second round vaccine doses. With WV having received 144,400 total secondary doses, another 2,587 secondary doses were administered. This makes 111,457 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Active cases continue to drop, decreasing to 14,076. This is 680 less cases than yesterday. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.60. The daily percent positive dropped down to 4.26 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 5
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 41
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 8

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,153), Berkeley (9,305), Boone (1,496), Braxton (760), Brooke (1,950), Cabell (7,381), Calhoun (217), Clay (363), Doddridge (439), Fayette (2,519), Gilmer (660), Grant (1,020), Greenbrier (2,329), Hampshire (1,454), Hancock (2,542), Hardy (1,243), Harrison (4,674), Jackson (1,622), Jefferson (3,462), Kanawha (11,513), Lewis (941), Lincoln (1,169), Logan (2,575), Marion (3,529), Marshall (2,931), Mason (1,717), McDowell (1,309), Mercer (4,038), Mineral (2,545), Mingo (2,034), Monongalia (7,441), Monroe (913), Morgan (895), Nicholas (1,112), Ohio (3,499), Pendleton (602), Pleasants (788), Pocahontas (572), Preston (2,468), Putnam (3,996), Raleigh (4,412), Randolph (2,299), Ritchie (587), Roane (477), Summers (684), Taylor (1,046), Tucker (477), Tyler (598), Upshur (1,600), Wayne (2,508), Webster (279), Wetzel (1,041), Wirt (336), Wood (6,754), Wyoming (1,677).

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 County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021:The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 2,007,316 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 125,522 total cases confirmed. This is 416 more cases than yesterday’s coronavirus update.

An additional 1,198 West Virginians recovered from COVID-19. This puts the total number of recoveries across the state at 108,616. The DHHR confirmed another 19 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths has risen to 2,150 in West Virginia.

DHHR confirms the deaths of a 63-year old female from Marion County, an 82-year old female from Marion County, a 65-year old female from Jackson County, a 64-year old male from Doddridge County, a 68-year old female from Wood County, a 69-year old male from Cabell County, an 82-year old female from Logan County, an 81-year old female from Barbour County, a 77-year old male from Cabell County, a 66-year old female from Logan County, a 90-year old female from Mercer County, a 79-year old male from Mercer County, an 85-year old female from Kanawha County, an 83-year old female from Barbour County, a 73-year old male from Mercer County, a 64-year old male from Raleigh County, a 64-year old female from Mercer County, a 96-year old female from Raleigh County, and a 91-year old male from Pendleton County.

“We are thankful for our healthcare professionals, support staff and all on the front line who continue to do everything in their power to end COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our condolences are extended to these families for their loss.”

Another 1,455 first round vaccine doses have been administered. The total number of initial doses given to WV residents is up to 221,347. There were 2,981 West Virginians to receive their second and final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This makes 108,870 people in the Mountain State fully vaccinated with both vaccine doses.

The active case total continues to drop, with 801 less cases than yesterday. The total number of active cases has lowered to 14,756. The daily percent positive sits at 4.80, while the cumulative percent positive remains at 5.60.

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

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 2
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 14
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 16
  • Wyoming: 5

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,151), Berkeley (9,279), Boone (1,493), Braxton (757), Brooke (1,945), Cabell (7,365), Calhoun (217), Clay (361), Doddridge (434), Fayette (2,514), Gilmer (660), Grant (1,020), Greenbrier (2,328), Hampshire (1,452), Hancock (2,537), Hardy (1,244), Harrison (4,644), Jackson (1,616), Jefferson (3,456), Kanawha (11,487), Lewis (936), Lincoln (1,166), Logan (2,563), Marion (3,519), Marshall (2,925), Mason (1,714), McDowell (1,305), Mercer (4,029), Mineral (2,543), Mingo (2,027), Monongalia (7,398), Monroe (910), Morgan (892), Nicholas (1,106), Ohio (3,488), Pendleton (602), Pleasants (787), Pocahontas (570), Preston (2,461), Putnam (3,977), Raleigh (4,371), Randolph (2,289), Ritchie (585), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,043), Tucker (477), Tyler (596), Upshur (1,585), Wayne (2,496), Webster (278), Wetzel (1,032), Wirt (333), Wood (6,731), Wyoming (1,669).

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 Barbour, Brooke, and Preston counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,999, 295 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 125,106 total cases. This is only a 398 case increase since yesterday.

There were another 976 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries has reached 107,418 across the state. The DHHR confirmed only two deaths in this morning’s release.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 69-year old female from Berkeley County and a 73-year old male from Berkeley County.

“The suffering this virus causes must be stopped,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “West Virginia, I implore you to continue to take steps to keep yourselves and loved ones healthy.”

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 207,200 first round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. There have been 219,892 first round doses administered throughout the state. This is due to the extra doses found in some syringes. The Mountain State has received 121,400 secondary doses of the vaccine. Of these doses, 105,889 doses have been administered, making all 105,889 West Virginians fully vaccinated.

Active cases continue to drop, currently sitting at 15,557 cases in WV. This is 580 less cases than yesterday. The daily percent positive is at 5.73 percent, while the cumulative percent positive currently sits at 5.60 percent.

There are no cases to report out of Summers County. Here is a breakdown of new cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 10
  • Greenbrier: 9
  • McDowell: 8
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Wyoming: 3


CASES PER COUNTY: 
Barbour (1,153), Berkeley (9,241), Boone (1,484), Braxton (756), Brooke (1,946), Cabell (7,312), Calhoun (217), Clay (361), Doddridge (432), Fayette (2,507), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,019), Greenbrier (2,326), Hampshire (1,449), Hancock (2,535), Hardy (1,242), Harrison (4,631), Jackson (1,614), Jefferson (3,451), Kanawha (11,445), Lewis (928), Lincoln (1,165), Logan (2,553), Marion (3,514), Marshall (2,914), Mason (1,709), McDowell (1,304), Mercer (4,015), Mineral (2,531), Mingo (2,008), Monongalia (7,365), Monroe (910), Morgan (891), Nicholas (1,102), Ohio (3,478), Pendleton (601), Pleasants (779), Pocahontas (569), Preston (2,468), Putnam (3,962), Raleigh (4,355), Randolph (2,283), Ritchie (582), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,042), Tucker (477), Tyler (591), Upshur (1,578), Wayne (2,483), Webster (275), Wetzel (1,030), Wirt (332), Wood (6,709), Wyoming (1,664).

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 County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 10 new deaths in Sunday mornings update. The total number of deaths stand at 2,129.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 94-year old male from Upshur County, a 76-year old male from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Raleigh County, a 52-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Hardy County, an 84-year old male from Marshall County, a 78-year old female from Mingo County, a 73-year old female from Kanawha County, a 73-year old male from Wood County, and a 69-year old male from Gilmer County.

“Each death reported is a somber reminder that COVID-19 is still among us,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We send our sympathy to their loved ones and ask all West Virginians to follow the guidelines to protect each other.”

First doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are administered to 219,329 with 105,200 people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

There are 518 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. The total number of cases now stands at 124, 708. Active cases are on the decline. The DHHR confirms active cases declined by 749, bringing the total number of active cases to 16,137.

Pocahontas County has no new cases to report. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia Counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 8
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 4
  • Raleigh: 23
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 8

On the County Alert System, Monroe, Greenbrier, and Raleigh Counties moved in the Gold.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,153), Berkeley (9,199), Boone (1,481), Braxton (756), Brooke (1,943), Cabell (7,298), Calhoun (216), Clay (361), Doddridge (431), Fayette (2,497), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,015), Greenbrier (2,317), Hampshire (1,448), Hancock (2,535), Hardy (1,243), Harrison (4,621), Jackson (1,607), Jefferson (3,438), Kanawha (11,398), Lewis (914), Lincoln (1,162), Logan (2,542), Marion (3,501), Marshall (2,901), Mason (1,705), McDowell (1,296), Mercer (4,001), Mineral (2,526), Mingo (2,002), Monongalia (7,347), Monroe (904), Morgan (884), Nicholas (1,097), Ohio (3,474), Pendleton (598), Pleasants (778), Pocahontas (568), Preston (2,463), Putnam (3,953), Raleigh (4,338), Randolph (2,268), Ritchie (579), Roane (477), Summers (682), Taylor (1,039), Tucker (476), Tyler (589), Upshur (1,570), Wayne (2,475), Webster (274), Wetzel (1,028), Wirt (331), Wood (6,689), Wyoming (1,661).

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 Clay County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms 19 deaths since Friday mornings update. The total number of deaths in the Mountain State reached 2,119.

The DHHR confirms the deaths of a 93-year old male from Monongalia County, a 64-year old male from Mingo County, a 79-year old female from Upshur County, a 63-year old female from Pleasants County, a 69-year old male from Wood County, a 67-year old male from Wood County, a 71-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old female from Wood County, a 73-year old male from Pleasants County, an 86-year old male from Mingo County, a 69-year old female from Wood County, a 61-year old female from Marshall County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, an 86-year old male from Harrison County, an 82-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 69-year old female from Mercer County, a 79-year old male from McDowell County, a 76-year old male from Mingo County, and a 79-year old female from Mason County.

“Today is a difficult day as our state continues to feel the effects of this terrible pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “Our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones and to those who are currently battling COVID-19.”

In West Virginia, 215,930 people received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 101,352 people are fully vaccinated against the virus.

The number of active cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State fell by 875, bringing the total number of active cases to 16,886. There are 549 new cases of coronavirus, bringing that total to 124,190.

There are no new cases to report our of Summers County. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 10
  • Greenbrier: 8
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 10
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 4
  • Raleigh: 31
  • Wyoming: 4

There are several changes on the County Alert System. McDowell and Monroe counties both moved from the Gold Category into the Yellow. Pocahontas County is back in the Gold.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,146), Berkeley (9,156), Boone (1,474), Braxton (755), Brooke (1,940), Cabell (7,263), Calhoun (216), Clay (362), Doddridge (427), Fayette (2,478), Gilmer (659), Grant (1,015), Greenbrier (2,309), Hampshire (1,427), Hancock (2,527), Hardy (1,239), Harrison (4,607), Jackson (1,598), Jefferson (3,421), Kanawha (11,347), Lewis (904), Lincoln (1,154), Logan (2,529), Marion (3,488), Marshall (2,890), Mason (1,701), McDowell (1,287), Mercer (3,987), Mineral (2,522), Mingo (1,997), Monongalia (7,299), Monroe (900), Morgan (882), Nicholas (1,089), Ohio (3,463), Pendleton (598), Pleasants (778), Pocahontas (568), Preston (2,459), Putnam (3,940), Raleigh (4,315), Randolph (2,264), Ritchie (577), Roane (476), Summers (681), Taylor (1,039), Tucker (476), Tyler (588), Upshur (1,569), Wayne (2,452), Webster (272), Wetzel (1,027), Wirt (331), Wood (6,669), Wyoming (1,653).

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. 

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,970,429 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 123,641 total cases. This is 597 more cases than yesterday’s update.

There were another 1,285 West Virginians to recover from COVID-19, putting the total number of recoveries across the state at 103,780. The DHHR confirmed 20 new deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths have reached 2,100.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 60-year old male from Mason County, an 83-year old male from Wood County, a 77-year old male from Raleigh County, a 71-year old female from Ohio County, a 92-year old female from Harrison County, a 24-year old male from Berkeley County, a 49-year old male from Ohio County, a 59-year old female from Harrison County, a 72-year old male from Cabell County, an 89-year old male from Berkeley County, a 94-year old female from Hancock County, a 71-year old female from Ritchie County, a 73-year old male from Hardy County, an 88-year old female from Mercer County, a 66-year old male from Mason County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, a 79-year old female from Mingo County, an 86-year old female from Putnam County, an 86-year old female from Putnam County, and a 71-year old female from Grant County.

“As this pandemic continues, it doesn’t get any easier to report the deaths of our residents,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “Our sincere condolences are extended to these families.”

In a vaccine update West Virginia received no new doses as of this morning. However, vaccines continue to be administered throughout the state. There were 5,794 more first round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered across WV. Another 9,294 West Virginians received their second dose of the vaccine. This means 88,807 people across the Mountain State are fully vaccinated with both doses.

Active cases fell by 708, putting the total number of active cases at 17,761. The daily percent positive decreased to 4.26 percent. The cumulative percent positive dropped slightly to 5.61.

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

  • Fayette: 21
  • Greenbrier: 6
  • McDowell: 7
  • Mercer: 17
  • Monroe: 7
  • Raleigh: 29
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 3

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,138), Berkeley (9,127), Boone (1,473), Braxton (752), Brooke (1,932), Cabell (7,256), Calhoun (215), Clay (360), Doddridge (421), Fayette (2,468), Gilmer (658), Grant (1,010), Greenbrier (2,301), Hampshire (1,421), Hancock (2,521), Hardy (1,234), Harrison (4,570), Jackson (1,591), Jefferson (3,394), Kanawha (11,311), Lewis (894), Lincoln (1,147), Logan (2,514), Marion (3,455), Marshall (2,874), Mason (1,700), McDowell (1,285), Mercer (3,977), Mineral (2,521), Mingo (1,976), Monongalia (7,262), Monroe (899), Morgan (881), Nicholas (1,080), Ohio (3,438), Pendleton (595), Pleasants (777), Pocahontas (564), Preston (2,452), Putnam (3,925), Raleigh (4,283), Randolph (2,252), Ritchie (573), Roane (472), Summers (681), Taylor (1,036), Tucker (475), Tyler (585), Upshur (1,551), Wayne (2,447), Webster (271), Wetzel (1,023), Wirt (331), Wood (6,643), Wyoming (1,649).

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.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,955,795 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 123,044 total cases across West Virginia. This is a 574 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 1,295 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries across the state at 102,495. The DHHR confirmed 22 additional deaths since yesterday’s update. The total number of deaths is currently at 2,080.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old female from Marion County, an 87-year old male from Wyoming County, a 72-year old female from McDowell County, a 95-year old female from Mingo County, an 81-year old male from Putnam County, an 88-year old female from Putnam County, a 76-year old female from Cabell County, a 72-year old male from Wyoming County, an 87-year old male from Mason County, an 81-year old male from McDowell County, a 59-year old female from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Mineral County, an 87-year old male from Brooke County, an 85-year old male from Berkeley County, an 87-year old male from Mingo County, a 59-year old female from McDowell County, an 83-year old female from Brooke County, a 92-year old female from Wood County, a 57-year old male from Mingo County, a 70-year old male from Grant County, a 96-year old female from Wyoming County, and a 71-year old male from Nicholas County.

“The loss of life weighs heavily not only on families and friends, but also on the healthcare workers responding to this deadly virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our hearts break together, and we must work to stop the spread of this virus so that we can heal together.”

There were another 2,732 West Virginians to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 199,458 first round doses have been administered as of this morning. According to the DHHR Vaccine Summary, there were 5,989 second round vaccine doses administered through yesterday. This makes 79,513 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses.

Active cases continue to fall, this time by 743 cases. The total number of active cases in Mountain State is sitting at 18,469. The cumulative percent positive remains at 5.62, while the daily percent positive dropped to 4.52 percent.

There are no new cases to report out of Summers County. Here is a breakdown of new cases throughout the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 15
  • Greenbrier: 9
  • McDowell: 10
  • Mercer: 14
  • Monroe: 2
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Wyoming: 10

Summers County has moved from green to yellow on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,130), Berkeley (9,072), Boone (1,460), Braxton (749), Brooke (1,930), Cabell (7,218), Calhoun (215), Clay (359), Doddridge (421), Fayette (2,447), Gilmer (657), Grant (1,007), Greenbrier (2,295), Hampshire (1,413), Hancock (2,511), Hardy (1,231), Harrison (4,561), Jackson (1,579), Jefferson (3,381), Kanawha (11,269), Lewis (878), Lincoln (1,139), Logan (2,492), Marion (3,427), Marshall (2,864), Mason (1,688), McDowell (1,278), Mercer (3,960), Mineral (2,519), Mingo (1,968), Monongalia (7,224), Monroe (892), Morgan (876), Nicholas (1,074), Ohio (3,431), Pendleton (591), Pleasants (776), Pocahontas (564), Preston (2,443), Putnam (3,906), Raleigh (4,254), Randolph (2,250), Ritchie (573), Roane (470), Summers (680), Taylor (1,030), Tucker (471), Tyler (585), Upshur (1,534), Wayne (2,429), Webster (263), Wetzel (1,022), Wirt (331), Wood (6,611), Wyoming (1,646).

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 County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been a total of 1,943,848 confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 122,470 total cases. This is a 535 case increase since yesterday’s update.

Recoveries across West Virginia have continued to increase, with 1,343 more recoveries than yesterday. The recovery total currently sits at 101,200 recovered West Virginians. The DHHR confirmed 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, putting the total number of deaths in WV at 2,058.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 73-year old male from Marion County, a 76-year old male from Mingo County, a 93-year old male from Putnam County, a 70-year old male from Kanawha County, a 59-year old female from Berkeley County, a 62-year old female from Kanawha County, a 91-year old male from Kanawha County, a 74-year old male from Raleigh County, an 86-year old female from Mingo County, an 81-year old male from Mingo County, a 62-year old male from Raleigh County, a 76-year old female from McDowell County, a 70-year old male from Kanawha County, a 70-year old male from Preston County, a 78-year old female from Upshur County, a 70-year old male from Berkeley County, a 76-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old male from Raleigh County, a 79-year old female from Preston County, a 71-year old female from Raleigh County, an 80-year old female from Cabell County, a 71-year old male from Wood County, a 72-year old male from Monroe County, a 93-year old male from Wood County, a 67-year old female from Upshur County, a 77-year old female from Taylor County, and a 59-year old female from Marion County.

“We offer our deepest condolences as our state grieves more losses due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

When it comes to vaccine administration, West Virginia received no new doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Even with no doses coming in, the Mountain State continued to vaccinate. Another 901 West Virginians received their first dose of the vaccine. A total of 196,726 first round vaccine doses have been administered. There were 2,576 additional second round vaccine doses administered across the state. This makes 73,524 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

The active case total continues to drop, with 835 less cases than yesterday. The total number of active cases is currently sitting at 19,212. The daily percent positive rose back up to 5.91 percent, while the cumulative percent positive remains at 5.62.

Here is a breakdown of new cases being reported out of the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 15
  • Greenbrier: 18
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 21
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 21

Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties are now colored orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,120), Berkeley (9,031), Boone (1,454), Braxton (747), Brooke (1,921), Cabell (7,201), Calhoun (215), Clay (357), Doddridge (417), Fayette (2,432), Gilmer (656), Grant (1,005), Greenbrier (2,286), Hampshire (1,408), Hancock (2,501), Hardy (1,226), Harrison (4,529), Jackson (1,571), Jefferson (3,377), Kanawha (11,206), Lewis (866), Lincoln (1,134), Logan (2,469), Marion (3,394), Marshall (2,855), Mason (1,678), McDowell (1,268), Mercer (3,946), Mineral (2,514), Mingo (1,955), Monongalia (7,183), Monroe (890), Morgan (878), Nicholas (1,069), Ohio (3,427), Pendleton (587), Pleasants (775), Pocahontas (563), Preston (2,436), Putnam (3,891), Raleigh (4,237), Randolph (2,245), Ritchie (571), Roane (466), Summers (680), Taylor (1,028), Tucker (463), Tyler (582), Upshur (1,517), Wayne (2,416), Webster (260), Wetzel (1,016), Wirt (329), Wood (6,586), Wyoming (1,636).

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 Clay, Jackson and Morgan counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,935,299 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 121,935 total cases. This is a 510 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 2,075 West Virginians recovered from the virus. The total number of recoveries sits at 99,857. The DHHR reports another three deaths since yesterday’s update.

DHHR confirms the deaths of a 61-year old male from Berkeley County, a 64-year old male from Harrison County, and an 82-year old male from Monongalia County.

“As we continue the fight against this pandemic, we are devastated by the loss of more West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge all West Virginians to follow the health and safety recommendations and extend deepest sympathy to families grieving.”

In a vaccine administration update, West Virginia received another 27,300 first round doses of the coronavirus vaccine. An additional 1,337 West Virginians received their first vaccine dose putting the total number of administered first round doses at 195,825. The Mountain State received 22,908 more secondary doses of the vaccine. With 121,408 second round vaccines being received, there are 70,948 West Virginians that are fully vaccinated with both doses.

Active cases dropped by 568 cases, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 20,047. The daily percent positive dropped to 5.33 percent while the cumulative percent positive sits at 5.62.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • McDowell: 6
  • Mercer: 13
  • Monroe: 2
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 22

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,117), Berkeley (8,993), Boone (1,446), Braxton (746), Brooke (1,920), Cabell (7,167), Calhoun (214), Clay (358), Doddridge (416), Fayette (2,417), Gilmer (592), Grant (1,003), Greenbrier (2,268), Hampshire (1,400), Hancock (2,495), Hardy (1,223), Harrison (4,512), Jackson (1,576), Jefferson (3,366), Kanawha (11,169), Lewis (863), Lincoln (1,134), Logan (2,457), Marion (3,381), Marshall (2,838), Mason (1,671), McDowell (1,265), Mercer (3,937), Mineral (2,510), Mingo (1,944), Monongalia (7,153), Monroe (887), Morgan (883), Nicholas (1,063), Ohio (3,415), Pendleton (583), Pleasants (775), Pocahontas (561), Preston (2,433), Putnam (3,872), Raleigh (4,216), Randolph (2,230), Ritchie (568), Roane (466), Summers (677), Taylor (1,027), Tucker (460), Tyler (577), Upshur (1,506), Wayne (2,405), Webster (259), Wetzel (1,014), Wirt (329), Wood (6,563), Wyoming (1,615).

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 and Grant counties in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,926,680 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 121,425 cases. This is only a 424 case increase since Sunday’s update,

The DHHR reported zero recoveries in this morning’s update. There were only four additional deaths confirmed by the DHHR.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 63-year old male from Fayette County, a 93-year old male from Cabell County, a 78-year old female from Wetzel County, and a 79-year old male from Wood County.

“We send our deepest condolences to these families as they navigate the loss of their loved ones,” said Bill. J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases continue to fall across the Mountain State with 580 less cases than yesterday’s DHHR report. The daily percent positive rose to 8.03 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to steadily increase, rising to 5.62 percent.

In the last 24 hours, West Virginia has received no additional vaccine doses. Even with no new doses coming in, the state continued to vaccinate. There were 369 more West Virginians to receive their first dose of the vaccine. This puts the total number of first doses administered at 194,488. When it comes to secondary doses, an additional 162 people became fully vaccinated. This makes the total of fully vaccinated West Virginians at 68,392.

There are no new cases to reports out of Monroe and Pocahontas Counties. Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 10
  • Greenbrier: 11
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 10
  • Raleigh: 13
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming: 10

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,113), Berkeley (8,972), Boone (1,431), Braxton (749), Brooke (1,920), Cabell (7,119), Calhoun (214), Clay (355), Doddridge (412), Fayette (2,398), Gilmer (589), Grant (1,007), Greenbrier (2,264), Hampshire (1,398), Hancock (2,489), Hardy (1,221), Harrison (4,491), Jackson (1,566), Jefferson (3,360), Kanawha (11,130), Lewis (855), Lincoln (1,129), Logan (2,444), Marion (3,371), Marshall (2,823), Mason (1,648), McDowell (1,259), Mercer (3,924), Mineral (2,503), Mingo (1,927), Monongalia (7,138), Monroe (885), Morgan (880), Nicholas (1,059), Ohio (3,411), Pendleton (575), Pleasants (772), Pocahontas (556), Preston (2,431), Putnam (3,843), Raleigh (4,199), Randolph (2,214), Ritchie (567), Roane (464), Summers (675), Taylor (1,020), Tucker (459), Tyler (576), Upshur (1,497), Wayne (2,389), Webster (257), Wetzel (1013), Wirt (328), Wood (6,543), Wyoming (1,593).

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 Jackson County in this report.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State continue to decline.

The DHHR reports nine new deaths since Saturday mornings update. The death toll now stands at 2,024.

The DHHR confirms the deaths of an 85-year old female from Kanawha County, a 47-year old male from Pleasants County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Kanawha County, a 57-year old male from Wood County, a 59-year old female from Berkeley County, a 74-year old female from Boone County, a 74-year old male from Marion County, and a 76-year old male from Jefferson County.   

“The continued loss of beloved family members, neighbors and friends leaves a void in our hearts and in our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We must work together and take every precaution to prevent further spread of COVID-19.”

The number of active cases continues to decrease. The DHHR reports active cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State dropped by 612, bringing the total number of active cases to 21,195. There are 661 new cases of the coronavirus in West Virginia, bringing the total number of cases to 121,001.

Both the daily percent positive and the cumulative percent positive rates are on the rise. The daily percent positive now stands at 6.49 percent, while the cumulative percent positive is at 5.61. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 12
  • Greenbrier: 17
  • McDowell: 14
  • Mercer: 18
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 40
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 12

The number of West Virginians to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination increased to 194,119. There are 68,230 West Virginians who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. On the County Alert System, Mercer County rose back into the Yellow Category. Pocahontas moved into the Orange. Kanawha County is now Gold.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,106), Berkeley (8,940), Boone (1,428), Braxton (744), Brooke (1,910), Cabell (7,100), Calhoun (214), Clay (352), Doddridge (406), Fayette (2,388), Gilmer (587), Grant (1,000), Greenbrier (2,253), Hampshire (1,395), Hancock (2,485), Hardy (1,219), Harrison (4,457), Jackson (1,573), Jefferson (3,351), Kanawha (11,088), Lewis (851), Lincoln (1,129), Logan (2,433), Marion (3,364), Marshall (2,816), Mason (1,634), McDowell (1,256), Mercer (3,914), Mineral (2,488), Mingo (1,925), Monongalia (7,114), Monroe (885), Morgan (880), Nicholas (1,055), Ohio (3,397), Pendleton (567), Pleasants (772), Pocahontas (556), Preston (2,425), Putnam (3,835), Raleigh (4,186), Randolph (2,209), Ritchie (565), Roane (464), Summers (671), Taylor (1,017), Tucker (457), Tyler (573), Upshur (1,492), Wayne (2,372), Webster (257), Wetzel (1005), Wirt (328), Wood (6,530), Wyoming (1,583).

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 Jackson County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov.


10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports the number of COVID-19 fatalities in the Mountain State rose by nine. The death toll now stands at 2,015.

The DHHR confirms the deaths of a 68-year old female from Monongalia County, a 92-year old male from Wayne County, a 66-year old male from Boone County, a 78-year old male from Wirt County, a 67-year old male from Grant County, an 87-year old female from Cabell County, a 67-year old female from Mercer County, an 87-year old female from Lincoln County, and a 69-year old male from Pleasants County.

“We are very sorry to report more tragic news concerning the death toll in West Virginia,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Each life lost to this disease is a tragedy. We send our thoughts and sympathies to the families.”

The number of active cases fell by 765, bringing the total number of active cases down to 21,807. There are 873 new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia. The total number of coronavirus cases now stands at 120,340. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 23
  • Greenbrier: 15
  • McDowell: 10
  • Mercer: 9
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 39
  • Summers: 5
  • Wyoming: 9

The number of West Virginians who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine increased to 192,781. The amount of people fully vaccinated now stands at 66,177. On the County Alert System, Mercer County dropped into the Green Category.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,100), Berkeley (8,885), Boone (1,424), Braxton (743), Brooke (1,909), Cabell (7,038), Calhoun (213), Clay (352), Doddridge (405), Fayette (2,376), Gilmer (584), Grant (991), Greenbrier (2,236), Hampshire (1,388), Hancock (2,481), Hardy (1,215), Harrison (4,440), Jackson (1,592), Jefferson (3,324), Kanawha (11,053), Lewis (845), Lincoln (1,128), Logan (2,412), Marion (3,334), Marshall (2,796), Mason (1,586), McDowell (1,242), Mercer (3,896), Mineral (2,476), Mingo (1,918), Monongalia (7,076), Monroe (884), Morgan (875), Nicholas (1,046), Ohio (3,385), Pendleton (566), Pleasants (768), Pocahontas (556), Preston (2,419), Putnam (3,818), Raleigh (4,146), Randolph (2,210), Ritchie (559), Roane (464), Summers (668), Taylor (1,013), Tucker (454), Tyler (569), Upshur (1,483), Wayne (2,352), Webster (248), Wetzel (997), Wirt (327), Wood (6,504), Wyoming (1,571).

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 COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov.


10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021: The number of COVID-19 fatalities in West Virginia rose be 23 on Friday. That brings the death toll to 2006. Among those who passed away are two people from Mercer County, and one each from McDowell and Raleigh Counties.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old male from Taylor County, a 64-year old male from Tyler County, a 68-year old male from Wood County, a 78-year old female from Wood County, an 82-year old male from Kanawha County, an 89-year old female from Wood County, an 86-year old female from Harrison County, a 69-year old female from Mercer County, a 67-year old male from Cabell County, a 74-year old male from McDowell County, a 64-year old female from Wood County, an 84-year old female from Raleigh County, a 79-year old male from Kanawha County, a 67-year old male from Randolph County, a 71-year old male from Wood County, a 73-year old male from Logan County, a 71-year old male from Barbour County, a 76-year old male from Harrison County, a 57-year old female from Mercer County, a 67-year old male from Lincoln County, a 69-year old female from Monongalia County, a 49-year old male from Jefferson County, and a 78-year old female from Wayne County.

“It is difficult to report additional losses of West Virginians due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “Our hearts go out to their family and friends, and we will continue to work toward a day where no one dies from this virus.”

The good news is the number of active cases in the Mountain State continues to fall. It went down by 570 to 22,570. There were 1,452 people who recovered from the illness, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 94,891.

Another 905 cases of the virus were identified by testing for a total of 119,467. The cumulative percent positive is still holding at 5.60 according to the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). The daily percent positive fell to 4.66. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 12
  • Greenbrier: 16
  • McDowell: 12
  • Mercer: 23
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 69
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming 18

The vaccination program showed thousands more who received both the first dose and who are now fully vaccinated. Those who received the first dose increased by 8,073 to 183,390. There are another 7,306 people who are fully vaccinated. That number stands at 59,047. Here is a look at the County Alert System map for Friday. Summers County moved to Green due to percent positivity. It also moved to orange on the infection rate metric.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,098), Berkeley (8,813), Boone (1,414), Braxton (740), Brooke (1,902), Cabell (6,999), Calhoun (211), Clay (349), Doddridge (402), Fayette (2,353), Gilmer (567), Grant (986), Greenbrier (2,221), Hampshire (1,365), Hancock (2,466), Hardy (1,201), Harrison (4,407), Jackson (1,579), Jefferson (3,299), Kanawha (10,992), Lewis (838), Lincoln (1,124), Logan (2,398), Marion (3,290), Marshall (2,771), Mason (1,528), McDowell (1,232), Mercer (3,887), Mineral (2,466), Mingo (1,906), Monongalia (7,029), Monroe (879), Morgan (863), Nicholas (1,041), Ohio (3,361), Pendleton (557), Pleasants (766), Pocahontas (555), Preston (2,408), Putnam (3,802), Raleigh (4,107), Randolph (2,196), Ritchie (556), Roane (462), Summers (663), Taylor (1,004), Tucker (451), Tyler (566), Upshur (1,471), Wayne (2,331), Webster (247), Wetzel (991), Wirt (325), Wood (6,470), Wyoming (1,562).

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 and Jackson counties in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov.


10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced another 30 people passed away from COVID-19 in the Mountain State. That brings the total fatalities to 1,983.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 70-year old female from Jefferson County, a 59-year old female from McDowell County, a 92-year old female from Hancock County, a 66-year old male from Monongalia County, a 70-year old male from Mercer County, a 74-year old male from Hampshire County, a 74-year old female from Ohio County, an 82-year old male from Upshur County, a 74-year old male from Berkeley County, a 73-year old male from Harrison County, a 68-year old male from Raleigh County, a 53-year old female from Marshall County, an 89-year old female from Mercer County, a 91-year old female from Harrison County, a 60-year old male from Hancock County, a 65-year old male from Cabell County, a 66-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Mercer County, a 57-year old female from Preston County, a 59-year old female from Upshur County, an 84-year old female from Marshall County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, a 70-year old female from Upshur County, an 83-year old female from Cabell County, a 78-year old male from Harrison County, a 69-year old female from Putnam County, a 78-year old male from Ohio County, a 79-year old male from Ohio County, an 83-year old female from Mason County, and a 72-year old female from Fayette County.

“The continued loss of West Virginians weighs heavily on all of us, with the greatest sadness borne by family and friends,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “During this difficult time for our state and nation, we extend our deepest sympathy.”

The number of active cases fell by 431 to 23,140. There were 1,188 people who recovered from the virus for a total of 93,439 since the pandemic began. Another 787 new cases of the virus were identified. Here is the breakdown of those in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 7
  • Greenbrier: 18
  • McDowell: 19
  • Mercer: 17
  • Monroe: 4
  • Pocahontas: 6
  • Raleigh: 16
  • Summers: 2
  • Wyoming: 13

The cumulative percent positive remained steady at 5.60 and the daily percent positive fell to 4.82. An additional 4,082 West Virginians received the first dose of the vaccine bringing that total to 175,317. There are 5,647 more people who are now fully vaccinated for a total of 51,741.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,094), Berkeley (8,762), Boone (1,411), Braxton (745), Brooke (1,884), Cabell (6,936), Calhoun (209), Clay (342), Doddridge (402), Fayette (2,341), Gilmer (562), Grant (981), Greenbrier (2,205), Hampshire (1,362), Hancock (2,451), Hardy (1,187), Harrison (4,384), Jackson (1,580), Jefferson (3,270), Kanawha (10,920), Lewis (823), Lincoln (1,118), Logan (2,349), Marion (3,255), Marshall (2,740), Mason (1,519), McDowell (1,220), Mercer (3,864), Mineral (2,455), Mingo (1,896), Monongalia (6,944), Monroe (876), Morgan (858), Nicholas (1,036), Ohio (3,334), Pendleton (545), Pleasants (764), Pocahontas (554), Preston (2,392), Putnam (3,778), Raleigh (4,038), Randolph (2,173), Ritchie (553), Roane (460), Summers (659), Taylor (996), Tucker (449), Tyler (563), Upshur (1,462), Wayne (2,318), Webster (245), Wetzel (987), Wirt (325), Wood (6,442), Wyoming (1,544).

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 COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. Those who have already been placed on a waitlist through their local health department or other medical provider, as well as those who have already received their first vaccine dose, will be integrated into this new system and do not need to pre-register.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been a total of 1,867,235 confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 117,775 total cases. This is 797 more cases than yesterday’s update.

There were another 1,376 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries since the beginning of the pandemic at 92,251. An additional 25 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 has reached 1,953.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year old male from Doddridge County, a 77-year old female from Wyoming County, an 86-year old female from Mineral County, a 70-year old male from Hardy County, a 91-year old female from Brooke County, a 66-year old male from Ohio County, a 69-year old female from Cabell County, an 83-year old female from Mercer County, an 83-year old female from Wood County, a 78-year old male from Hampshire County, a 70-year old female from Cabell County, a 68-year old female from Mineral County, a 74-year old male from Kanawha County, a 57-year old male from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Cabell County, an 81-year old male from Mason County, a 77-year old male from Berkeley County, a 72-year old male from Nicholas County, a 76-year old female from Hardy County, a 56-year old female from Upshur County, a 65-year old male from Raleigh County, an 85-year old male from Logan County, a 74-year old female from Mason County, an 82-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 87-year old male from Kanawha County.

“With a heavy heart, we share this solemn news of more lives lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sympathies to the families affected.”

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received 179,900 first doses of the coronavirus vaccine and 98,500 secondary doses. The DHHR reports 2,008 more first round doses have been administered, putting the total amount of initial doses administered at 171,235. There were an additional 2,446 people to receive their second dose of the vaccine. This makes 46,094 West Virginians fully vaccinated with both doses.

Active cases drop yet again with the 604 less cases than yesterday. The total number of active cases in WV sit at 23,571. The daily percent positive lowered to 6.03 percent.

There are no new cases to report in Pocahontas County. Here is a breakdown of new case across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 13
  • Greenbrier: 9
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 16
  • Monroe: 10
  • Raleigh: 28
  • Summers: 5
  • Wyoming: 18

There are no changes among the southeastern WV counties on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,084), Berkeley (8,702), Boone (1,402), Braxton (739), Brooke (1,878), Cabell (6,899), Calhoun (205), Clay (339), Doddridge (399), Fayette (2,334), Gilmer (560), Grant (965), Greenbrier (2,187), Hampshire (1,343), Hancock (2,438), Hardy (1,179), Harrison (4,351), Jackson (1,570), Jefferson (3,248), Kanawha (10,872), Lewis (812), Lincoln (1,113), Logan (2,322), Marion (3,228), Marshall (2,724), Mason (1,509), McDowell (1,201), Mercer (3,847), Mineral (2,450), Mingo (1,886), Monongalia (6,906), Monroe (872), Morgan (858), Nicholas (1,023), Ohio (3,315), Pendleton (536), Pleasants (761), Pocahontas (548), Preston (2,382), Putnam (3,753), Raleigh (4,022), Randolph (2,155), Ritchie (544), Roane (453), Summers (657), Taylor (980), Tucker (442), Tyler (557), Upshur (1,451), Wayne (2,308), Webster (242), Wetzel (977), Wirt (322), Wood (6,394), Wyoming (1,531).

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 Doddridge County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. Those who have already been placed on a waitlist through their local health department or other medical provider, as well as those who have already received their first vaccine dose, will be integrated into this new system and do not need to pre-register.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,857,255 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, 116,978 total cases across the state. This is a 1,139 case increase since yesterday.

Recoveries continue to rise with 1,300 more West Virginians recovering from the virus. The total number of recoveries since the start of the pandemic is up to 90,875. The DHHR confirmed 29 additional deaths in the last 24 hours. This puts the total number of deaths in WV up to 1,928.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 70-year old male from Berkeley County, an 84-year old male from Mingo County, an 80-year old male from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Berkeley County, a 69-year old female from Mercer County, a 78-year old male from Greenbrier County, an 89-year old female from Berkeley County, an 83-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 83-year old male from Raleigh County, a 78-year old male from Jackson County, a 70-year old male from Berkeley County, an 86-year old male from Mercer County, a 73-year old female from Kanawha County, an 80-year old female from Fayette County, an 87-year old female from Mercer County, a 74-year old male from Monongalia County, a 79-year old male from Berkeley County, a 63-year old male from Lincoln County, an 84-year old female from Berkeley County, a 75-year old female from Barbour County, a 92-year old female from Ohio County, a 76-year old male from Morgan County, an 81-year old female from Taylor County, a 65-year old female from Mercer County, a 96-year old female from Wood County, a 46-year old male from Kanawha County, a 93-year old female from Mercer County, a 77-year old female from Monongalia County, and a 70-year old female from Monongalia County.

“Protecting the health, safety and well-being of every West Virginian is our ultimate goal,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “In these days of sadness, we must find the strength to support our friends and neighbors while continuing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing safety measures we know work: wearing masks, washing hands, keeping a safe physical distance from others, and when possible, staying home.”

Active cases drop yet again with 190 less cases than yesterday. The total number of active cases across the Mountain State currently sits at 24,175. The cumulative percent positive is up to 5.59 percent, while the daily percent positive dropped down to 7.02.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 23
  • Greenbrier: 23
  • McDowell: 5
  • Mercer: 12
  • Monroe: 10
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 6

Summers County has changed from gold to yellow on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,080), Berkeley (8,630), Boone (1,391), Braxton (730), Brooke (1,861), Cabell (6,849), Calhoun (204), Clay (334), Doddridge (395), Fayette (2,321), Gilmer (559), Grant (959), Greenbrier (2,178), Hampshire (1,332), Hancock (2,417), Hardy (1,173), Harrison (4,320), Jackson (1,560), Jefferson (3,223), Kanawha (10,791), Lewis (802), Lincoln (1,112), Logan (2,297), Marion (3,199), Marshall (2,694), Mason (1,499), McDowell (1,198), Mercer (3,831), Mineral (2,441), Mingo (1,875), Monongalia (6,871), Monroe (862), Morgan (854), Nicholas (1,016), Ohio (3,293), Pendleton (533), Pleasants (761), Pocahontas (548), Preston (2,378), Putnam (3,735), Raleigh (3,994), Randolph (2,132), Ritchie (539), Roane (446), Summers (652), Taylor (975), Tucker (442), Tyler (550), Upshur (1,435), Wayne (2,283), Webster (241), Wetzel (973), Wirt (320), Wood (6,377), Wyoming (1,513).

In a vaccination update, West Virginia has received an additional 23,600 first round doses of the coronavirus vaccine. According to the DHHR Vaccine Summary Dashboard, 169,227 total West Virginians have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Of the 98,500 total secondary vaccines received by WV, there are 43,648 West Virginians that are fully vaccinated with both doses.

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 Doddridge County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. Those who have already been placed on a waitlist through their local health department or other medical provider, as well as those who have already received their first vaccine dose, will be integrated into this new system and do not need to pre-register.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,842,725 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 115,839 total cases. This is 532 more cases than yesterday’s update.

The DHHR reports another 642 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus. The recovery total since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 89,575. An additional four deaths were confirmed by the DHHR, putting the total number of deaths at 1,899.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 78-year old female from Fayette County, a 68-year old male from Jackson County, a 94-year old male from Fayette County and a 56-year old female from Cabell County.

“Each death of a West Virginian is a loss if felt by all,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sincere condolences to these families and encourage continued abidance of the guidelines and safety measures.”

Active cases continue to drop, with 114 less cases than yesterday. There are a total of 24,365 active cases in West Virginia. The daily percent positive jumped back up to 8.43 percent. The cumulative percent positive slightly rose to 5.57 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 5
  • Greenbrier: 12
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 11
  • Monroe: 2
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 38
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 15

There are no changes to the DHHR’s County Alert System in the last 24 hours.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,065), Berkeley (8,566), Boone (1,377), Braxton (726), Brooke (1,851), Cabell (6,782), Calhoun (203), Clay (324), Doddridge (397), Fayette (2,298), Gilmer (555), Grant (947), Greenbrier (2,155), Hampshire (1,324), Hancock (2,396), Hardy (1,162), Harrison (4,253), Jackson (1,547), Jefferson (3,182), Kanawha (10,718), Lewis (786), Lincoln (1,100), Logan (2,250), Marion (3,139), Marshall (2,675), Mason (1,488), McDowell (1,193), Mercer (3,819), Mineral (2,415), Mingo (1,866), Monongalia (6,839), Monroe (852), Morgan (848), Nicholas (1,005), Ohio (3,231), Pendleton (528), Pleasants (752), Pocahontas (547), Preston (2,365), Putnam (3,674), Raleigh (3,950), Randolph (2,106), Ritchie (530), Roane (445), Summers (649), Taylor (957), Tucker (438), Tyler (546), Upshur (1,420), Wayne (2,245), Webster (236), Wetzel (955), Wirt (310), Wood (6,345), Wyoming (1,507).

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 Webster County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at vaccinate.wv.gov. Those who have already been placed on a waitlist through their local health department or other medical provider, as well as those who have already received their first vaccine dose, will be integrated into this new system and do not need to pre-register.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,837,747 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 115,307 total cases. This is a 555 case increase in 24 hours.

There are 38, 843 people in West Virginia fully vaccinated and 165, 627 people who received the first dose.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 54-year old male from Berkeley County, a 79-year old female from Wood County, an 81-year old male from Mason County, an 81-year old male from Harrison County, a 96-year old male from Wood County, a 74-year old male from Marshall County, a 74-year old male from Harrison County, an 84-year old male from Kanawha County, a 79-year old female from Wood County, an 89-year old male from Harrison County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, a 71-year old male from Mason County, a 62-year old female from Marion County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, a 58-year old male from Hancock County, a 68-year old male from McDowell County, a 59-year old female from Wood County, a 76-year old female from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Ohio County, an 83-year old male from Wood County, a 64-year old male from McDowell County, a 75-year old female from Hampshire County, and a 92-year old female from Kanawha County. These 23 deaths bring the death toll to 1,895.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our deepest sympathies to all connected to these individuals.”

The daily percent positive increased to 7.15 percent, while the cumulative percent positive increased to 5.56 percent. West Virginia is continuing to see a drop in active cases with 377 less active cases being reported today. The total number of active cases in WV is down to 24,479. There have been 88, 933 recoveries.

There are no new cases in Pocahontas county. Here is a breakdown of new cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 6
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 13
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 29
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 15

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,062), Berkeley (8,525), Boone (1,371), Braxton (723), Brooke (1,847), Cabell (6,744), Calhoun (202), Clay (324), Doddridge (395), Fayette (2,293), Gilmer (553), Grant (947), Greenbrier (2,143), Hampshire (1,316), Hancock (2,393), Hardy (1,150), Harrison (4,233), Jackson (1,541), Jefferson (3,170), Kanawha (10,678), Lewis (785), Lincoln (1,095), Logan (2,231), Marion (3,137), Marshall (2,652), Mason (1,478), McDowell (1,186), Mercer (3,808), Mineral (2,410), Mingo (1,858), Monongalia (6,793), Monroe (850), Morgan (848), Nicholas (997), Ohio (3,224), Pendleton (523), Pleasants (752), Pocahontas (545), Preston (2,341), Putnam (3,663), Raleigh (3,912), Randolph (2,095), Ritchie (528), Roane (443), Summers (646), Taylor (957), Tucker (433), Tyler (542), Upshur (1,417), Wayne (2,231), Webster (237), Wetzel (953), Wirt (309), Wood (6,326), Wyoming (1,492).

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, Jackson, and Wirt counties in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,831,351 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 114,752 total cases. This is a 1,137 case increase in 24 hours.

There are 38, 744 people in West Virginia fully vaccinated and 158, 476 people who received the first dose.

The DHHR said a death reported on January 12, 2021 of a 72-year old female from Upshur County was reported in error and has been removed from the total death count.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 80-year old male from Summers County, an 88-year old male from Summers County, a 65-year old female from Cabell County, an 87-year old male from Hampshire County, an 83-year old male from Wood County, an 84-year old male from Wood County, a 69-year old male from Pleasants County, a 64-year old female from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Harrison County, a 69-year old female from Preston County, a 65-year old male from Nicholas County, a 95-year old male from Lewis County, a 68-year old male from Preston County, a 62-year old male from Wood County, an 89-year old female from Wood County, an 81-year old female from Wyoming County, and a 70-year old female from Logan County. The death toll is now 1, 872.

“We mourn the tragic loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. 

The daily percent positive increased to 6.38 percent, while the cumulative percent positive increased to 5.55. West Virginia is continuing to see a drop in active cases with 486 less cases being reported today. The total number of active cases in WV is down to 24,856.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 44
  • Greenbrier: 11
  • McDowell: 10
  • Mercer: 25
  • Monroe: 4
  • Pocahontas: 14
  • Raleigh: 28
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 1

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,057), Berkeley (8,469), Boone (1,372), Braxton (721), Brooke (1,837), Cabell (6,728), Calhoun (202), Clay (324), Doddridge (393), Fayette (2,274), Gilmer (549), Grant (946), Greenbrier (2,137), Hampshire (1,302), Hancock (2,380), Hardy (1,136), Harrison (4,215), Jackson (1,545), Jefferson (3,139), Kanawha (10,628), Lewis (782), Lincoln (1,093), Logan (2,218), Marion (3,122), Marshall (2,640), Mason (1,470), McDowell (1,183), Mercer (3,795), Mineral (2,403), Mingo (1,847), Monongalia (6,741), Monroe (849), Morgan (848), Nicholas (990), Ohio (3,218), Pendleton (518), Pleasants (749), Pocahontas (545), Preston (2,336), Putnam (3,647), Raleigh (3,883), Randolph (2,085), Ritchie (527), Roane (437), Summers (645), Taylor (955), Tucker (430), Tyler (540), Upshur (1,406), Wayne (2,220), Webster (236), Wetzel (952), Wirt (310), Wood (6,302), Wyoming (1,477).

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 COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,820,409 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 113,615 total cases. This is a 998 case increase in 24 hours.

Recoveries continue to increase across the Mountain State, with an additional 1,386 recoveries reported this morning. This brings the total number of people to recover from the coronavirus at 86,417. The DHHR confirmed only seven deaths related to COVID-19, putting the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic at 1,856.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 64-year old male from Barbour County, an 86-year old female from Mercer County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, an 84-year old female from Cabell County, a 74-year old male from McDowell County, a 97-year old female from Hancock County, and an 84-year old female from Pendleton County.

“Today was another hard day as people cope with the loss of loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “These are not numbers. These are people—mothers, fathers, grandparents, brothers, and sisters. Our deepest condolences go out to the families who have lost loved ones in this pandemic.”

The daily percent positive dropped to 4.93 percent, while the cumulative percent positive remained at 5.52. West Virginia is continuing to see a drop in active cases with 395 less cases being reported today. The total number of active cases in WV is down to 25,342.

There are no new cases to report out of Summers County. Here is a breakdown of new cases across the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 12
  • Greenbrier: 26
  • McDowell: 7
  • Mercer: 16
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 58
  • Wyoming: 13

Mercer County has changed from gold to yellow on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,037), Berkeley (8,381), Boone (1,355), Braxton (720), Brooke (1,828), Cabell (6,666), Calhoun (194), Clay (322), Doddridge (376), Fayette (2,230), Gilmer (542), Grant (939), Greenbrier (2,126), Hampshire (1,288), Hancock (2,379), Hardy (1,135), Harrison (4,180), Jackson (1,531), Jefferson (3,112), Kanawha (10,577), Lewis (760), Lincoln (1,079), Logan (2,198), Marion (3,054), Marshall (2,624), Mason (1,452), McDowell (1,173), Mercer (3,770), Mineral (2,337), Mingo (1,835), Monongalia (6,689), Monroe (845), Morgan (838), Nicholas (981), Ohio (3,200), Pendleton (512), Pleasants (740), Pocahontas (531), Preston (2,315), Putnam (3,631), Raleigh (3,855), Randolph (2,026), Ritchie (526), Roane (435), Summers (642), Taylor (940), Tucker (428), Tyler (534), Upshur (1,358), Wayne (2,188), Webster (225), Wetzel (941), Wirt (309), Wood (6,256), Wyoming (1,470).

In a vaccination update the DHHR reported an additional 9,401 first round vaccine doses were administered across the state yesterday. This means 146,469 West Virginians have received at least one vaccine dose. With additional 3,869 secondary vaccine doses being administered, a total of 35,991 West Virginians are fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine.

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 Randolph County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,801,381 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 940 new cases reported since yesterday’s update. This brings the total number of cases in WV to 112,617.

There were 1,407 recoveries reported across the Mountain State. The total number of West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus is up to 85,031. The DHHR reported another 13 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths across West Virginia have risen to 1,849.

A report from Wednesday, January 20, when 21 deaths were added to the state’s death count, a 75-year old male from Pleasants County has been determined to be a duplicate and therefore reduced the total deaths to 1,835 prior to today’s report.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 93-year old female from Wood County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, a 54-year old male from Cabell County, a 66-year old male from Mercer County, an 81-year old male from Doddridge County, a 65-year old female from Kanawha County, a 66-year old male from Harrison County, a 74-year old female from Kanawha County, a 68-year old male from Wood County, a 36-year old female from Kanawha County, an 83-year old female from Wood County, an 84-year old male from Cabell County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, and a 58-year old female from Hancock County.

“This is another tragic day for West Virginia as the death toll continues to rise,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our hearts go out to these West Virginians and their families. Let’s continue taking every precaution we can to slow the spread of this disease.”

Active cases across the state continue to drop as vaccines continue to be administered. There was a 480 case decrease, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 25,737. The daily percent positive plateaued, remaining at 5.52 percent. The daily percent positive dropped down to 5.25 percent.

As of this morning’s 10 a.m. update, no additional vaccine doses have been received by WV since yesterday. Even with zero new vaccine doses received, West Virginia continued to administer vaccinate residents across the state. There were 3,031 more first round vaccine doses administered, putting the total number of initial doses given at 137,068. An additional 5,960 secondary vaccine doses were given, meaning that 32,122 West Virginians have been fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here is a breakdown of active cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 14
  • Greenbrier: 17
  • McDowell: 21
  • Mercer: 17
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 8
  • Raleigh: 28
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 8

McDowell County has switched from green to yellow on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Tucker County is the only county in the green across West Virginia.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,030), Berkeley (8,289), Boone (1,338), Braxton (718), Brooke (1,811), Cabell (6,604), Calhoun (194), Clay (310), Doddridge (375), Fayette (2,218), Gilmer (542), Grant (936), Greenbrier (2,100), Hampshire (1,278), Hancock (2,360), Hardy (1,119), Harrison (4,157), Jackson (1,526), Jefferson (3,072), Kanawha (10,483), Lewis (746), Lincoln (1,065), Logan (2,169), Marion (3,023), Marshall (2,612), Mason (1,432), McDowell (1,166), Mercer (3,754), Mineral (2,337), Mingo (1,803), Monongalia (6,648), Monroe (839), Morgan (833), Nicholas (966), Ohio (3,180), Pendleton (505), Pleasants (734), Pocahontas (529), Preston (2,305), Putnam (3,588), Raleigh (3,797), Randolph (2,032), Ritchie (516), Roane (421), Summers (642), Taylor (932), Tucker (427), Tyler (522), Upshur (1,333), Wayne (2,157), Webster (225), Wetzel (930), Wirt (305), Wood (6,227), Wyoming (1,457).

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 COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports there have been 1,784,787 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 111,677 total cases. This is an 857 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Another 1,294 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 83,624. There were 21 additional deaths related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths in WV since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 1,836.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 92-year old male from Fayette County, a 46-year old male from Raleigh County, a 78-year old male from Pleasants County, an 82-year old male from Wood County, an 86-year old female from Wyoming County, a 55-year old female from Mercer County, a 72-year old male from Mercer County, an 85-year old female from Jackson County, a 75-year old female from Berkeley County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, a 90-year old male from Putnam County, a 59-year old male from Cabell County, an 87-year old male from Mercer County, a 92-year old male from Harrison County, a 92-year old male from Fayette County, an 81-year old male from Mercer County, a 71-year old female from Fayette County, an 89-year old female from Mercer County, an 88-year old male from Preston County, an 81-year old male from Upshur County, and a 65-year old male from Marion County.

“We take the reporting of these deaths very seriously,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones, we also encourage all West Virginians to recognize the continued need to take every possible step to slow the spread of this disease.”

Active cases continue to drop with the current total sitting at 26,217, which is 458 less than yesterday’s update. The cumulative percent positive rose to 5.52, with the daily percent positive currently sitting at 7.70.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 23
  • Greenbrier: 16
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 15
  • Monroe: 12
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 45
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 8

McDowell County is the only county colored green on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,018), Berkeley (8,227), Boone (1,315), Braxton (694), Brooke (1,801), Cabell (6,556), Calhoun (191), Clay (306), Doddridge (369), Fayette (2,204), Gilmer (539), Grant (932), Greenbrier (2,083), Hampshire (1,257), Hancock (2,344), Hardy (1,107), Harrison (4,114), Jackson (1,510), Jefferson (3,059), Kanawha (10,439), Lewis (737), Lincoln (1,054), Logan (2,160), Marion (2,977), Marshall (2,593), Mason (1,405), McDowell (1,145), Mercer (3,737), Mineral (2,331), Mingo (1,795), Monongalia (6,574), Monroe (834), Morgan (830), Nicholas (957), Ohio (3,154), Pendleton (492), Pleasants (732), Pocahontas (521), Preston (2,266), Putnam (3,578), Raleigh (3,769), Randolph (2,008), Ritchie (508), Roane (410), Summers (641), Taylor (920), Tucker (422), Tyler (515), Upshur (1,307), Wayne (2,149), Webster (223), Wetzel (924), Wirt (303), Wood (6,192), Wyoming (1,449).

The DHHR reports there have been156,300 first round vaccine doses received by WV. Of these doses, 134,037 of them have been administered. West Virginia received 47,225 more secondary doses of the coronavirus vaccine. With the Mountain State receiving these vaccines, there were 1,981 more West Virginians to receive their second vaccine dose. A total of 26,162 people have been fully vaccinated since the start of the vaccine rollout.

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 COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,774,658 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 110,820 total cases confirmed. This is a 1,011 case increase since yesterday’s update.

There were 1,082 more recoveries across the state. The total number of West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus has reached 82,330. The DHHR confirmed an additional 31 deaths related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths related to the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic currently sits at 1,815.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 54-year old female from Kanawha County, an 80-year old male from Brooke County, an 89-year old male from Taylor County, a 61-year old female from Jefferson County, a 73-year old female from Cabell County, a 73-year old female from Kanawha County, a 59-year old male from Berkeley County, a 92-year old male from Mineral County, a 91-year old female from Wyoming County, a 71-year old male from Taylor County, a 70-year old male from Marshall County, a 65-year old male from Berkeley County, an 82-year old male from Berkeley County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, an 80-year old female from Kanawha County, a 57-year old female from Berkeley County, a 75-year old male from Monongalia County, a 68-year old male from Logan County, a 72-year old male from Wood County, a 77-year old female from Tucker County, a 72-year old female from Cabell County, an 85-year old female from Jefferson County, an 82-year old female from Berkeley County, a 71-year old male from Fayette County, a 91-year old female from Putnam County, an 83-year old male from Wood County, a 69-year old female from Putnam County, a 65-year old male from Putnam County, an 87-year old female from Wetzel County, and a 92-year old male from Greenbrier County.

“Each tragic death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We send our sympathy to these families and urge all West Virginians to continue following the guidelines to protect one another.”

The active cases dropped by 102, putting the total number of active cases at 26,675. The daily percent positive is currently at 6.24, while the cumulative percent positive sits at 5.50.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 14
  • Greenbrier: 11
  • McDowell: 6
  • Mercer: 32
  • Monroe: 18
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 51
  • Summers: 5
  • Wyoming: 15

Mercer County has shifted from orange to gold on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,016), Berkeley (8,148), Boone (1,302), Braxton (684), Brooke (1,787), Cabell (6,495), Calhoun (190), Clay (303), Doddridge (369), Fayette (2,181), Gilmer (536), Grant (925), Greenbrier (2,067), Hampshire (1,245), Hancock (2,330), Hardy (1,103), Harrison (4,069), Jackson (1,502), Jefferson (3,044), Kanawha (10,389), Lewis (735), Lincoln (1,049), Logan (2,145), Marion (2,944), Marshall (2,586), Mason (1,388), McDowell (1,141), Mercer (3,722), Mineral (2,321), Mingo (1,788), Monongalia (6,543), Monroe (822), Morgan (827), Nicholas (951), Ohio (3,127), Pendleton (481), Pleasants (726), Pocahontas (516), Preston (2,258), Putnam (3,550), Raleigh (3,724), Randolph (1,967), Ritchie (501), Roane (407), Summers (638), Taylor (915), Tucker (419), Tyler (506), Upshur (1,290), Wayne (2,125), Webster (223), Wetzel (905), Wirt (301), Wood (6,153), Wyoming (1,441).

The DHHR reports there have been 132,700 first round vaccine doses received by WV. Of these doses, 132,192 of them have been administered. This is 99.6 percent of all initial doses. Out of the 28,275 secondary doses received by the Mountain State, there have been 24,181 total second doses administered.

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 COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 2021: Eight more West Virginians fell victim to COVID-19 on Monday, according to the state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). This brought the death toll to 1,784 people.

These victims include an 85-year old Upshur County man, a 57-year old Wood County woman, a 57-year old Upshur County man, a 35-year old Wood County man, a 96-year old Brooke County woman, an 81-year old Hancock County woman, a 58-year old Morgan County man, and a 70-year Monongalia County man.

“As a state, we share in the sorrow of all who have lost a loved one to COVID-19, and promise to continue striving toward ending this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The DHHR reported 988 more cases over the past 24 hours, bringing West Virginia’s total to 109,809 cases. The state saw another drop in active cases. Monday’s report stated 81 less active cases, which leaves 26,777 remaining. 1,061 more people fully recovered statewide, bringing the total to 81,248. The daily percent positive increased to 6.19 percent, which did the same for the cumulative (5.49 percent).

Here is the breakdown of cases in the 59News viewing area:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 19
  • McDowell: 0
  • Mercer: 15
  • Monroe: 8
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 62
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming: 6

The DHHR’s county alert system is not updated to Monday’s data as of 10:55 a.m. We will post the updated map once available from the department’s website.

26 more West Virginians are fully vaccinated with their second dose (23,092), while 447 additional people got their first dose (130,600).

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,003), Berkeley (8,091), Boone (1,292), Braxton (676), Brooke (1,764), Cabell (6,458), Calhoun (188), Clay (301), Doddridge (365), Fayette (2,167), Gilmer (534), Grant (921), Greenbrier (2,056), Hampshire (1,231), Hancock (2,318), Hardy (1,087), Harrison (4,021), Jackson (1,488), Jefferson (3,019), Kanawha (10,336), Lewis (729), Lincoln (1,035), Logan (2,128), Marion (2,914), Marshall (2,554), Mason (1,366), McDowell (1,135), Mercer (3,690), Mineral (2,318), Mingo (1,770), Monongalia (6,500), Monroe (804), Morgan (819), Nicholas (937), Ohio (3,076), Pendleton (460), Pleasants (721), Pocahontas (511), Preston (2,234), Putnam (3,520), Raleigh (3,673), Randolph (1,933), Ritchie (497), Roane (403), Summers (633), Taylor (910), Tucker (417), Tyler (492), Upshur (1,274), Wayne (2,109), Webster (221), Wetzel (884), Wirt (293), Wood (6,107), Wyoming (1,426).

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 Clay County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms 15 new deaths since Saturday’s update. The death toll now stands at 1,776.

Among these deaths are a 72-year old male from Marshall County, a 73-year old male from Wood County, a 75-year old female from Berkeley County, a 70-year old female from Wood County, a 96-year old female from Ohio County, a 62-year old male from Raleigh County, an 88-year old female from Hardy County, a 73-year old male from Upshur County, an 84-year old male from Lewis County, a 79-year old female from Fayette County, an 81-year old male from Brooke County, a 95-year old male from Hardy County, an 89-year old female from Brooke County, a 92-year old female from Monongalia County, and an 85-year old male from Marshall County.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our deepest sympathies to these families.”

The DHHR reports a 697 increase of COVID-19 cases in the Mountain State, putting current total of coronavirus cases at 108,821. Active cases dropped to 26,858, an decrease of 669 since Saturday morning’s update. The daily percent positive rose to 5.07-percent. The cumulative percent positive rose as well, sitting at 5.48-percent.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 46
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 12
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 8
  • Raleigh: 17
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming: 21

Out of the 130,153 vaccine doses received by the state of West Virginia, 23,066 West Virginians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (998), Berkeley (7,982), Boone (1,285), Braxton (686), Brooke (1,741), Cabell (6,410), Calhoun (188), Clay (299), Doddridge (363), Fayette (2,151), Gilmer (532), Grant (919), Greenbrier (2,037), Hampshire (1,228), Hancock (2,317), Hardy (1,083), Harrison (3,971), Jackson (1,467), Jefferson (2,981), Kanawha (10,239), Lewis (719), Lincoln (1021), Logan (2,111), Marion (2,843), Marshall (2,538), Mason (1,325), McDowell (1,135), Mercer (3,675), Mineral (2,313), Mingo (1,757), Monongalia (6,432), Monroe (796), Morgan (813), Nicholas (935), Ohio (3,037), Pendleton (459), Pleasants (710), Pocahontas (509), Preston (2,213), Putnam (3,496), Raleigh (3,611), Randolph (1,929), Ritchie (494), Roane (399), Summers (629), Taylor (891), Tucker (417), Tyler (488), Upshur (1,268), Wayne (2,100), Webster (219), Wetzel (881), Wirt (291), Wood (6,070), Wyoming (1,420).

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 Clay County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms 28 new deaths in the past 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 1,761.

Among these deaths are a 66-year old male from Summers County, a 78-year old male from Tucker County, a 76-year old female from Hancock County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, a 65-year old male from Hancock County, a 67-year old female from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Hancock County, an 82-year old male from Jackson County, a 79-year old female from Upshur County, a 56-year old female from Barbour County, a 72-year old male from Cabell County, a 92-year old male from Mercer County, a 74-year old female from Harrison County, a 93-year old male from Hancock County, an 87-year old female from Hancock County, a 69-year old male from Kanawha County, a 95-year old female from Hancock County, a 72-year old female from McDowell County, a 79-year old female from Brooke County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, an 86-year old female from Fayette County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, an 84-year old female from Ohio County, an 83-year old female from Doddridge County, an 80-year old male from Kanawha County, an 85-year old female from Wayne County, an 88-year old female from Wood County, and a 56-year old male from Cabell County.

“The toll this virus has taken on our state also weighs heavily on our medical providers,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we remember each life and each family, we also remember those fighting to save them.”

The DHHR reports a 1,475 increase COVID-19 cases in the Mountain State, putting current total of coronavirus cases at 108,124. Active cases are up to 27,254, an increase of 238 since Friday morning’s update. The daily percent positive dropped to 4.54 percent. The cumulative percent positive stayed the same, sitting at 5.46 percent.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 27
  • Greenbrier: 13
  • McDowell: 6
  • Mercer: 47
  • Monroe: 9
  • Pocahontas: 37
  • Raleigh: 89
  • Summers: 15
  • Wyoming: 18

On the DHHR’s County Alert System, McDowell County moved from Gold to Yellow. Summers County moved from Red into the Orange. Fayette County is now in the Gold.

Out of the 127,931 vaccine doses received by the state of West Virginia, 22,966 West Virginians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (987), Berkeley (7,920), Boone (1,282), Braxton (674), Brooke (1,735), Cabell (6,383), Calhoun (187), Clay (300), Doddridge (342), Fayette (2,143), Gilmer (531), Grant (916), Greenbrier (2,024), Hampshire (1,217), Hancock (2,291), Hardy (1,078), Harrison (3,935), Jackson (1,452), Jefferson (2,964), Kanawha (10,176), Lewis (714), Lincoln (1015), Logan (2,104), Marion (2,801), Marshall (2,534), Mason (1,316), McDowell (1,131), Mercer (3,663), Mineral (2,305), Mingo (1,735), Monongalia (6,401), Monroe (793), Morgan (811), Nicholas (925), Ohio (3,025), Pendleton (450), Pleasants (710), Pocahontas (501), Preston (2,206), Putnam (3,475), Raleigh (3,594), Randolph (1,921), Ritchie (492), Roane (393), Summers (625), Taylor (889), Tucker (416), Tyler (481), Upshur (1,260), Wayne (2,089), Webster (219), Wetzel (873), Wirt (288), Wood (6,033), Wyoming (1,399).

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 Barbour County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,711,796 total confirmatory lab results results received for COVID-19, with 106,649 total cases. This is a 1,430 case increase since Thursday’s update.

There were 1,628 additional West Virginians to recover from the virus. This brings total number of recoveries across WV up to 77,900. The DHHR confirmed 31 more deaths related to the coronavirus, putting the total numbers of deaths at 1,733.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 86-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 86-year old female from Monongalia County, a 73-year old male from Marion County, a 90-year old female from Mercer County, an 87-year old female from Mercer County, a 67-year old male from Upshur County, a 92-year old male from Ohio County, a 72-year old male from Pleasants County, a 93-year old female from Wood County, a 94-year old female from Cabell County, a 78-year old female from Gilmer County, a 90-year old female from Wood County, a 47-year old female from Raleigh County, a 91-year old female from Wood County, a 72-year old male from Wood County, a 72-year old male from Wetzel County, an 81-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old female from Lewis County, a 95-year old female from Ohio County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 95-year old male from Cabell County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Tucker County, a 98-year old female from Wood County, a 71-year old male from Logan County, a 93-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 84-year old female from Kanawha County, an 88-year old male from Pleasants County, a 52-year old male from Marion County, an 80-year old male from Putnam County, and an 80-year old female from Putnam County.

“We are deeply saddened by this news, a loss to both the families and to our state.” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The DHHR reports a drop in active cases by 229, putting current total of active cases in WV at 27,016. The daily percent positive rose to 5.17 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to steadily increase, sitting at 5.46.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 31
  • Greenbrier: 17
  • McDowell: 11
  • Mercer: 21
  • Monroe: 8
  • Pocahontas: 13
  • Raleigh: 79
  • Summers: 14
  • Wyoming: 18

Summers County moved to red on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Greenbrier County is now colored orange after being in the red yesterday.

Of the 132,700 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine received by WV, 88.4 percent of these doses have been administered. There have been a total of 28,275 second round vaccines received, with 76.4 percent of these doses having been administered.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,005), Berkeley (7,839), Boone (1,266), Braxton (666), Brooke (1,719), Cabell (6,319), Calhoun (185), Clay (295), Doddridge (334), Fayette (2,116), Gilmer (514), Grant (910), Greenbrier (1,978), Hampshire (1,209), Hancock (2,265), Hardy (1,048), Harrison (3,862), Jackson (1,442), Jefferson (2,937), Kanawha (10,094), Lewis (705), Lincoln (997), Logan (2,073), Marion (2,714), Marshall (2,492), Mason (1,307), McDowell (1,125), Mercer (3,616), Mineral (2,291), Mingo (1,703), Monongalia (6,311), Monroe (784), Morgan (800), Nicholas (893), Ohio (2,991), Pendleton (430), Pleasants (704), Pocahontas (464), Preston (2,167), Putnam (3,444), Raleigh (3,505), Randolph (1,844), Ritchie (488), Roane (391), Summers (610), Taylor (881), Tucker (409), Tyler (472), Upshur (1,237), Wayne (2,056), Webster (216), Wetzel (868), Wirt (284), Wood (5,993), Wyoming (1,381).

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 Barbour County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021: Another 31 West Virginians have passed away from COVID-19. That brings the total deaths in the Mountain State to 1,702. Among the fatalities are two each from Mercer and Raleigh Counties and one from Wyoming County.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 95-year old female from Mercer County, a 79-year old female from Wood County, an 88-year old female from Mercer County, a 96-year old female from Harrison County, an 81-year old female from Kanawha County, a 68-year old male from Harrison County, a 72-year old male from Monongalia County, a 91-year old female from Jackson County, a 67-year old male from Raleigh County, a 72-year old male from Wyoming County, a 96-year old female from Kanawha County, a 40-year old female from Raleigh County, an 84-year old female from Cabell County, a 71-year old male from Wood County, a 79-year old male from Wood County, a 63-year old male from Berkeley County, a 90-year old female from Cabell County, a 74-year old female from Kanawha County, a 79-year old female from Wood County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, a 91-year old female from Upshur County, an 80-year old male from Mason County, a 79-year old male from Monongalia County, a 79-year old male from Marion County, an 87-year old female from Jackson County, a 98-year old female from Wood County, an 89-year old male from Berkeley County, a 49-year old male from Boone County, an 84-year old female from Jefferson County, a 39-year old male from Harrison County, and a 77-year old male from Cabell County.

“As we face another difficult day, we must renew our efforts to practice the prevention measures that can stop the spread of this deadly virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. 

The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced the active cases dropped for the third day in a row. They fell by 737 to 27,245. There were 1,533 people who recovered from the virus for a total of 76,272.

There were 827 new cases identified in West Virginia. The number cases since the pandemic began is now 105,219. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 25
  • McDowell: 12
  • Mercer: 36
  • Monroe: 17
  • Pocahontas: 13
  • Raleigh: 26
  • Summers: 7
  • Wyoming: 10

The cumulative percent positive remained steady for the first time in days at 5.44. The daily percent positive fell to 4.94-percent. There are now three counties in Gold on the County Alert System. Also there are 19 counties in Orange including Fayette, Mercer, Raleigh, Summers and Wyoming.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,118), Berkeley (7,764), Boone (1,248), Braxton (652), Brooke (1,694), Cabell (6,220), Calhoun (183), Clay (291), Doddridge (327), Fayette (2,085), Gilmer (512), Grant (899), Greenbrier (1,961), Hampshire (1,192), Hancock (2,240), Hardy (1,017), Harrison (3,812), Jackson (1,433), Jefferson (2,893), Kanawha (10,008), Lewis (685), Lincoln (970), Logan (2,034), Marion (2,640), Marshall (2,465), Mason (1,265), McDowell (1,114), Mercer (3,595), Mineral (2,288), Mingo (1,689), Monongalia (6,244), Monroe (776), Morgan (795), Nicholas (879), Ohio (2,945), Pendleton (418), Pleasants (701), Pocahontas (451), Preston (2,117), Putnam (3,407), Raleigh (3,426), Randolph (1,677), Ritchie (476), Roane (380), Summers (596), Taylor (875), Tucker (405), Tyler (459), Upshur (1,215), Wayne (2,041), Webster (215), Wetzel (853), Wirt (272), Wood (5,939), Wyoming (1,363).

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 Barbour and Wirt counties in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,676,606 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 104,392 total cases. This is a 1,189 case increase since yesterday’s update.

The DHHR reports that a total of 16,434 West Virginians have been fully vaccinated since doses became available. There have been 100,696 first doses administered across WV. Active cases in WV dropped by 595, putting the total number of active cases at 27,982.

There were 1,747 West Virginians to recover from the virus. The recovery total since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 74,739. The DHHR reported that 37 more West Virginians passed away due to the virus. The total number of deaths across the state has reached 1,671.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 81-year old female from Wood County, a 75-year old male from Berkeley County, a 70-year old female from Brooke County, a 77-year old female from Wood County, a 96-year old female from Kanawha County, a 69-year old male from Berkeley County, a 72-year old female from Pendleton County, an 87-year old female from Wood County, a 60-year old male from Hancock County, a 54-year old male from Kanawha County, an 80-year old male from Raleigh County, a 74-year old female from Boone County, an 89-year old male from Cabell County, a 72-year old female from Logan County, an 88-year old male from Ohio County, a 78-year old female from Mason County, a 58-year old male from Boone County, a 68-year old male from Hancock County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a73-year old male from Pleasants County, a 79-year old female from Mineral County, a 73-year old female from Ritchie County, a 77-year old male from Hancock County, an 82-year old female from Cabell County, a 74-year old female from Hardy County, an 86-year old female from Hampshire County, a 77-year old male from Pleasants County, a 68-year old male from Hancock County, a 76-year old female from Upshur County, a 77-year old female from Kanawha County, a 45-year old female from Wayne County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, a 73-year old female from Lewis County, an 83-year old female from Berkeley County, a 67-year old male from Kanawha County, a 71-year old female from Marion County, and a 96-year old male from Summers County.

“Though we may tire of the restrictions of the pandemic, we must never forget that measures for prevention mean lives saved,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We counter the devastation of COVID-19 by continuing to wear masks, wash hands, social distance, and obtain our vaccine when available.”

The daily percent positive is currently sitting at 9.09 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to rise, reaching 5.44 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases throughout the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 22
  • McDowell: 7
  • Mercer: 25
  • Monroe: 2
  • Pocahontas: 13
  • Raleigh: 44
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 14

Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, and Raleigh Counties are colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,129), Berkeley (7,688), Boone (1,239), Braxton (643), Brooke (1,680), Cabell (6,184), Calhoun (178), Clay (289), Doddridge (325), Fayette (2,079), Gilmer (510), Grant (896), Greenbrier (1,936), Hampshire (1,188), Hancock (2,228), Hardy (1,015), Harrison (3,789), Jackson (1,425), Jefferson (2,861), Kanawha (9,933), Lewis (677), Lincoln (962), Logan (2,018), Marion (2,612), Marshall (2,454), Mason (1,250), McDowell (1,102), Mercer (3,559), Mineral (2,270), Mingo (1,678), Monongalia (6,217), Monroe (759), Morgan (790), Nicholas (869), Ohio (2,931), Pendleton (413), Pleasants (698), Pocahontas (438), Preston (2,083), Putnam (3,399), Raleigh (3,400), Randolph (1,639), Ritchie (469), Roane (375), Summers (589), Taylor (861), Tucker (405), Tyler (455), Upshur (1,203), Wayne (2,025), Webster (201), Wetzel (848), Wirt (273), Wood (5,902), Wyoming (1,353).

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 COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered.

Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON,WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 295 more West Virginians have received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for a total of 13,769. An additional 1,411 first doses were administered as well.

There were 40 people who passed away from the virus since Monday’s report. The number of deaths in the Mountain State is now 1,634.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year old female from Putnam County, a 77-year old female from Marion County, a 55-year old male from Cabell County, a 77-year old female from Lewis County, an 85-year old male from Wyoming County, a 72-year old male from Mercer County, a 78-year old female from Mason County, a 75-year old male from Harrison County, a 57-year old male from Cabell County, a 72-year old female from Upshur County, an 83-year old female from Gilmer County, an 84-year old female from Boone County, a 96-year old female from Wood County, a 67-year old male from Mercer County, a 78-year old male from Randolph County, a 64-year old male from Gilmer County, a 58-year old male from Tyler County, an 84-year old female from Wayne County, a 72-year old female from Brooke County, a 95-year old male from Mason County, a 67-year old male from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Pleasants County, 96-year old female from Jackson County, an 82-year old female from Jackson County, a 57-year old female from Mercer County, a 65-year old female from Jackson County, a 76-year old female from Jackson County, a 79-year old male from Lewis County, a 92-year old male from Wood County, an 82-year old male from Jackson County, a 59-year old female from Marion County, an 87-year old male from Monongalia County, a 66-year old male from Jackson County, a 90-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, a 59-year old female from Grant County, a 79-year old male from Monongalia County, an 85-year old female from Randolph County, a 79-year old male from Jefferson County, and a 64-year old female from Monongalia County.

“The loss of additional lives is painful to report,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “To these families, we extend our deepest sympathy and commitment to continue working to end transmission of this deadly virus.”

The number of active cases in West Virginia dropped by 680 cases to 28,577. New cases rose by 921 to 103,203 since the pandemic began. There are 72,992 people who recovered, an increase of 1,561. Here is the breakdown of new cases by county:

  • Fayette: 11
  • Greenbrier: 37
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 26
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 6
  • Raleigh: 33
  • Summers: 11
  • Wyoming: 6

The cumulative percent positive is now 5.40, while the daily percent positive dropped slightly to 8.63. There are now 14 counties including Wyoming in Orange on the County Alert System map. McDowell and Clay Counties remain in Gold.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,088), Berkeley (7,597), Boone (1,228), Braxton (633), Brooke (1,654), Cabell (6,101), Calhoun (177), Clay (288), Doddridge (320), Fayette (2,063), Gilmer (506), Grant (882), Greenbrier (1,914), Hampshire (1,175), Hancock (2,200), Hardy (1,011), Harrison (3,742), Jackson (1,411), Jefferson (2,828), Kanawha (9,853), Lewis (663), Lincoln (954), Logan (1,992), Marion (2,580), Marshall (2,433), Mason (1,232), McDowell (1,095), Mercer (3,534), Mineral (2,264), Mingo (1,666), Monongalia (6,157), Monroe (757), Morgan (784), Nicholas (856), Ohio (2,906), Pendleton (410), Pleasants (692), Pocahontas (425), Preston (2,043), Putnam (3,348), Raleigh (3,356), Randolph (1,589), Ritchie (465), Roane (365), Summers (585), Taylor (853), Tucker (403), Tyler (447), Upshur (1,188), Wayne (1,993), Webster (198), Wetzel (833), Wirt (270), Wood (5,857), Wyoming (1,339).

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 Tucker County in this report.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov and shows the total number of vaccines administered. Please see the vaccine summary tab for more detailed information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.


10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,654,561 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 29,257 total cases across WV. This is a 1,070 since yesterday’s DHHR update.

There were 1,049 more West Virginians to recover from the virus. The total number of recoveries are up to 71,431. The DHHR confirmed 12 more deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in WV have reached 1,594.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths a 92-year old male from Hancock County, an 84-year old male from Wayne County, an 87-year old female from Fayette County, an 88-year old female from Berkeley County, a 78-year old female from Hancock County, a 75-year old male from Hancock County, an 81-year old male from Hancock County, a 100-year old male from Ohio County, an 85-year old female from Fayette County, an 87-year old male from Lewis County, a 60-year old male from Cabell County, and a 57-year old male from Wood County.

“As we share this sad news, we pause to remember each West Virginian,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “Each life lost is one too many, and we must do everything we can to stop the pandemic.”

There was only a nine case increase when it came to active cases across WV. This puts the total number of active cases at 29,257. The daily percent positive currently sits at 8.77 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to steadily rise, sitting at 5.38 percent.

The DHHR reports there have been 1,426 additional vaccine doses administered throughout West Virginia. Of the 109,440 vaccine doses received by the Mountain State, a total of 92,070 doses have been administered.

Here is a breakdown of the active cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 21
  • Greenbrier: 54
  • McDowell: 4
  • Mercer: 34
  • Monroe: 10
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 62
  • Summers: 13
  • Wyoming: 6

McDowell County is colored gold on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,083), Berkeley (7,538), Boone (1,215), Braxton (632), Brooke (1,643), Cabell (6,066), Calhoun (174), Clay (286), Doddridge (316), Fayette (2,052), Gilmer (494), Grant (879), Greenbrier (1,877), Hampshire (1,164), Hancock (2,173), Hardy (995), Harrison (3,681), Jackson (1,392), Jefferson (2,795), Kanawha (9,776), Lewis (654), Lincoln (947), Logan (1,965), Marion (2,546), Marshall (2,421), Mason (1,218), McDowell (1,091), Mercer (3,508), Mineral (2,259), Mingo (1,656), Monongalia (6,110), Monroe (756), Morgan (781), Nicholas (834), Ohio (2,884), Pendleton (405), Pleasants (690), Pocahontas (419), Preston (2,024), Putnam (3,335), Raleigh (3,323), Randolph (1,565), Ritchie (462), Roane (361), Summers (574), Taylor (846), Tucker (406), Tyler (441), Upshur (1,180), Wayne (1,972), Webster (195), Wetzel (816), Wirt (268), Wood (5,806), and Wyoming (1,333).

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 Barbour County in this report.

The total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports a total of 101, 212 COVID-19 cases. There were 1,643, 013 total confirmatory lab results received. There was an increase of 1, 434 cases in the last 24 hours.

There were 12 deaths reported since Saturday, which brings the death toll to 1,582. DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old male from Hardy County, an 89-year old male from Upshur County, a 52-year old male from Logan County, a 74-year old female from Raleigh County, an 84-year old male from Kanawha County, an 89-year old male from Harrison County, a 66-year old male from Boone County, an 81-year old female from Marion County, a 70-year old male from McDowell County, a 77-year old male from Hampshire County, an 80-year old male from Upshur County, and a 78-year old male from Boone County.

“Each tragic death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We send our sympathy to these families and urge all West Virginians to continue following the guidelines to protect vulnerable residents.”

The reported cumulative percent positivity rate was 5.35 percent. The daily percent positivity rate was 8.56 percent.

There have been 109, 440 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine received.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 23
  • Greenbrier: 33
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 56
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 2
  • Raleigh: 52
  • Summers: 15
  • Wyoming: 19

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (1,124), Berkeley (7,412), Boone (1,202), Braxton (625), Brooke (1,633), Cabell (6,025), Calhoun (169), Clay (285), Doddridge (312), Fayette (2,031), Gilmer (484), Grant (877), Greenbrier (1,823), Hampshire (1,145), Hancock (2,162), Hardy (986), Harrison (3,655), Jackson (1,381), Jefferson (2,766), Kanawha (9,702), Lewis (650), Lincoln (932), Logan (1,945), Marion (2,492), Marshall (2,391), Mason (1,203), McDowell (1,087), Mercer (3,474), Mineral (2,257), Mingo (1,632), Monongalia (6,049), Monroe (746), Morgan (772), Nicholas (818), Ohio (2,850), Pendleton (392), Pleasants (689), Pocahontas (418), Preston (1,992), Putnam (3,319), Raleigh (3,261), Randolph (1,516), Ritchie (457), Roane (358), Summers (561), Taylor (837), Tucker (404), Tyler (440), Upshur (1,173), Wayne (1,964), Webster (194), Wetzel (813), Wirt (266), Wood (5,734), Wyoming (1,327).

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 Barbour County in this report.

The total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there were 1,629,749 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 99,778 total cases. This is a 1,880 case increase in the last 24 hours, with 28, 980 total active cases.

The cumulative percent positive increased to 5.31 percent and the daily percent positive increased to 8.12 percent.

There were 16 deaths reported since Friday, which brings the death toll to 1,570. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old male from Mason County, a 91-year old male from Upshur County, an 89-year old female from Cabell County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, a 50-year old male from Berkeley County, a 50-year old male from Lewis County, a 78-year old male from Upshur County, an 86-year old male from Berkeley County, an 83-year old female from Monongalia County, a 67-year old male from Preston County, a 90-year old female from Hancock County, a 69-year old male from Ohio County, a 90-year old female from Preston County, a 72-year old male from Marshall County, an 85-year old male from Ohio County, and a 69-year old female from Kanawha County.

“With profound sadness, we share this tragic news of more lives lost to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We join the families in mourning the passing of these West Virginians.”

There have been 109, 440 doses of the vaccine received in West Virginia.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 38
  • Greenbrier: 29
  • McDowell: 11
  • Mercer: 102
  • Monroe: 18
  • Pocahontas: 11
  • Raleigh: 56
  • Summers: 14
  • Wyoming: 26

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (1,158), Berkeley (7,283), Boone (1,190), Braxton (615), Brooke (1,615), Cabell (5,976), Calhoun (168), Clay (283), Doddridge (304), Fayette (2,008), Gilmer (475), Grant (868), Greenbrier (1,790), Hampshire (1,129), Hancock (2,143), Hardy (921), Harrison (3,587), Jackson (1,373), Jefferson (2,737), Kanawha (9,590), Lewis (641), Lincoln (908), Logan (1,915), Marion (2,420), Marshall (2,347), Mason (1,190), McDowell (1,078), Mercer (3,418), Mineral (2,246), Mingo (1,622), Monongalia (5,989), Monroe (740), Morgan (748), Nicholas (804), Ohio (2,820), Pendleton (388), Pleasants (685), Pocahontas (416), Preston (1,970), Putnam (3,282), Raleigh (3,209), Randolph (1,393), Ritchie (439), Roane (355), Summers (546), Taylor (834), Tucker (401), Tyler (439), Upshur (1,165), Wayne (1,935), Webster (190), Wetzel (806), Wirt (256), Wood (5,662), Wyoming (1,308).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all West Virginia residents. For additional periodic and pharmacy testing events, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,610,917 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 97,898 total cases. This is a 1,896 case increase in the last 24 hours.

Recoveries across the state rose by 1,274, putting the total number of recoveries at 68,155. The DHHR confirmed 36 more West Virginians passed away due to COVID-19. The total number of deaths in WV sits at 1,554.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 54-year old male from Mason County, an 86-year old male from Gilmer County, a 74-year old female from Preston County, a 70-year old female from Brooke County, a 79-year old male from Brooke County, a 75-year old male from Hampshire County, a 68-year old male from Ohio County, an 83-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Wood County, an 86-year old female from Logan County, a 51-year old male from Logan County, a 92-year old female from Putnam County, a 71-year old male from Brooke County, an 87-year old male from Wood County, an 89-year old male from Marshall County, a 53-year old female from Cabell County, an 89-year old female from Brooke County, a 75-year old female from Logan County, an 86-year old female from Hancock County, a 95-year old female from Hampshire County, a 49-year old male from Raleigh County, an 87-year old female from Mercer County, a 99-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 92-year old female from Ohio County, an 82-year old female from Mercer County, a 100-year old female from Brooke County, an 84-year old male from Mineral County, a 75-year old male from Harrison County, an 89-year old female from Cabell County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, a 94-year old female from Brooke County, an 81-year old female from Brooke County, a 63-year old female from Putnam County, an 83-year old male from Greenbrier County, an 84-year old female from Gilmer County, and a 92-year old male from Brooke County.

“It is with great sadness that we announce more lives lost to this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our sympathies and thoughts go out to these families.”

There were 586 new active cases reported by the DHHR this morning. The total number of active cases in WV currently sit at 28,189. The daily percent positive dropped down to 6.75 percent, while the cumulative percent positive continues to steadily increase, rising to 5.25 percent.

There were 10,364 more vaccine doses administered throughout the Mountain State since yesterday’s update. Of the 109,440 vaccine doses received by WV, a total of 77,156 doses have been given.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 29
  • Greenbrier: 50
  • McDowell: 18
  • Mercer: 61
  • Monroe: 9
  • Pocahontas: 8
  • Raleigh: 105
  • Summers: 18
  • Wyoming: 10

Fayette County is now colored orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (954), Berkeley (7,116), Boone (1,166), Braxton (603), Brooke (1,603), Cabell (5,879), Calhoun (163), Clay (278), Doddridge (296), Fayette (1,970), Gilmer (468), Grant (851), Greenbrier (1,761), Hampshire (1,119), Hancock (2,126), Hardy (903), Harrison (3,513), Jackson (1,328), Jefferson (2,696), Kanawha (9,466), Lewis (632), Lincoln (887), Logan (1,882), Marion (2,331), Marshall (2,318), Mason (1,164), McDowell (1,067), Mercer (3,316), Mineral (2,229), Mingo (1,606), Monongalia (5,925), Monroe (722), Morgan (725), Nicholas (793), Ohio (2,780), Pendleton (384), Pleasants (676), Pocahontas (405), Preston (1,932), Putnam (3,243), Raleigh (3,153), Randolph (1,365), Ritchie (427), Roane (343), Summers (532), Taylor (806), Tucker (399), Tyler (431), Upshur (1,153), Wayne (1,906), Webster (185), Wetzel (791), Wirt (251), Wood (5,598), Wyoming (1,282).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Jan, 7, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,587,748 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 96,002 total cases. This is a 1,325 case increase since yesterday’s update.

There were another 1,310 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus, putting the total number of recoveries at 66,881. The DHHR confirmed 37 additional deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 sits at 1,518.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old male from Kanawha County, an 88-year old female from Hardy County, a 76-year old female from Fayette County, a 73-year old male from Mason County, an 88-year old male from Mason County, a 70-year old male from Cabell County, an 86-year old male from Hancock County, an 80-year old male from Hampshire County, an 89-year old female from Ohio County, a 94-year old female from Ohio County, a 47-year old male from Wood County, an 82-year old male from Brooke County, a 74-year old female from Hampshire County, a 72-year old male from Hancock County, a 77-year old male from Ohio County, a 93-year old female from Brooke County, a 74-year old female from Marshall County, a 97-year old female from Hancock County, a 72-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 79-year old male from Hampshire County, a 52-year old male from Mercer County, an 83-year old male from Monongalia County, a 79-year old male from Upshur County, an 88-year old male from Brooke County, a 68-year old male from Mason County, an 83-year old male from Barbour County, a 36-year old male from Monongalia County, a 59-year old female from Kanawha County, a 92-year old female from Fayette County, an 81-year old female from Nicholas County, a 63-year old female from Ohio County, a 91-year old female from Putnam County, an 84-year old male from Ohio County, a 46-year old male from Wyoming County, a 78-year old female from Kanawha County, an 88-year old female from Cabell County, and a 65-year old male from Barbour County.

“We are devastated to report these additional COVID-19 related deaths,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Every life lost to this pandemic is a tragedy. Our thoughts go out to the families.”

Active cases dropped by 23, putting the total number of active cases in the Mountain State at 27,603. The daily percent positive dropped significantly to 7.10 percent. The cumulative percent positive rose to 5.21 percent.

As of this morning, West Virginia has received a total of 109,440 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Another 5,859 West Virginians received a dose of the vaccine. The total amount of doses that have been administered across WV currently sits at 66,792.

Here is breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 28
  • Greenbrier: 50
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 46
  • Monroe: 14
  • Pocahontas: 12
  • Raleigh: 45
  • Summers: 11
  • Wyoming: 19

Summers County has moved from red to orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (931), Berkeley (6,999), Boone (1,150), Braxton (599), Brooke (1,574), Cabell (5,801), Calhoun (160), Clay (271), Doddridge (284), Fayette (1,941), Gilmer (457), Grant (835), Greenbrier (1,711), Hampshire (1,094), Hancock (2,083), Hardy (882), Harrison (3,438), Jackson (1,310), Jefferson (2,627), Kanawha (9,345), Lewis (622), Lincoln (871), Logan (1,854), Marion (2,252), Marshall (2,290), Mason (1,145), McDowell (1,049), Mercer (3,255), Mineral (2,207), Mingo (1,582), Monongalia (5,823), Monroe (713), Morgan (720), Nicholas (781), Ohio (2,721), Pendleton (365), Pleasants (615), Pocahontas (397), Preston (1,882), Putnam (3,220), Raleigh (3,048), Randolph (1,328), Ritchie (403), Roane (340), Summers (514), Taylor (786), Tucker (386), Tyler (415), Upshur (1,098), Wayne (1,879), Webster (181), Wetzel (777), Wirt (249), Wood (5,471), Wyoming (1,272).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,570,248 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 94,677 total cases. This is a 1,515 case increase since yesterday’s update.

Another 1,167 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries in WV have reached 65,571. The DHHR confirmed 39 new deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths across the Mountain State currently sits at 1,481.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 88-year old female from Kanawha County, a 43-year old female from Raleigh County, an 80-year old female from Mercer County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a 75-year old male from Barbour County, a 59-year old female from Wood County, a 74-year old female from Mineral County, an 85-year old male from Kanawha County, a 95-year old female from Mineral County, a 64-year old male from Putnam County, a 77-year old female from Monongalia County, a 66-year old male from Monongalia County, an 82-year old female from Harrison County, a 62-year old male from Wayne County, a 97-year old male from Wood County, a 67-year old female from Cabell County, a 97-year old female from Mineral County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, an 89-year old female from Mineral County, an 81-year old female from Cabell County, a 78-year old male from Cabell County, a 61-year old female from Upshur County, a 73-year old male from Hancock County, a 90-year old female from Morgan County, an 82-year old female from Mercer County, a 93-year old female from Mercer County, a 49-year old male from Cabell County, an 82-year old male from Kanawha County, a 75-year old male from Hancock County, a 73-year old female from Fayette County, a 79-year old male from Kanawha County, an 89-year old female from Cabell County, an 80-year old male from Wood County, a 67-year old female from Wood County, a 96-year old female from Hardy County, a 79-year old male from Kanawha County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, a 65-year old male from Tucker County, and a 63-year old female from Brooke County.

“Too many families are experiencing the pain of loss due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary. “We must each do all that we can to stop the pandemic.”

There was an increase of 310 new active cases in WV, putting the total number of active cases at 27,626. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 11.65 percent. The cumulative percent positive has risen to 5.18 percent.

West Virginia received an additional 6,056 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the last 24 hours. This puts the total number of vaccine doses received by WV at 109,440. There were another 4,579 West Virginians to receive a dose of the vaccine. Since vaccinations began, there have been 60,933 doses administered throughout the state.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 36
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 39
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 11
  • Raleigh: 45
  • Summers: 6
  • Wyoming: 21

Wyoming County has moved from red to orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (899), Berkeley (6,920), Boone (1,137), Braxton (594), Brooke (1,565), Cabell (5,721), Calhoun (154), Clay (269), Doddridge (284), Fayette (1,913), Gilmer (444), Grant (826), Greenbrier (1,677), Hampshire (1,084), Hancock (2,060), Hardy (875), Harrison (3,348), Jackson (1,290), Jefferson (2,596), Kanawha (9,230), Lewis (602), Lincoln (855), Logan (1,840), Marion (2,194), Marshall (2,273), Mason (1,120), McDowell (1,040), Mercer (3,209), Mineral (2,194), Mingo (1,562), Monongalia (5,754), Monroe (699), Morgan (709), Nicholas (774), Ohio (2,687), Pendleton (351), Pleasants (607), Pocahontas (385), Preston (1,870), Putnam (3,190), Raleigh (3,003), Randolph (1,313), Ritchie (389), Roane (337), Summers (503), Taylor (777), Tucker (364), Tyler (407), Upshur (1,080), Wayne (1,846), Webster (177), Wetzel (775), Wirt (248), Wood (5,405), Wyoming (1,253).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports there have been 1,558,860 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 93,162 total cases. This is a 1,276 case increase in 24 hours.

Recoveries across WV rose by 1,276, putting the total number of recoveries at 64,404. The DHHR confirmed 46 additional deaths since yesterday’s update. The total number of deaths in the Mountain State currently sits at 1,442.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 88-year old female from Monongalia County, a 69-year old male from Hancock County, a 71-year old male from Kanawha County, a 56-year old female from Hampshire County, a 77-year old female from Hampshire County, a 73-year old female from Fayette County, 76-year old male from Mercer County, a 78-year old male from Harrison County, a 77-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 82-year old female from Hancock County, an 83-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 94-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 81-year old female from Berkeley County, a 62-year old male from Berkeley County, a 64-year old female from Kanawha County, an 80-year old male from Lincoln County, a 63-year old male from Monongalia County, a 76-year old female from Berkeley County, a 96-year old female from Monongalia County, a 90-year old male from Hancock County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, a 79-year old female from Mercer County, an 87-year old male from Tucker County, an 88-year old female from Hancock County, a 96-year old female from Monongalia County, a 71-year old female from Hampshire County, an 88-year old female from Monongalia County, a 78-year old female from Monongalia County, an 86-year old female from Berkeley County, a 60-year old female from Mercer County, a 70-year old male from Monongalia County, a 70-year old male from Mercer County, an 87-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 85-year old female from Hancock County, a 71-year old male from Fayette County, an 81-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, a 79-year old male from Monongalia County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, a 97-year old female from Marshall County, a 73-year old female from Cabell County, an 86-year old female from Cabell County, an 87-year old male from Kanawha County, a 77-year old female from Cabell County, an 84-year old male from Jackson County, and a 79-year old female from Marion County.

“As the COVID-19 fatality count continues to rise, we must remember that these individuals are daughters, sons, mothers, fathers, neighbors and friends,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We owe it to them to continue the fight against this virus with preventive measures such as mask wearing, social distancing and washing hands.”

Active cases dropped by 46, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 27,316. The cumulative percent positive continues to climb, having reached 5.12 percent. The daily percent positive dropped down to 12.01 percent.

Even with no new vaccine doses received by WV, another 4,133 West Virginians received a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Of the 103,375 total vaccine doses received by the Mountain State, there have been 56,354 vaccine doses administered.

Cases in Monroe County decreased by two, putting their case total at 698. Here is a breakdown of new cases in the other southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 9
  • Greenbrier: 36
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 59
  • Pocahontas: 6
  • Raleigh: 44
  • Summers: 9
  • Wyoming: 3

Fayette County and Summers County have both shifted back to red on the DHHR’s County Alert System. A total of 48 counties across West Virginia are colored red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (847), Berkeley (6,749), Boone (1,120), Braxton (573), Brooke (1,532), Cabell (5,600), Calhoun (150), Clay (269), Doddridge (282), Fayette (1,904), Gilmer (443), Grant (822), Greenbrier (1,641), Hampshire (1,070), Hancock (2,031), Hardy (845), Harrison (3,275), Jackson (1,273), Jefferson (2,547), Kanawha (9,165), Lewis (586), Lincoln (830), Logan (1,806), Marion (2,132), Marshall (2,245), Mason (1,108), McDowell (1,037), Mercer (3,170), Mineral (2,156), Mingo (1,550), Monongalia (5,698), Monroe (698), Morgan (702), Nicholas (761), Ohio (2,667), Pendleton (344), Pleasants (600), Pocahontas (374), Preston (1,839), Putnam (3,155), Raleigh (2,958), Randolph (1,263), Ritchie (383), Roane (329), Summers (497), Taylor (767), Tucker (357), Tyler (396), Upshur (1,057), Wayne (1,806), Webster (173), Wetzel (752), Wirt (245), Wood (5,351), Wyoming (1,232).

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 Clay and Monroe counties in this report.

The total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the dashboard overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,548,855 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 91,886 total cases. This is an increase of 828 cases since Sunday’s update.

There were another 864 West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries across WV has reached 63,128. The DHHR confirmed 20 new deaths, putting the total number of deaths at 1,396.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 97-year old female from Cabell County, a 58-year old female from Cabell County, a 78-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 63-year old male from Pleasants County, an 83-year old female from Wood County, an 83-year old male from Jackson County, a 77-year old female from Barbour County, a 70-year old male from Barbour County, a 28-year old male from Grant County, a 67-year old male from Hancock County, a 73-year old male from Roane County, a 69-year old male from Cabell County, an 85-year old female from Jackson County, an 88-year old male from Harrison County, a 91-year old male from Monongalia County, a 66-year old male from Brooke County, an 83-year old female from Wood County, a 67-year old female from Wyoming County, a 77-year old male from Jefferson County, and a 54-year old female from Brooke County.

“These are holes in our hearts and communities,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our lives have been forever changed by the pandemic.”

Active cases dropped by 56, putting the total number of active cases at 27,362. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 13.81 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to rise, currently sitting at 5.07 percent.

Out of the 103,375 total vaccine doses received by West Virginia, there have been 52,221 West Virginians to receive their initial dose.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 7
  • McDowell: 7
  • Mercer: 30
  • Monroe: 1
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 23
  • Summers: 6
  • Wyoming: 2

Fayette County and Summers County are colored orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (835), Berkeley (6,651), Boone (1,102), Braxton (561), Brooke (1,510), Cabell (5,522), Calhoun (140), Clay (271), Doddridge (275), Fayette (1,884), Gilmer (437), Grant (807), Greenbrier (1,619), Hampshire (1,055), Hancock (1,997), Hardy (834), Harrison (3,195), Jackson (1,251), Jefferson (2,513), Kanawha (9,072), Lewis (577), Lincoln (823), Logan (1,784), Marion (2,084), Marshall (2,219), Mason (1,091), McDowell (1,028), Mercer (3,111), Mineral (2,145), Mingo (1,532), Monongalia (5,635), Monroe (700), Morgan (687), Nicholas (747), Ohio (2,642), Pendleton (331), Pleasants (595), Pocahontas (368), Preston (1,805), Putnam (3,128), Raleigh (2,914), Randolph (1,233), Ritchie (381), Roane (326), Summers (488), Taylor (751), Tucker (355), Tyler (393), Upshur (1,026), Wayne (1,773), Webster (171), Wetzel (742), Wirt (244), Wood (5,297), Wyoming (1,229).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms total number of coronavirus cases in the Mountain State top 91,000.

The DHHR confirms the deaths of three West Virginians. This brings the states death toll to 1,376. Among these deaths are a 78-year old female from Wood County, an 85-year old female from Wood County, and an 87-year old female from Wood County.

“While we share this sad news, we pause to remember each West Virginia life lost,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we extend our sympathies to these families, we must do everything we can to stop the pandemic.”

There are 1,731 new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia, bringing the total number of cases to 91,058. Active cases are up by 584, bringing that total to 27,418. The cumulative percent positive is now at 5.03 percent. The daily percent positive jumped up to 14.03 percent.

Here is a breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 27
  • Greenbrier: 48
  • McDowell: 13
  • Mercer: 78
  • Monroe: 24
  • Pocahontas: 3
  • Raleigh: 58
  • Summers: 15
  • Wyoming: 6

On the County Alert System, Raleigh, Summers, and Fayette counties all moved from the Orange into the Red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (825), Berkeley (6,573), Boone (1,098), Braxton (561), Brooke (1,488), Cabell (5,491), Calhoun (141), Clay (268), Doddridge (269), Fayette (1,865), Gilmer (431), Grant (803), Greenbrier (1,612), Hampshire (1,038), Hancock (1,996), Hardy (826), Harrison (3,152), Jackson (1,239), Jefferson (2,492), Kanawha (9,008), Lewis (571), Lincoln (817), Logan (1,772), Marion (2,042), Marshall (2,201), Mason (1,084), McDowell (1,021), Mercer (3,081), Mineral (2,139), Mingo (1,526), Monongalia (5,578), Monroe (699), Morgan (682), Nicholas (732), Ohio (2,627), Pendleton (328), Pleasants (591), Pocahontas (367), Preston (1,773), Putnam (3,114), Raleigh (2,891), Randolph (1,224), Ritchie (375), Roane (323), Summers (482), Taylor (741), Tucker (348), Tyler (387), Upshur (999), Wayne (1,768), Webster (169), Wetzel (734), Wirt (238), Wood (5,231), Wyoming (1,227).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports more than 1500 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State.

The DHHR confirms the deaths of 12 West Virginians bringing the state’s death toll to 1,373. Among these include a 68-year old male from Berkeley County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 66-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old female from Jackson County, a 72 year old male from Ohio County, a 92-year old female from Mason County, a 71-year old female from Ohio County, a 77-year old male from Mason County, an 86-year old male from Kanawha County, a 49-year old male from Upshur County, an 81-year old male from Raleigh County, and a 58-year old male from Marion County.

“Though we may tire of the restrictions of the pandemic, we must never forget that measures for prevention mean lives saved,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We counter the devastation of COVID-19 by continuing to wear masks, wash hands and social distance.”

New cases rose by 1,507 bringing the total number of coronavirus cases to 89,327. Active cases rose by 691, bringing that total to 26,834. The cumulative percent positive continues to slowly climb, reaching 4.94 percent. The daily percent positive currently sits at 6.69 percent.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 54
  • Greenbrier: 43
  • McDowell: 16
  • Mercer: 118
  • Monroe: 13
  • Pocahontas: 4
  • Raleigh: 72
  • Summers: 7
  • Wyoming: 14

There are no changes locally on the County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (795), Berkeley (6,481), Boone (1,097), Braxton (315), Brooke (1,457), Cabell (5,424), Calhoun (137), Clay (263), Doddridge (266), Fayette (1,838), Gilmer (418), Grant (784), Greenbrier (1,564), Hampshire (1,026), Hancock (1,973), Hardy (809), Harrison (3,098), Jackson (1,205), Jefferson (2,463), Kanawha (8,877), Lewis (567), Lincoln (800), Logan (1,746), Marion (1,983), Marshall (2,166), Mason (1,071), McDowell (1,008), Mercer (3,003), Mineral (2,132), Mingo (1,500), Monongalia (5,494), Monroe (675), Morgan (666), Nicholas (720), Ohio (2,580), Pendleton (318), Pleasants (580), Pocahontas (364), Preston (1,719), Putnam (3,086), Raleigh (2,833), Randolph (1,211), Ritchie (370), Roane (313), Summers (467), Taylor (725), Tucker (341), Tyler (382), Upshur (970), Wayne (1,757), Webster (163), Wetzel (726), Wirt (234), Wood (5,146), Wyoming (1,221).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2021: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,518,917 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 87,820. This is the highest 24 hour case increase WV has seen throughout the pandemic, with 2,486 new cases being reported.

There were 808 more West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. This brings the total number of recoveries across WV up to 60,316. The DHHR confirmed an additional 23 deaths since yesterday’s update. The total number of deaths in WV has reached 1,361.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 87-year old female from Marion County, an 81-year old female from Mineral County, an 85-year old female from Boone County, a 78-year old male from Hampshire County, a 79-year old male from Kanawha County, an 83-year old female from Mineral County, an 82-year old male from Mineral County, a 48-year old male from Preston County, a 77-year old male from Hampshire County, an 82-year old female from Logan County, a 75-year old female from Mineral County, a 92-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Summers County, a 68-year old female from Wood County, an 84-year old female from Hancock County, a 56-year old male from Hampshire County, a 59-year old male from Wood County, an 82-year old male from Wayne County, an 81-year old male from Brooke County, a 77-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Wayne County, a 64-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 86-year old female from Hardy County.

“To all who are grieving today: please know the sadness from the loss of your loved one is shared by your fellow West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We must continue to support each other and work together as we face the months to come.”

According to the DHHR’s COVID-19 Dashboard, West Virginia received 16,575 more doses of the coronavirus vaccine. This brings the total number of doses received by the state up to 103,375. There were an additional 4,152 West Virginians to receive their first dose of the vaccine. The number of WV residents that have received their initial vaccine dose has reached 49,037.

The number of active cases increased by 1,675, bringing this total up 26,143 active cases across WV. The cumulative percent positive continues to slowly climb, reaching 4.90 percent. The daily percent positive currently sits at 7.98 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 73
  • Greenbrier: 52
  • McDowell: 22
  • Mercer: 102
  • Monroe: 16
  • Pocahontas: 4
  • Raleigh: 91
  • Summers: 21
  • Wyoming: 25

Monroe County switched from orange to red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (792), Berkeley (6,391), Boone (1,087), Braxton (309), Brooke (1,427), Cabell (5,373), Calhoun (135), Clay (263), Doddridge (257), Fayette (1,784), Gilmer (413), Grant (776), Greenbrier (1,521), Hampshire (1,015), Hancock (1,922), Hardy (799), Harrison (3,042), Jackson (1,191), Jefferson (2,423), Kanawha (8,766), Lewis (557), Lincoln (784), Logan (1,693), Marion (1,909), Marshall (2,139), Mason (1,059), McDowell (992), Mercer (2,885), Mineral (2,122), Mingo (1,458), Monongalia (5,427), Monroe (662), Morgan (657), Nicholas (707), Ohio (2,543), Pendleton (313), Pleasants (574), Pocahontas (360), Preston (1,691), Putnam (3,041), Raleigh (2,761), Randolph (1,205), Ritchie (358), Roane (312), Summers (460), Taylor (702), Tucker (338), Tyler (373), Upshur (964), Wayne (1,742), Webster (156), Wetzel (716), Wirt (229), Wood (5,038), Wyoming (1,207).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,498,692 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 85,334 total cases. This is a 1,109 increase since yesterday’s update.

There were 1,034 more West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. This puts the total number of recoveries across WV at 59,508. The DHHR confirmed 20 additional deaths since Wednesday, putting the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 up to 1,338.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 34-year old male from Wyoming County, a 73-year old male from Logan County, a 73-year old male from Mercer County, a 67-year old male from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Berkeley County, a 76-year old female from Mercer County, a 69-year old male from Monongalia County, a 68-year old female from Cabell County, an 82-year old female from Nicholas County, an 89-year old male from Harrison County, a 73-year old female from Cabell County, a 97-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 94-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 61-year old female from Putnam County, a 76-year old male from Ohio County, a 70-year old male from Marion County, a 59-year old male from Wood County, a 73-year old male from Greenbrier County, and a 94-year old female from Hancock County.

“I urge everyone in West Virginia to continue to take an active role in reducing the spread of this virus throughout our communities,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We must protect one another and prevent further loss of life. Our condolences are extended to these families.”

The were 7,023 more West Virginians to receive their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The total number of vaccine doses administered across WV has reached 44,885. The number of vaccine doses received by West Virginia still sits at 86,800.

There were another 55 active cases reported by the DHHR, bringing the total number of active cases in WV up to 24,488. The daily percent positive dropped significantly to 5.54 percent, while the cumulative percent positive rose to 4.79.

Here is a breakdown of active cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 33
  • McDowell: 18
  • Mercer: 70
  • Monroe: 28
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 15
  • Summers: 11
  • Wyoming: 27

Fayette, Pocahontas, and Wyoming Counties all moved from orange to red on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Monroe County shifted from red to orange.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (765), Berkeley (6,245), Boone (1,067), Braxton (298), Brooke (1,405), Cabell (5,232), Calhoun (130), Clay (258), Doddridge (245), Fayette (1,711), Gilmer (397), Grant (760), Greenbrier (1,469), Hampshire (988), Hancock (1,837), Hardy (775), Harrison (2,949), Jackson (1,153), Jefferson (2,337), Kanawha (8,582), Lewis (525), Lincoln (741), Logan (1,642), Marion (1,826), Marshall (2,100), Mason (1,031), McDowell (970), Mercer (2,783), Mineral (2,095), Mingo (1,422), Monongalia (5,284), Monroe (646), Morgan (641), Nicholas (654), Ohio (2,484), Pendleton (293), Pleasants (569), Pocahontas (356), Preston (1,649), Putnam (2,953), Raleigh (2,670), Randolph (1,138), Ritchie (345), Roane (306), Summers (439), Taylor (689), Tucker (330), Tyler (357), Upshur (922), Wayne (1,701), Webster (150), Wetzel (689), Wirt (216), Wood (4,933), Wyoming (1,182).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,479,263 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 84,225 total cases. This is a 1,452 case increase over the last 24 hours.

Recoveries across WV rose by 1,249, putting the total number of recovered West Virginians at 58,474. The DHHR confirmed 34 additional deaths since yesterday’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 87-year old male from Mason County, a 78-year old male from Hancock County, a 71-year old female from Hancock County, 90-year old female from Preston County, an 82-year old female from Cabell County, a 93-year old male from Ohio County, a 62-year old female from Hancock County, a 74-year old female from Fayette County, an 88-year old male from Lewis County, a 77-year old female from Wyoming County, a 61-year old female from McDowell County, a 93-year old male from Preston County, an 81-year old female from Hancock County, a 71-year old female from Ohio County, an 81-year old female from Boone County, an 85-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Raleigh County, a 33-year old female from Summers County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, an 86-year old female from Brooke County, a 74-year old female from Kanawha County, an 88-year old male from Logan County, a 76-year old male from Logan County, an 81-year old male from Cabell County, a 79-year old male from Mercer County, an 81-year old female from Brooke County, an 82-year old male from Hardy County, a 52-year old female from Kanawha County, a 63-year old male from Kanawha County, a 95-year old female from Monongalia County, an 84-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 91-year old female from Jefferson County, a 91-year old female from Ohio, and a 46-year old male from Kanawha County.

“The toll this virus has taken on our state also weighs heavily on our medical providers,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As we remember each life and each family, we also remember those fighting to save them.”

There were an additional 14,625 COVID-19 vaccine doses received by the Mountain State, bringing the total number of doses received by WV up to 86,800. With new vaccine doses coming into the state, there were 3,388 more West Virginians to receive their initial dose of the vaccine.

Active cases increased by 169, putting the total number of active cases across WV at 24,433. The cumulative percent positive continues to slowly climb, reaching 4.78 percent. The daily percent positive currently sits at 11.68 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 6
  • Greenbrier: 45
  • McDowell: 20
  • Mercer: 44
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 7
  • Raleigh: 46
  • Summers: 10
  • Wyoming: 39

There are 54 out of 55 counties in West Virginia colored either orange or red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (744), Berkeley (6,202), Boone (1,053), Braxton (285), Brooke (1,387), Cabell (5,111), Calhoun (128), Clay (258), Doddridge (240), Fayette (1,695), Gilmer (391), Grant (755), Greenbrier (1,436), Hampshire (966), Hancock (1,821), Hardy (761), Harrison (2,898), Jackson (1,142), Jefferson (2,324), Kanawha (8,506), Lewis (516), Lincoln (733), Logan (1,630), Marion (1,768), Marshall (2,027), Mason (1,014), McDowell (952), Mercer (2,713), Mineral (2,085), Mingo (1,417), Monongalia (5,269), Monroe (618), Morgan (637), Nicholas (645), Ohio (2,480), Pendleton (284), Pleasants (564), Pocahontas (351), Preston (1,635), Putnam (2,925), Raleigh (2,655), Randolph (1,131), Ritchie (339), Roane (295), Summers (428), Taylor (678), Tucker (321), Tyler (353), Upshur (900), Wayne (1,682), Webster (146), Wetzel (689), Wirt (216), Wood (4,871), Wyoming (1,155).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,468,110 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 82,773 confirmed cases. This is a 1,337 case increase since yesterday’s update.

There were 1,325 additional West Virginians to recover from the virus, putting the total number of recoveries at 57,225. DHHR confirmed 21 more deaths since Monday. The total number of deaths across WV has reached 1,284.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 90-year old male from Marshall County, a 74-year old male from Hancock County, a 71-year old male from Pendleton County, an 80-year old male from Greenbrier County, an 86-year old female from McDowell County, a 62-year old male from Marshall County, a 67-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 89-year old male from Cabell County, an 84-year old male from Tucker County, a 95-year old male from Monongalia County, a 91-year old male from Putnam County, an 80-year old female from Cabell County, an 81-year old female from Preston County, an 88-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 91-year old male from Monongalia County, an 80-year old female from Hancock County, a 93-year old female from Wyoming County, a 76-year old female from Monongalia County, an 81-year old female from Berkeley County, an 85-year old female from Hancock County, and an 81-year old female from Harrison County.

“Each loss is a heartbreak to a family and to our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge you to remember your actions for safety result in saving the lives of your family, neighbors and friends.”

According to the DHHR’s Coronavirus Dashboard, there have been 11,300 more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine received in the last 24 hours. The total number of doses received in the Mountain State is up to 72,175. There were 3,737 more West Virginians to receive their first dose of the vaccine, putting the total number of residents to receive their initial dose at 34,474.

Active cases have decreased by nine, putting the total number of active cases across the Mountain State at 24,264. The cumulative percent positive has reached 4.72 percent. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 10.45 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 23
  • McDowell: 6
  • Mercer: 47
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 6
  • Raleigh: 47
  • Summers: 12
  • Wyoming: 10

There are 53 counties colored either orange or red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (710), Berkeley (6,045), Boone (1,031), Braxton (276), Brooke (1,357), Cabell (5,034), Calhoun (127), Clay (252), Doddridge (238), Fayette (1,689), Gilmer (386), Grant (748), Greenbrier (1,391), Hampshire (943), Hancock (1,801), Hardy (751), Harrison (2,844), Jackson (1,129), Jefferson (2,282), Kanawha (8,425), Lewis (486), Lincoln (729), Logan (1,598), Marion (1,725), Marshall (1,960), Mason (992), McDowell (932), Mercer (2,669), Mineral (2,067), Mingo (1,398), Monongalia (5,173), Monroe (613), Morgan (632), Nicholas (636), Ohio (2,452), Pendleton (283), Pleasants (556), Pocahontas (344), Preston (1,612), Putnam (2,898), Raleigh (2,609), Randolph (1,104), Ritchie (330), Roane (290), Summers (418), Taylor (667), Tucker (312), Tyler (346), Upshur (870), Wayne (1,656), Webster (143), Wetzel (671), Wirt (213), Wood (4,814), Wyoming (1,116).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,456,625 total confirmatory lab result received for COVID-19, with 81,436 total confirmed cases. This is a 726 case increase in 24 hours.

Recoveries continue to increase, with 881 more West Virginians to recover from the virus. Total recoveries across WV have risen to 55,900. DHHR confirmed nine more deaths since yesterday’s update.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 80-year old male from Hampshire County, a 92-year old male from Cabell County, an 85-year old male from Monongalia County, an 89-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 45-year old male from Kanawha County, a 99-year old female from Cabell County, an 82-year old female from Kanawha County, an 80-year old male from Cabell County, and a 94-year old male from Hampshire County.

“As we continue to see COVID-19 cases increase, it is important for us to remember the brave men and women in health care who are on the front lines of this pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “These heroes take care of our loved ones and provide comfort in a time of great need. Our sincere sympathies are expressed to these family for their loss.”

Of the 60,875 vaccines received by WV, initial doses have been given to 30,737 residents.

Active cases decreased by 164 cases, putting the total number of active cases at 24,273. The cumulative percent positive is up to 4.66 percent. The daily percent positive is the highest it has been through the entire pandemic, sitting at 16.39 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 16
  • Greenbrier: 19
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 48
  • Monroe: 3
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 30
  • Summers: 5
  • Wyoming: 3

There are 38 counties colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (699), Berkeley (5,964), Boone (1,019), Braxton (275), Brooke (1,312), Cabell (4,945), Calhoun (124), Clay (252), Doddridge (236), Fayette (1,673), Gilmer (375), Grant (739), Greenbrier (1,368), Hampshire (926), Hancock (1,740), Hardy (734), Harrison (2,786), Jackson (1,110), Jefferson (2,249), Kanawha (8,360), Lewis (471), Lincoln (723), Logan (1,577), Marion (1,676), Marshall (1,891), Mason (980), McDowell (926), Mercer (2,622), Mineral (2,058), Mingo (1,379), Monongalia (5,110), Monroe (607), Morgan (629), Nicholas (628), Ohio (2,417), Pendleton (276), Pleasants (547), Pocahontas (338), Preston (1,586), Putnam (2,880), Raleigh (2,562), Randolph (1,054), Ritchie (328), Roane (283), Summers (406), Taylor (656), Tucker (303), Tyler (332), Upshur (836), Wayne (1,627), Webster (134), Wetzel (657), Wirt (210), Wood (4,735), Wyoming (1,106).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports the Daily Percent Positive rate has almost reached 11 percent at 10.92 percent.

The DHHR reports one new death in the last 24 hours, a 90-year old female from Kanawha County.

“The continued loss of West Virginia lives weighs heavily on all of us, with the greatest sadness borne by family and friends,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

There are 533 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. The total number of cases reached 80,710. There are currently 24,437 active cases in the state.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 10
  • Greenbrier: 14
  • McDowell: 13
  • Mercer: 13
  • Monroe: 0
  • Pocahontas: 0
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Summers: 0
  • Wyoming: 5

There are no changes to our local counties on the County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (693), Berkeley (5,901), Boone (1,005), Braxton (265), Brooke (1,305), Cabell (4,924), Calhoun (122), Clay (245), Doddridge (235), Fayette (1,657), Gilmer (372), Grant (732), Greenbrier (1,349), Hampshire (923), Hancock (1,740), Hardy (726), Harrison (2,746), Jackson (1,091), Jefferson (2,230), Kanawha (8,296), Lewis (467), Lincoln (713), Logan (1,554), Marion (1,664), Marshall (1,874), Mason (969), McDowell (925), Mercer (2,574), Mineral (2,057), Mingo (1,372), Monongalia (5,076), Monroe (604), Morgan (621), Nicholas (618), Ohio (2,389), Pendleton (274), Pleasants (531), Pocahontas (337), Preston (1,564), Putnam (2,869), Raleigh (2,532), Randolph (1,059), Ritchie (321), Roane (282), Summers (401), Taylor (651), Tucker (302), Tyler (331), Upshur (827), Wayne (1,615), Webster (131), Wetzel (654), Wirt (206), Wood (4,686), Wyoming (1,103).

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 Clay, Lewis, Randolph, and Tucker counties in this report.

The total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports more than 1,000 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Seven West Virginians died from the coronavirus, according to the DHHR. These deaths include a 70-year old female from Jefferson County, a 68-year old female from Cabell County, a 91-year old male from Cabell County, an 87-year old male from Cabell County, a 66-year old female from Cabell County, a 63-year old male from Jefferson County, and a 77-year old female from Preston County.

Please note that a death previously reported of a 76-year old female from Ritchie County has been deemed non-COVID related and has been removed from the total death count.

“We offer our deepest condolences as our state grieves more losses due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

There are 1,341 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. The total number of cases reached 80,177. Active cases rose by 769, bringing the total number of active cases to 24,629. The daily percent positive rose to 9.38 percent. The cumulative percent positive has reached 4.60 percent.

Of the 60,875 vaccine doses received by West Virginia, 28,626 residents have been given their first dose of the vaccine.

Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia counties:

  • Fayette: 18
  • Greenbrier: 41
  • McDowell: 24
  • Mercer: 75
  • Monroe: 11
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 30
  • Summers: 14
  • Wyoming: 9

On the County Alert System, Raleigh and Pocahontas Counties moved into the Orange Category.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (680), Berkeley (5,827), Boone (1,004), Braxton (257), Brooke (1,298), Cabell (4,923), Calhoun (122), Clay (246), Doddridge (233), Fayette (1,647), Gilmer (358), Grant (715), Greenbrier (1,335), Hampshire (923), Hancock (1,732), Hardy (711), Harrison (2,715), Jackson (1,085), Jefferson (2,212), Kanawha (8,277), Lewis (469), Lincoln (712), Logan (1,553), Marion (1,642), Marshall (1,869), Mason (963), McDowell (912), Mercer (2,561), Mineral (2,052), Mingo (1,364), Monongalia (5,034), Monroe (604), Morgan (605), Nicholas (616), Ohio (2,377), Pendleton (268), Pleasants (516), Pocahontas (337), Preston (1,539), Putnam (2,864), Raleigh (2,527), Randolph (1,060), Ritchie (316), Roane (281), Summers (401), Taylor (649), Tucker (306), Tyler (329), Upshur (811), Wayne (1,608), Webster (130), Wetzel (646), Wirt (202), Wood (4,656), Wyoming (1,098).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports there have been 1,435,906 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 78,836 total cases confirmed. This is a 1,597 case increase in 24 hours.

Another 675 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries across the state is up to 53,729. The DHHR confirmed 19 new deaths since yesterday’s update. The total number of deaths has now reached 1,247.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old male from Marshall County, a 70-year old male from Barbour County, a 73-year old male from Preston County, a 78-year old female from Marion County, a 70-year old female from Hancock County, an 85-year old female from Hancock County, a 68-year old male from Cabell County, a 68-year old male from Kanawha County, a 77-year old female from Mason County, a 92-year old female from Boone County, an 84-year old male from Mineral County, an 87-year old female from Marion County, an 84-year old female from Hancock County, an 85-year old male from Kanawha County, an 86-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 63-year old female from Raleigh County, a 91-year old male from Berkeley County, a 51-year old male from Berkeley County, a 65-year old female from Berkeley County and an 86-year old female from Randolph County.

“As we celebrate this holiday, many West Virginians have lost loved ones, have loved ones who are sick, or may be sick themselves, while others are coping with separation from friends and family as we stay distanced,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our hearts go out to those who have been affected by this pandemic and to those who may be experiencing increased anxiety or depression. Please check on your family or friends.”

Active cases across WV rose by 903, putting the total number of active cases at 23,860. The daily percent positive rose to 8.00 percent. The cumulative percent positive has reached 4.54 percent.

Of the 60,875 vaccine doses received by West Virginia, 28,623 residents have been given their first dose of the vaccine.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 48
  • Greenbrier: 38
  • McDowell: 13
  • Mercer: 76
  • Monroe: 5
  • Pocahontas: 3
  • Raleigh: 43
  • Summers: 11
  • Wyoming: 16

Greenbrier, Fayette, Wyoming, and Mercer Counties are colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (668), Berkeley (5,650), Boone (986), Braxton (253), Brooke (1,267), Cabell (4,828), Calhoun (121), Clay (243), Doddridge (227), Fayette (1,629), Gilmer (345), Grant (710), Greenbrier (1,294), Hampshire (907), Hancock (1,686), Hardy (699), Harrison (2,666), Jackson (1,073), Jefferson (2,190), Kanawha (8,193), Lewis (465), Lincoln (700), Logan (1,525), Marion (1,613), Marshall (1,848), Mason (949), McDowell (888), Mercer (2,486), Mineral (2,040), Mingo (1,325), Monongalia (4,989), Monroe (593), Morgan (587), Nicholas (599), Ohio (2,356), Pendleton (262), Pleasants (495), Pocahontas (336), Preston (1,523), Putnam (2,809), Raleigh (2,497), Randolph (1,055), Ritchie (310), Roane (277), Summers (387), Taylor (633), Tucker (302), Tyler (316), Upshur (805), Wayne (1,598), Webster (129), Wetzel (642), Wirt (197), Wood (4,576), Wyoming (1,089).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports there have been 1,422,569 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 77,239 total cases confirmed. This is a 1,303 case increase in 24 hours.

Another 1,138 West Virginians recovered from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries across the state is up to 53,054. The DHHR confirmed 34 new deaths since yesterday’s update. The total number of deaths has now reached 1,228.

*Please note that a death previously reported of an 87-year old female from Gilmer County has been deemed non-COVID related and has been removed from the total death count.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 80-year old male from Jefferson County, an 83-year old female from Fayette County, a 68-year old male from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Hancock County, a 73-year old female from Pocahontas County, an 87-year old female from Fayette County, a 56-year old male from Ohio County, a 77-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 73-year old male from Monongalia County, an 81-year old female from Summers County, a 46-year old female from Kanawha County, a 77-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 92-year old female from Brooke County, a 79-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 63-year old male from Brooke County, a 90-year old female from Brooke County, a 66-year old male from Wyoming County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 65-year old male from Fayette County, an 80-year old female from Hancock County, a 94-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 88-year old female from Monongalia County, a 95-year old male from Hancock County, a 90-year old male from Summers County, an 80-year old female from Randolph County, an 81-year old male from Hancock County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, an 85-year old male from Kanawha County, a 79-year old male from Taylor County, a 62-year old female from Hancock County, a 90-year old female from Putnam County, an 84-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, and a 75-year old female from Kanawha County.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians, especially during the holiday season,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our sympathies to each and every person connected to these individuals.”

Active cases across WV rose by 131, putting the total number of active cases at 22,957. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 7.90 percent. The cumulative percent positive has reached 4.50 percent.

Of the 60,875 vaccine doses received by West Virginia, 26,487 residents have been given their first dose of the vaccine.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 35
  • McDowell: 19
  • Mercer: 57
  • Monroe: 23
  • Pocahontas: 6
  • Raleigh: 20
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 10

Raleigh County has moved to gold on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Wyoming County is one of 35 counties to be colored red on the map.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (657), Berkeley (5,557), Boone (975), Braxton (252), Brooke (1,251), Cabell (4,770), Calhoun (118), Clay (241), Doddridge (219), Fayette (1,581), Gilmer (334), Grant (697), Greenbrier (1,256), Hampshire (891), Hancock (1,650), Hardy (689), Harrison (2,614), Jackson (1,055), Jefferson (2,150), Kanawha (8,074), Lewis (447), Lincoln (695), Logan (1,496), Marion (1,571), Marshall (1,829), Mason (934), McDowell (875), Mercer (2,410), Mineral (2,033), Mingo (1,305), Monongalia (4,915), Monroe (588), Morgan (570), Nicholas (587), Ohio (2,320), Pendleton (253), Pleasants (330), Pocahontas (333), Preston (1,450), Putnam (2,768), Raleigh (2,454), Randolph (1,035), Ritchie (304), Roane (270), Summers (376), Taylor (622), Tucker (291), Tyler (306), Upshur (773), Wayne (1,582), Webster (125), Wetzel (633), Wirt (193), Wood (4,462), Wyoming (1,073).

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 total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

Please note that the COVID-19 dashboard update for Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, will be published at 12:00 p.m. instead of 10:00 a.m.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,41,382 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 75,936 total cases. This is a 1,199 case increase since yesterday’s update.

Recoveries across the state continue to increase, sitting at 51,916. The DHHR confirmed 23 more deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of West Virginians lost due to COVID-19 is up to 1,194.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 74-year old female from Hampshire County, an 80-year old male from Cabell County, a 71-year old female from Morgan County, an 80-year old male from Wood County, a 61-year old male from Mason County, an 84-year old female from Hancock County, a 69-year old female from Mineral County, a 61-year old female from Kanawha County, a 97-year old female from Ritchie County, a 61-year old female from Marshall County, a 99-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 78-year old male from Mineral County, a 74-year old male from Mineral County, a 78-year old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year old female from Raleigh County, a 67-year old male from Marshall County, a 78-year old male from Clay County, a 69-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old female from Putnam County, a 71-year old female from Taylor County, a 91-year old male from Cabell County, an 82-year old male from Monongalia County and a 97-year old female from Jackson County.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases decreased by 38 across the state. The total number of active cases is currently down to 22,826. The cumulative percent positive has reached 4.46 percent. The daily percent positive is highest it has been since April 2020, with it rising to 11.51 percent.

West Virginia has received 60,875 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Of those doses, 18,488 have been administered across the state.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 26
  • Greenbrier: 27
  • McDowell: 26
  • Mercer: 50
  • Monroe: 9
  • Pocahontas: 8
  • Raleigh: 26
  • Summers: 1
  • Wyoming: 23

McDowell County has moved into the orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System. There are 36 counties currently colored red on the map.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (630), Berkeley (5,460), Boone (957), Braxton (240), Brooke (1,226), Cabell (4,683), Calhoun (117), Clay (239), Doddridge (216), Fayette (1,562), Gilmer (319), Grant (690), Greenbrier (1,221), Hampshire (844), Hancock (1,631), Hardy (677), Harrison (2,545), Jackson (1,038), Jefferson (2,131), Kanawha (7,984), Lewis (433), Lincoln (678), Logan (1,483), Marion (1,528), Marshall (1,810), Mason (920), McDowell (856), Mercer (2,353), Mineral (2,023), Mingo (1,289), Monongalia (4,826), Monroe (565), Morgan (560), Nicholas (584), Ohio (2,305), Pendleton (241), Pleasants (317), Pocahontas (327), Preston (1,407), Putnam (2,743), Raleigh (2,434), Randolph (1,028), Ritchie (301), Roane (268), Summers (375), Taylor (609), Tucker (280), Tyler (293), Upshur (756), Wayne (1,555), Webster (121), Wetzel (616), Wirt (188), Wood (4,391), Wyoming (1,063).

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. 

Please note the new section of the Dashboard Overview page showing the total number of vaccines received and administered. This information will be updated along with the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,404,107 total confirmatory lab result received for COVID-19, with 74,737 total cases. This is a 1,400 case increase since yesterday.

There were 1,371 more recoveries reported by the DHHR. The total number of recoveries across WV is up to 50,702. The DHHR confirmed 42 more deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the Mountain State has reached 1,171.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old female from Cabell County, a 67-year old female from Cabell County, an 81-year old female from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Cabell County, an 85-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 79-year old female from Monongalia County, a 52-year old female from Grant County, an 86-year old male from Mercer County, an 83-year old female from Hampshire County, a 67-year old female from Lincoln County, a 67-year old male from Raleigh County, a 92-year old female from Preston County, a 70-year old female from Monongalia County, a 78-year old female from Fayette County, a 92-year old female from Mineral County, an 87-year old female from Mineral County, an 81-year old female from Harrison County, an 89-year old female from Monongalia County, a 93-year old female from Hancock County, an 83-year old female from Wood County, an 84-year old female from Monongalia County, a 100-year old female from Wood County, a 67-year old female from Logan County, a 63-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Preston County, an 88-year old female from Preston County, a 48-year old female from Mercer County, a 79-year old male from Preston County, an 89-year old male from Monongalia County, an 84-year old male from Nicholas County, a 92-year old female from Monongalia County, a 78-year old male from Hancock County, a 59-year old female from Monongalia County, a 94-year old female from Cabell County, a 75-year old male from Summers County, a 94-year old male from Hancock County, a 91-year old female from Monongalia County, an 84-year old female from Fayette County, an 86-year old female from Preston County, an 88-year old male from Monongalia County, an 81-year old male from Preston County, and an 82-year old female from Mineral County.

“Each tragic death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We send our sympathy to these families and urge all West Virginians to continue following the guidelines to protect our residents.”

There was a 13 case drop when it came to active cases in WV. The total number of active cases is currently at 22,864. The cumulative percent positive continues to increase with it reaching 4.43 percent. The daily percent positive rose significantly, reaching 10.25 percent.

There have been 4,500 more vaccines received in WV, putting the total number of received vaccines at 21,075. There have been 15,914 vaccine doses administered across the state.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 21
  • Greenbrier: 39
  • McDowell: 9
  • Mercer: 60
  • Monroe: 7
  • Pocahontas: 4
  • Raleigh: 48
  • Summers: 6
  • Wyoming: 17

Mercer County and Greenbrier County are both colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert system. A total of 33 counties remain in the red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (624), Berkeley (5,348), Boone (942), Braxton (227), Brooke (1,213), Cabell (4,593), Calhoun (116), Clay (236), Doddridge (212), Fayette (1,536), Gilmer (295), Grant (683), Greenbrier (1,194), Hampshire (832), Hancock (1,609), Hardy (661), Harrison (2,478), Jackson (1,027), Jefferson (2,108), Kanawha (7,904), Lewis (421), Lincoln (671), Logan (1,449), Marion (1,510), Marshall (1,801), Mason (906), McDowell (830), Mercer (2,303), Mineral (2,000), Mingo (1,261), Monongalia (4,778), Monroe (556), Morgan (560), Nicholas (576), Ohio (2,282), Pendleton (235), Pleasants (303), Pocahontas (319), Preston (1,352), Putnam (2,725), Raleigh (2,408), Randolph (1,007), Ritchie (301), Roane (264), Summers (374), Taylor (593), Tucker (276), Tyler (290), Upshur (739), Wayne (1,526), Webster (121), Wetzel (601), Wirt (185), Wood (4,336), Wyoming (1,040).

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. 

Please note the new section of the Dashboard Overview page showing the total number of vaccines received and administered. This information will be updated along with the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,396,471 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 73,337 total cases. This is a 995 case increase since Sunday’s update.

The DHHR reports 751 more West Virginians recovered from the virus, putting the total number of recoveries at 49,331. Only one death was confirmed over the last 24 hours.

DHHR has confirmed the death of a 93-year old male from Wayne County.

“I offer my deepest condolences to all who are grieving the loss of loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases increased by 243, putting the total number of active cases across WV at 22,877. The cumulative percent positive sits at 4.38. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 7.19 percent.

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

  • Fayette: 20
  • Greenbrier: 24
  • McDowell: 12
  • Mercer: 66
  • Monroe: 7
  • Raleigh: 33
  • Summers: 10
  • Wyoming: 8

The DHHR reports there have been a total of 16,575 vaccine doses received by WV. Of these vaccine doses, 15,135 have been administered by health officials.

Greenbrier, Mercer, and Wyoming Counties are colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System. A total of 32 counties are in the red in WV.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (617), Berkeley (5,259), Boone (928), Braxton (223), Brooke (1,181), Cabell (4,481), Calhoun (115), Clay (231), Doddridge (205), Fayette (1,515), Gilmer (292), Grant (667), Greenbrier (1,155), Hampshire (817), Hancock (1,567), Hardy (635), Harrison (2,422), Jackson (1,013), Jefferson (2,081), Kanawha (7,773), Lewis (406), Lincoln (649), Logan (1,411), Marion (1,476), Marshall (1,790), Mason (906), McDowell (821), Mercer (2,243), Mineral (1,994), Mingo (1,237), Monongalia (4,718), Monroe (549), Morgan (548), Nicholas (573), Ohio (2,248), Pendleton (225), Pleasants (288), Pocahontas (315), Preston (1,320), Putnam (2,678), Raleigh (2,360), Randolph (992), Ritchie (295), Roane (261), Summers (368), Taylor (574), Tucker (272), Tyler (283), Upshur (710), Wayne (1,496), Webster (121), Wetzel (589), Wirt (177), Wood (4,244), Wyoming (1,023).

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. 

Please note the new section of the Dashboard Overview page showing the total number of vaccines received and administered. This information will be updated along with the daily dashboard update. 

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State.

The DHHR reports six additional deaths in the past 24 hours. This brings the death toll to 1,128. These deaths include a 57-year old male from Randolph County, a 72-year old female from Taylor County, an 84-year old male Marion County, an 86-year old male from Grant County, an 81-year old female from Kanawha County, and a 72-year old female from Grant County.

“Words cannot convey the despair we feel over each and every life lost to this terrible virus,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. We offer sincere condolences to the family and friends of these West Virginians.”

The total number of COVID-19 cases is up to 72,342. This is an increase of 1,127 cases. Active cases rose by 385, bringing that total to 22,634. The cumulative percent positive continues to increase, reaching 4.35 percent. The daily percent positive rose to 9.4 percent. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia Counties:

  • Fayette: 18
  • Greenbrier: 44
  • McDowell: 13
  • Mercer: 63
  • Monroe: 20
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 35
  • Summers: 4
  • Wyoming: 10

On the County Alert System, McDowell County moved into the Yellow Category, Raleigh moved into Orange, and Mercer County moved into the Red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (608), Berkeley (5,193), Boone (911), Braxton (223), Brooke (1,169), Cabell (4,451), Calhoun (115), Clay (230), Doddridge (203), Fayette (1,495), Gilmer (272), Grant (651), Greenbrier (1,131), Hampshire (810), Hancock (1,546), Hardy (622), Harrison (2,377), Jackson (1,007), Jefferson (2,054), Kanawha (7,666), Lewis (398), Lincoln (641), Logan (1,389), Marion (1,443), Marshall (1,781), Mason (897), McDowell (809), Mercer (2,177), Mineral (1,989), Mingo (1,214), Monongalia (4,668), Monroe (542), Morgan (534), Nicholas (566), Ohio (2,214), Pendleton (221), Pleasants (285), Pocahontas (315), Preston (1,296), Putnam (2,643), Raleigh (2,327), Randolph (983), Ritchie (287), Roane (253), Summers (358), Taylor (572), Tucker (271), Tyler (282), Upshur (710), Wayne (1,481), Webster (121), Wetzel (588), Wirt (175), Wood (4,163), Wyoming (1,015).

Please note that 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 Roane County in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms the deaths of 31 individuals. The death toll now stands at 1,122.

These deaths include a 77-year old male from Marion County, an 82-year old male from Raleigh County, an 82-year old male Mineral County, a 75-year old male from Marshall County, an 82-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 75-year old male from Marshall County, a 90-year old female from Jefferson County, a 69-year old female from Berkeley County, an 81-year old male from Hancock County, a 65-year old female from Gilmer County, a 76-year old male from Hancock County, a 90-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 70-year old male from Hancock County, a 50-year old male from Marshall County, a 67-year old male from Raleigh County, an 88-year old female from Hancock County, an 86-year old female from Jefferson County, a 64-year old male from Wood County, a 74-year old female from Cabell County, a 77-year old female from Kanawha County, a 72-year old male from Morgan County, a 58-year old male from Hampshire County, a 101-year old female from Monongalia County, an 87-year old female from Putnam County, an 86-year old female from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, a 68-year old male from Monongalia County, a 78-year old female from Kanawha County, a 93-year old male from Harrison County, a 70-year old male from Morgan County, an 81-year old male from Marshall County.

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians, especially during the holiday season,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our sympathies to each and every person connected to these individuals.”

New cases rose by 1,464 in the Mountain State, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 71,215. Active cases rose by 221, bringing that total to 22,249. The cumulative percent positive continues to increase, reaching 4.32 percent. The daily percent positive rose to 7.91 percent. Here is the breakdown of cases in our southeastern West Virginia Counties:

  • Fayette: 29
  • Greenbrier: 21
  • McDowell: 10
  • Mercer: 54
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 56
  • Summers: 8
  • Wyoming: 10

On the County Alert System, Raleigh and Pocahontas Counties both moved into the Gold Category. Monroe County moved into the Orange.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (605), Berkeley (5,084), Boone (900), Braxton (210), Brooke (1,144), Cabell (4,390), Calhoun (114), Clay (223), Doddridge (200), Fayette (1,477), Gilmer (270), Grant (647), Greenbrier (1,087), Hampshire (780), Hancock (1,529), Hardy (614), Harrison (2,323), Jackson (982), Jefferson (2,020), Kanawha (7,611), Lewis (392), Lincoln (634), Logan (1,364), Marion (1,415), Marshall (1,767), Mason (886), McDowell (796), Mercer (2,114), Mineral (1,978), Mingo (1,207), Monongalia (4,596), Monroe (522), Morgan (525), Nicholas (546), Ohio (2,185), Pendleton (214), Pleasants (277), Pocahontas (314), Preston (1,259), Putnam (2,629), Raleigh (2,292), Randolph (983), Ritchie (282), Roane (254), Summers (354), Taylor (565), Tucker (267), Tyler (272), Upshur (699), Wayne (1,468), Webster (119), Wetzel (576), Wirt (173), Wood (4,076), Wyoming (1,005).

Please note that 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 Calhoun County in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,365,174 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 69,751 total cases. This is a 1,266 case increase in 24 hours.

Recoveries across the state rose by 1,050, putting the total number of West Virginians to recover from the virus up to 46,632. The DHHR confirmed 20 additional deaths since yesterday. The total number of deaths has risen to 1,091.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 60-year old female from Barbour County, a 74-year old female from Monroe County, an 83-year old male from Berkeley County, a 77-year old male from Raleigh County, a 77-year old female from Wyoming County, a 17-year old male from Kanawha County, a 64-year old female from Kanawha County, a 58-year old male from Kanawha County, a 46-year old male from Mineral County, an 85-year old male from Mineral County, a 78-year old male from McDowell County, an 86-year old female from Wood County, a 65-year old female from Wood County, a 78-year old female from Berkeley County, a 78-year old male from Hancock County, an 80-year old male from Cabell County, a 67-year old female from Mingo County, a 61-year old male from Grant County, a 95-year old female from Wyoming County, and an 84-year old female from Wood County.

“Today is another hard day as West Virginians cope with the loss of loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “These are people—mothers, fathers, grandparents, brothers, and sisters. Our deepest condolences go out to the families who have lost loved ones in this pandemic.”

Active cases rose by 196 across the state. The total number of active cases is up to 22,028. The cumulative percent positive continues to increase, reaching 4.27 percent. The daily percent positive dropped to 7.28 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 19
  • Greenbrier: 41
  • McDowell: 13
  • Mercer: 54
  • Monroe: 11
  • Pocahontas: 5
  • Raleigh: 24
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 7

Greenbrier County is one of 24 counties across WV to be colored red on the DHHR’s County Alert System.


CASES PER COUNTY:
Barbour (591), Berkeley (4,981), Boone (873), Braxton (205), Brooke (1,097), Cabell (4,306), Calhoun (115), Clay (222), Doddridge (190), Fayette (1,448), Gilmer (267), Grant (636), Greenbrier (1066), Hampshire (753), Hancock (1,477), Hardy (585), Harrison (2,269), Jackson (973), Jefferson (1,990), Kanawha (7,503), Lewis (383), Lincoln (617), Logan (1,322), Marion (1,382), Marshall (1,741), Mason (872), McDowell (786), Mercer (2,060), Mineral (1,961), Mingo (1,186), Monongalia (4,512), Monroe (516), Morgan (518), Nicholas (538), Ohio (2,137), Pendleton (209), Pleasants (234), Pocahontas (309), Preston (1,237), Putnam (2,580), Raleigh (2,236), Randolph (977), Ritchie (277), Roane (253), Summers (346), Taylor (537), Tucker (255), Tyler (260), Upshur (683), Wayne (1,442), Webster (118), Wetzel (562), Wirt (170), Wood (3,993), Wyoming (995).

Please note that 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.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,353,347 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 68,485 total cases. This is a 1,636 case increase since yesterday’s update.

There were 1,032 additional recoveries reported by the DHHR. The total number of recoveries across the state is at 45,582. The DHHR confirmed 32 more deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the Mountain State is up to 1,071.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 98-year old female from Barbour County, a 78-year old male from Barbour County, an 81-year old male from Monongalia County, a 92-year old female from Brooke County, a 105-year old female from Jefferson County, a 57-year old female from Ohio County, a 70-year old female from Marshall County, an 84-year old male from Boone County, a 92-year old female from Ohio County, an 85-year old male from Preston County, an 89-year old female from Marshall County, a 100-year old female from Boone County, a 74-year old female from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Brooke County, an 81-year old male from Brooke County, an 80-year old male from Marshall County, a 75-year old female from Hardy County, a 76-year old male from Mercer County, a 71-year old male from Lewis County, an 85-year old female from Preston County, a 92-year old female from Brooke County, a 76-year old male from Mercer County, a 59-year old female from Harrison County, a 66-year old female from Wood County, a 61-year old male from Wood County, a 76-year old male from Tucker County, a 60-year old female from Barbour County, a 93-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old male from Monongalia County, a 90-year old female from Raleigh County, an 83-year old female from Raleigh County, and an 81-year old male from Raleigh County.

“Every life lost to this deadly virus leaves a hole in a family, a community and our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I offer my deepest sympathies to all who are mourning a loved one today.”

Active cases have increased by 572, putting the total number of active cases in WV at 21,832. The daily percent positive dropped back down to 8.13 percent. The cumulative percent positive continues to rise, with it reaching 4.23 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases across the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 22
  • Greenbrier: 62
  • McDowell: 18
  • Mercer: 71
  • Monroe: 14
  • Pocahontas: 1
  • Raleigh: 46
  • Summers: 9
  • Wyoming: 11

Both Fayette County and Greenbrier County are now colored orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Summers County is now colored yellow, with Wyoming County switching to gold.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (577), Berkeley (4,916), Boone (859), Braxton (190), Brooke (1,083), Cabell (4,221), Calhoun (112), Clay (216), Doddridge (183), Fayette (1,429), Gilmer (262), Grant (624), Greenbrier (1025), Hampshire (724), Hancock (1,441), Hardy (578), Harrison (2,205), Jackson (949), Jefferson (1,961), Kanawha (7,412), Lewis (369), Lincoln (596), Logan (1,292), Marion (1,347), Marshall (1,724), Mason (856), McDowell (773), Mercer (2,006), Mineral (1,941), Mingo (1,172), Monongalia (4,422), Monroe (505), Morgan (499), Nicholas (529), Ohio (2,102), Pendleton (202), Pleasants (228), Pocahontas (304), Preston (1,188), Putnam (2,560), Raleigh (2,212), Randolph (969), Ritchie (272), Roane (248), Summers (343), Taylor (530), Tucker (252), Tyler (254), Upshur (675), Wayne (1,417), Webster (114), Wetzel (549), Wirt (167), Wood (3,913), Wyoming (988).

Please note that 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.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there have been 1,339,101 total confirmatory lab results received for COVID-19, with 66,849 total cases. This is a 1,141 case increase in the last 24 hours.

There were 945 more West Virginians to recover from the coronavirus. The total number of recoveries is up to 44,550. The DHHR confirms 27 new deaths related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths across WV is at 1,039.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 53-year old female from Cabell County, a 92-year old female from Wyoming County, a 76-year old male from Brooke County, a 76-year old female from Lewis County, a 79-year old male from Hardy County, an 82-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 76-year old male from Brooke County, an 81-year old female from Ohio County, a 69-year old male from Ohio County, an 83-year old male from Hancock County, a 75-year old male from Mercer County, a 62-year old male from Marshall County, a 79-year old male from Wetzel County, a 73-year old male from Wetzel County, an 87-year old male from Morgan County, a 92-year old female from Marion County, a 66-year old female from Greenbrier County, an 85-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old male from Pocahontas County, a 73-year old female from Marshall County, an 88-year old female from Marshall County, an 84-year old female from Cabell County, a 73-year old male from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Putnam County, a 64-year old male from Kanawha County, an 83-year old female from Berkeley County, and a 68-year old male from Kanawha County.

“It never gets easier to announce the amount of COVID-19 cases or all the people we have lost,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “This pandemic has affected all West Virginians. Our hearts go out to those who have lost loved ones and to every person who has been affected by COVID-19.”

Active cases in the Mounatin State rose by 169 cases. The total number of active cases is up to 21,260. The cumulative percent positve continues to increase, rising to 4.18 percent. The daily percent positive has risen to 10.27 percent.

Here is a breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 8
  • Greenbrier: 18
  • McDowell: 3
  • Mercer: 30
  • Monroe: 6
  • Pocahontas: 3
  • Raleigh: 62
  • Summers: 3
  • Wyoming: 6

Raleigh County is colored orange on the DHHR’s County Alert System. Greenbrier County has moved into the red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (575), Berkeley (4,745), Boone (841), Braxton (187), Brooke (1,069), Cabell (4,134), Calhoun (112), Clay (211), Doddridge (178), Fayette (1,407), Gilmer (258), Grant (606), Greenbrier (963), Hampshire (682), Hancock (1,378), Hardy (553), Harrison (2,123), Jackson (941), Jefferson (1,914), Kanawha (7,282), Lewis (359), Lincoln (578), Logan (1,261), Marion (1,310), Marshall (1,711), Mason (836), McDowell (755), Mercer (1,935), Mineral (1,900), Mingo (1,151), Monongalia (4,319), Monroe (491), Morgan (482), Nicholas (521), Ohio (2,067), Pendleton (193), Pleasants (219), Pocahontas (303), Preston (1,147), Putnam (2,528), Raleigh (2,166), Randolph (947), Ritchie (265), Roane (244), Summers (334), Taylor (516), Tucker (244), Tyler (250), Upshur (661), Wayne (1,391), Webster (111), Wetzel (541), Wirt (164), Wood (3,813), Wyoming (977).

Please note that 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 Webster County in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

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