The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 20, 2022, there are currently 2,957 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been nine deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,115 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old male from Wyoming County, an 86-year old male from Putnam County, a 93-year old male from Boone County, a 67-year old female from Boone County, an 84-year old male from Ohio County, a 93-year old male from Cabell County, a 92-year old male from Berkeley County, an 81-year old female from Marshall County, and a 90-year old female from Mason County.
“Many communities within our state have been affected by the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Protect yourself and your community by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and boosters.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (22), Berkeley (154), Boone (46), Braxton (22), Brooke (22), Cabell (169), Calhoun (7), Clay (12), Doddridge (4), Fayette (88), Gilmer (11), Grant (19), Greenbrier (61), Hampshire (40), Hancock (19), Hardy (27), Harrison (133), Jackson (37), Jefferson (81), Kanawha (292), Lewis (30), Lincoln (33), Logan (70), Marion (98), Marshall (46), Mason (42), McDowell (45), Mercer (159), Mineral (34), Mingo (36), Monongalia (143), Monroe (26), Morgan (15), Nicholas (54), Ohio (49), Pendleton (3), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (12), Preston (28), Putnam (109), Raleigh (178), Randolph (23), Ritchie (12), Roane (30), Summers (16), Taylor (25), Tucker (14), Tyler (11), Upshur (41), Wayne (42), Webster (18), Wetzel (35), Wirt (1), Wood (141), Wyoming (58). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit coronavirus.wv.gov and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.
West Virginians ages 6 months and older are recommended to get vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. Those 5 years and older should receive a booster shot when due. Second booster shots for those age 50 and over who are 4 months or greater from their first booster are recommended, as well as for younger individuals over 12 years old with serious and chronic health conditions that lead to being considered moderately to severely immunocompromised.
Visit the WV COVID-19 Vaccination Due Date Calculator, a free, online tool that helps individuals figure out when they may be due for a COVID-19 shot, making it easier to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.