July 11, 2022
STATEWIDE - West Virginia reported 22 more COVID deaths on Monday, ending a string of two straight reporting days with zero deaths.
The state also had 2,858 active cases, 285 COVID hospitalizations and 1,988 new cases since Friday's report.
The death toll now stands at 7,091.
The County Alert map was mostly yellow Monday, with Wyoming and McDowell in gold and a few counties in green. Lewis has switched from gold to green.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 96-year old female from Wayne County, a 91-year old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year old female from Mason County, a 94-year old female from Roane County, a 91-year old female from Kanawha County, a 95-year old male from Cabell County, a 71-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old male from Wyoming County, a 75-year old male from Hancock County, a 56-year old male from Wood County, an 81-year old female from Roane County, an 85-year old female from Harrison County, an 88-year old male from Kanawha County, an 87-year old female from Cabell County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, a 92-year old female from Fayette County, an 83-year old male from Kanawha County, a 44-year old female from Jefferson County, a 78-year old male from Lewis County, an 80-year old male from Wayne County, a 79-year old female from Wyoming County, and a 78-year old female from Upshur County.
In West Virginia, we have a high percentage of children who are cared for by a grandparent,” said Bill J. Crouch. “We cannot afford to lose these family pillars, who provide critical love and care, to COVID-19. Please protect your family with the vaccine and boosters.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (12), Berkeley (181), Boone (40), Braxton (15), Brooke (20), Cabell (141), Calhoun (7), Clay (8), Doddridge (5), Fayette (92), Gilmer (10), Grant (13), Greenbrier (68), Hampshire (21), Hancock (43), Hardy (22), Harrison (137), Jackson (31), Jefferson (82), Kanawha (337), Lewis (25), Lincoln (22), Logan (53), Marion (97), Marshall (71), Mason (41), McDowell (67), Mercer (118), Mineral (34), Mingo (38), Monongalia (140), Monroe (21), Morgan (11), Nicholas (47), Ohio (58), Pendleton (7), Pleasants (16), Pocahontas (2), Preston (43), Putnam (96), Raleigh (145), Randolph (18), Ritchie (13), Roane (13), Summers (24), Taylor (27), Tucker (14), Tyler (5), Upshur (62), Wayne (17), Webster (24), Wetzel (24), Wirt (6), Wood (128), Wyoming (59).
To find the cumulative cases per county, TAP HERE 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, simply TAP HERE or call 1-833-734-0965.
To locate COVID-19 testing near you, please TAP HERE.