WV DHHR COVID-19 update – Jan. 8


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of January 8, 2021, there have been 1,610,917 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 97,898 total cases and 1,554 deaths.

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.”

Cases Per CountyBarbour (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.

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.

 

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