WV DHHR COVID-19 update – July 21

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 21, 2021, there have been 3,081,025 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 165,398 total cases and 2,920 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the death of a 64-year-old male from Marion County.

“We mourn the loss of this West Virginian and send our deepest sympathies to his loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Vaccines are safe and effective, and if you are eligible, please do your part to end the pandemic by scheduling a COVID vaccine.”

Cases Per County: Barbour (1,521), Berkeley (12,966), Boone (2,187), Braxton (1,028), Brooke (2,254), Cabell (8,990), Calhoun (399), Clay (544), Doddridge (648), Fayette (3,583), Gilmer (890), Grant (1,319), Greenbrier (2,915), Hampshire (1,935), Hancock (2,859), Hardy (1,587), Harrison (6,255), Jackson (2,278), Jefferson (4,822), Kanawha (15,579), Lewis (1,319), Lincoln (1,610), Logan (3,316), Marion (4,693), Marshall (3,551), Mason (2,087), McDowell (1,652), Mercer (5,236), Mineral (3,003), Mingo (2,792), Monongalia (9,445), Monroe (1,229), Morgan (1,255), Nicholas (1,932), Ohio (4,332), Pendleton (726), Pleasants (960), Pocahontas (683), Preston (2,970), Putnam (5,399), Raleigh (7,132), Randolph (2,872), Ritchie (768), Roane (667), Summers (867), Taylor (1,306), Tucker (549), Tyler (753), Upshur (2005), Wayne (3,203), Webster (587), Wetzel (1,403), Wirt (468), Wood (7,989), Wyoming (2,080).

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 Lincoln County in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov.

For free COVID-19 testing opportunities across the state, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.