WV DHHR COVID-19 update – June 16

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 16, 2021, there have been 2,955,717 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 163,311 total cases and 2,861 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 66-year-old female from Raleigh County, a 77-year-old female from Tyler County, an 85-year-old male from Greenbrier County, and a 71-year-old male from Greenbrier County.

“We mourn the loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please honor these families by protecting yourself and others with the COVID-19 vaccine.”

Cases Per County: Barbour (1,512), Berkeley (12,796), Boone (2,171), Braxton (1,001), Brooke (2,246), Cabell (8,862), Calhoun (381), Clay (541), Doddridge (636), Fayette (3,544), Gilmer (881), Grant (1,307), Greenbrier (2,882), Hampshire (1,919), Hancock (2,839), Hardy (1,567), Harrison (6,140), Jackson (2,225), Jefferson (4,776), Kanawha (15,454), Lewis (1,280), Lincoln (1,592), Logan (3,271), Marion (4,626), Marshall (3,533), Mason (2,048), McDowell (1,612), Mercer (5,117), Mineral (2,971), Mingo (2,722), Monongalia (9,390), Monroe (1,204), Morgan (1,224), Nicholas (1,893), Ohio (4,303), Pendleton (724), Pleasants (959), Pocahontas (681), Preston (2,954), Putnam (5,314), Raleigh (7,057), Randolph (2,841), Ritchie (755), Roane (659), Summers (857), Taylor (1,271), Tucker (545), Tyler (741), Upshur (1,959), Wayne (3,180), Webster (543), Wetzel (1,386), Wirt (456), Wood (7,923), Wyoming (2,040).

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. Such is the case of Jefferson and Wayne counties 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.