WV DHHR COVID-19 update – October 8


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 8, 2021, there are currently 11,926 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 70 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 3,935 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “If you are eligible, I urge you to schedule your COVID vaccine today.”

Current Active Cases Per County: Barbour (65), Berkeley (796), Boone (192), Braxton (81), Brooke (90), Cabell (605), Calhoun (25), Clay (44), Doddridge (97), Fayette (288), Gilmer (51), Grant (109), Greenbrier (184), Hampshire (97), Hancock (176), Hardy (96), Harrison (771), Jackson (217), Jefferson (258), Kanawha (1,073), Lewis (166), Lincoln (158), Logan (176), Marion (578), Marshall (198), Mason (179), McDowell (213), Mercer (428), Mineral (177), Mingo (151), Monongalia (286), Monroe (63), Morgan (94), Nicholas (198), Ohio (166), Pendleton (21), Pleasants (36), Pocahontas (39), Preston (311), Putnam (445), Raleigh (394), Randolph (108), Ritchie (83), Roane (136), Summers (35), Taylor (101), Tucker (46), Tyler (59), Upshur (168), Wayne (322), Webster (70), Wetzel (140), Wirt (39), Wood (652), Wyoming (175). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.

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.

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

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