WV DHHR COVID-19 update – September 10

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 10, 2021, there have been 3,544,131 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 205,783 total cases and 3,207 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 58-year-old male from Raleigh County, a 75-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 94-year-old female from Raleigh County, an 81-year-old male from Pleasants County, an 81-year-old female from Barbour County, a 54-year-old male from Raleigh County, a 33-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year-old male from Pleasants County, a 73-year-old male from Barbour County, a 79-year-old male from Upshur County, a 70-year-old female from Lewis County, a 62-year-old male from Mercer County, a 62-year-old male from Greenbrier County, a 68-year-old male from Mingo County, a 69-year-old male from Wood County, a 72-year-old female from Marion County, a 55-year-old male from Cabell County, and a 61-year-old male from Logan County.

“As we continue the fight against this pandemic, we are saddened by the loss of more West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine is the most powerful way to prevent further loss of life to this devastating disease.”

Cases Per County:  Barbour (2,133), Berkeley (15,147), Boone (2,673), Braxton (1,420), Brooke (2,560), Cabell (11,411), Calhoun (696), Clay (851), Doddridge (857), Fayette (4,545), Gilmer (1,066), Grant (1,613), Greenbrier (3,784), Hampshire (2,345), Hancock (3,210), Hardy (1,924), Harrison (7,723), Jackson (2,784), Jefferson (5,582), Kanawha (19,268), Lewis (2,000), Lincoln (2,040), Logan (4,161), Marion (5,741), Marshall (4,309), Mason (2,760), McDowell (2,086), Mercer (6,593), Mineral (3,549), Mingo (3,529), Monongalia (10,737), Monroe (1,693), Morgan (1,553), Nicholas (2,582), Ohio (5,099), Pendleton (913), Pleasants (1,137), Pocahontas (870), Preston (3,532), Putnam (6,685), Raleigh (8,919), Randolph (4,005), Ritchie (1,007), Roane (970), Summers (1,081), Taylor (1,651), Tucker (762), Tyler (1,051), Upshur (3,026), Wayne (4,123), Webster (799), Wetzel (1,935), Wirt (592), Wood (9,977), Wyoming (2,724).

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. 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 second 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.