WV DHHR COVID-19 update – September 15


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 15, 2021, there have been 3,624,248 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 214,984 total cases and 3,296 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 62-year-old male from Harrison County, a 74-year-old male from Preston County, a 46-year-old male from Upshur County, an 87-year-old male from Mineral County, a 47-year-old female from Cabell County, a 61-year-old male from Berkeley County, a 71-year-old female from Pleasants County, a 79-year-old male from Harrison County, an 88-year-old male from Mingo County, a 79-year-old male from Randolph County, an 80-year-old male from Tyler County, an 81-year-old male from Mineral County, a 72-year-old male from Harrison County, a 75-year-old female from Cabell County, a 50-year-old female from Kanawha County, a 69-year-old male from Hancock County, a 47-year-old male from Cabell County, a 73-year-old female from Calhoun County, a 46-year-old female from Harrison County, a 69-year-old female from Mineral County, a 73-year-old male from Jefferson County, a 29-year-old male from Berkeley County, a 54-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 58-year-old female from Wirt County, a 58-year-old female from Monroe County, a 44-year-old male from Raleigh County, a 71-year-old female from Monongalia County, a 58-year-old male from Mingo County, a 55-year-old male from Monongalia County, an 80-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 58-year-old male from Lewis County, a 67-year-old female from Raleigh County, an 82-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 77-year-old male from Logan County, and an 87-year-old female from Logan County.

“This is another tragic day for West Virginia as the death toll continues to rise. Our heart goes out to these West Virginians and their families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “Please continue all prevention efforts against COVID-19, including scheduling a vaccine.”

Cases Per County: Barbour (2,207), Berkeley (15,490), Boone (2,804), Braxton (1,538), Brooke (2,657), Cabell (12,223), Calhoun (730), Clay (946), Doddridge (910), Fayette (4,795), Gilmer (1,090), Grant (1,699), Greenbrier (3,964), Hampshire (2,464), Hancock (3,347), Hardy (2,012), Harrison (8,097), Jackson (2,932), Jefferson (5,740), Kanawha (19,943), Lewis (2,150), Lincoln (2,164), Logan (4,368), Marion (5,979), Marshall (4,473), Mason (2,906), McDowell (2,192), Mercer (6,879), Mineral (3,722), Mingo (3,698), Monongalia (10,976), Monroe (1,769), Morgan (1,626), Nicholas (2,721), Ohio (5,265), Pendleton (959), Pleasants (1,183), Pocahontas (904), Preston (3,735), Putnam (6,996), Raleigh (9,297), Randolph (4,171), Ritchie (1,077), Roane (1,011), Summers (1,122), Taylor (1,725), Tucker (804), Tyler (1,101), Upshur (3,188), Wayne (4,359), Webster (842), Wetzel (2,025), Wirt (636), Wood (10,468), Wyoming (2,905).

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.

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