WV DHHR COVID-19 update – September 3


CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 3, 2021, there have been 3,443,857 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 194,863 total cases and 3,124 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 36-year-old female from Marshall County, a 95-year-old female from Harrison County, a 101-year-old female from Braxton County, an 81-year-old male from Harrison County, a 93-year-old male from Lincoln County, a 93-year-old female from Lincoln County, and an 85-year-old female from Logan County.

“Today’s news of additional losses is a heartbreaking reminder of the threat this virus presents,” 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 (2,023), Berkeley (14,698), Boone (2,511), Braxton (1,296), Brooke (2,447), Cabell (10,824), Calhoun (581), Clay (763), Doddridge (761), Fayette (4,311), Gilmer (1,024), Grant (1,494), Greenbrier (3,524), Hampshire (2,209), Hancock (3,105),  Hardy (1,819), Harrison (7,315), Jackson (2,636), Jefferson (5,384), Kanawha (18,347), Lewis (1,837), Lincoln (1,909), Logan (3,877), Marion (5,462), Marshall (4,139), Mason (2,562), McDowell (1,985), Mercer (6,257), Mineral (3,342), Mingo (3,289), Monongalia (10,408), Monroe (1,575), Morgan (1,472), Nicholas (2,383), Ohio (4,935), Pendleton (869), Pleasants (1,081), Pocahontas (829), Preston (3,325), Putnam (6,301), Raleigh (8,448), Randolph (3,735), Ritchie (909), Roane (876), Summers (1,018), Taylor (1,584), Tucker (701), Tyler (977), Upshur (2,763), Wayne (3,876), Webster (759), Wetzel (1,821), Wirt (549), Wood (9,377), Wyoming (2,561).

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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