WV DHHR COVID-19 update – September 8

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 8, 2021, there have been 3,503,676 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 201,660 total cases and 3,169 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year-old female from Berkeley County, a 46-year-old male from Lewis County, a 57-year-old female from Summers County, a 79-year-old female from Putnam County, an 83-year-old male from Grant County, a 102-year-old male from Kanawha County, an 80-year-old male from Berkeley County, a 73-year-old male from Braxton County, a 62-year-old male from Cabell County, a 79-year-old male from Cabell County, a 66-year-old male from Clay County, a 61-year-old male from Raleigh County, an 86-year-old male from Berkeley County, a 72-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 69-year-old female from Fayette County, a 59-year-old female from Cabell County, a 71-year-old female from Taylor County, and a 61-year-old female from Logan County.

“These are holes in our hearts and communities,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please schedule your COVID-19 vaccine today to prevent further loss of life.”

Cases Per County: Barbour (2,096), Berkeley (14,994), Boone (2,624), Braxton (1,372), Brooke (2,527), Cabell (11,186), Calhoun (640), Clay (828), Doddridge (822), Fayette (4,464), Gilmer (1,052), Grant (1,574), Greenbrier (3,705), Hampshire (2,293), Hancock (3,167), Hardy (1,862), Harrison (7,529), Jackson (2,746), Jefferson (5,499), Kanawha (18,946), Lewis (1,943), Lincoln (1,979), Logan (4,030), Marion (5,649), Marshall (4,233), Mason (2,691), McDowell (2,050), Mercer (6,457), Mineral (3,478), Mingo (3,430), Monongalia (10,610), Monroe (1,658), Morgan (1,526), Nicholas (2,512), Ohio (5,038), Pendleton (895), Pleasants (1,123), Pocahontas (853), Preston (3,444), Putnam (6,546), Raleigh (8,740), Randolph (3,887), Ritchie (964), Roane (928), Summers (1,048), Taylor (1,628), Tucker (738), Tyler (1,031), Upshur (2,895), Wayne (4,047), Webster (792), Wetzel (1,882), Wirt (578), Wood (9,786), Wyoming (2,645).

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.