W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – April 27


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 27, 2022, there are currently 719 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been six deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,851 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“These deaths have caused holes in our hearts and communities,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge all West Virginians to receive their COVID-19 vaccine or booster today.”

Current active cases per county: Barbour (7), Berkeley (72), Boone (8), Braxton (2), Brooke (14), Cabell (35), Calhoun (16), Clay (3), Doddridge (2), Fayette (14), Gilmer (3), Grant (4), Greenbrier (18), Hampshire (13), Hancock (6), Hardy (1), Harrison (23), Jackson (1), Jefferson (26), Kanawha (71), Lewis (0), Lincoln (11), Logan (23), Marion (26), Marshall (13), Mason (7), McDowell (8), Mercer (5), Mineral (6), Mingo (2), Monongalia (42), Monroe (10), Morgan (10), Nicholas (7), Ohio (32), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (0), Pocahontas (13), Preston (13), Putnam (28), Raleigh (57), Randolph (6), Ritchie (3), Roane (2), Summers (0), Taylor (2), Tucker (0), Tyler (0), Upshur (13), Wayne (7), Webster (0), Wetzel (10), Wirt (5), Wood (13), Wyoming (5). 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.

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

West Virginians ages 5 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Boosters are also available. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1 (833) 734-0965.

Free COVID-19 testing opportunities are all across the state; However, please check with the testing venue, DHHR’s social media pages and the COVID-19 website at https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx for any cancellations.

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