W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – April 29


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 29, 2022, there are currently 882 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There has been one death reported since the last report, with a total of 6,856 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“We mourn the loss of this West Virginian and extend our deepest sympathies to the family,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please schedule a COVID-19 vaccine and booster shot to protect yourself and those around you.”

Current active cases per county: Barbour (8), Berkeley (78), Boone (11), Braxton (4), Brooke (10), Cabell (39), Calhoun (21), Clay (0), Doddridge (1), Fayette (23), Gilmer (3), Grant (5), Greenbrier (32), Hampshire (13), Hancock (12), Hardy (5), Harrison (22), Jackson (2), Jefferson (29), Kanawha (83), Lewis (6), Lincoln (14), Logan (25), Marion (32), Marshall (24), Mason (6), McDowell (10), Mercer (21), Mineral (5), Mingo (3), Monongalia (48), Monroe (10), Morgan (11), Nicholas (11), Ohio (49), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (1), Pocahontas (25), Preston (12), Putnam (27), Raleigh (63), Randolph (15), Ritchie (2), Roane (3), Summers (0), Taylor (3), Tucker (1), Tyler (0), Upshur (12), Wayne (4), Webster (0), Wetzel (8), Wirt (6), Wood (17), 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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