W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – February 23


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of February 23, 2022, there are currently 3,574 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 31 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,250 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“COVID-19 vaccines are safe and FDA-authorized for children ages 5 years and older,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please make the choice to protect all eligible members of your family by scheduling appointments for this life-saving vaccine.”

Current Active Cases Per County: Barbour (68), Berkeley (123), Boone (40), Braxton (26), Brooke (25), Cabell (191), Calhoun (18), Clay (11), Doddridge (20), Fayette (128), Gilmer (11), Grant (33), Greenbrier (80), Hampshire (25), Hancock (23), Hardy (10), Harrison (220), Jackson (25), Jefferson (65), Kanawha (292), Lewis (36), Lincoln (69), Logan (70), Marion (111), Marshall (40), Mason (56), McDowell (78), Mercer (173), Mineral (34), Mingo (64), Monongalia (162), Monroe (44), Morgan (13), Nicholas (71), Ohio (54), Pendleton (12), Pleasants (9), Pocahontas (14), Preston (84), Putnam (109), Raleigh (178), Randolph (26), Ritchie (30), Roane (27), Summers (29), Taylor (87), Tucker (4), Tyler (18), Upshur (69), Wayne (80), Webster (32), Wetzel (29), Wirt (9), Wood (158), Wyoming (61). 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, due to adverse weather, 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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