W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – May 2


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 2, 2022, there are currently 854 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There has been one death reported since the last report, with a total of 6,857 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“This loss of life weighs heavily not only on families and friends, but also on the healthcare workers responding to COVID-related illnesses,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We extend our sympathies to this family and encourage you to receive your vaccine and booster.”

Current active cases per county: Barbour (5), Berkeley (74), Boone (10), Braxton (2), Brooke (7), Cabell (40), Calhoun (10), Clay (1), Doddridge (1), Fayette (25), Gilmer (1), Grant (2), Greenbrier (39), Hampshire (10), Hancock (14), Hardy (6), Harrison (25), Jackson (4), Jefferson (27), Kanawha (101), Lewis (8), Lincoln (8), Logan (30), Marion (32), Marshall (22), Mason (4), McDowell (5), Mercer (31), Mineral (4), Mingo (6), Monongalia (53), Monroe (4), Morgan (8), Nicholas (11), Ohio (42), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (3), Pocahontas (19), Preston (7), Putnam (26), Raleigh (52), Randolph (7), Ritchie (1), Roane (3), Summers (3), Taylor (5), Tucker (5), Tyler (1), Upshur (12), Wayne (3), Webster (1), Wetzel (5), Wirt (1), Wood (15), Wyoming (9). 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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