W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – May 4

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 4, 2022, there are currently 813 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been two deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,872 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

“Today is another hard day as West Virginians cope with the loss of loved ones, and we extend our deepest condolences to these families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Being fully vaccinated and boosted is the most effective way to prevent severe illness, hospitalization or death from COVID-19.”

Current active cases per county: Barbour (7), Berkeley (65), Boone (9), Braxton (1), Brooke (14), Cabell (49), Calhoun (3), Clay (1), Doddridge (2), Fayette (20), Gilmer (0), Grant (0), Greenbrier (32), Hampshire (4), Hancock (19), Hardy (2), Harrison (34), Jackson (5), Jefferson (45), Kanawha (85), Lewis (6), Lincoln (8), Logan (31), Marion (26), Marshall (16), Mason (5), McDowell (6), Mercer (19), Mineral (3), Mingo (8), Monongalia (41), Monroe (7), Morgan (5), Nicholas (6), Ohio (32), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (6), Preston (12), Putnam (32), Raleigh (54), Randolph (5), Ritchie (3), Roane (8), Summers (6), Taylor (11), Tucker (5), Tyler (1), Upshur (15), Wayne (6), Webster (2), Wetzel (5), Wirt (0), Wood (8), Wyoming (11). 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.