W.Va. DHHR COVID-19 update – Nov. 18

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of November 18, 2022, there are currently 809 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 12​​ deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,581 deaths attributed to COVID-19. 

“This is an incredibly difficult time for the families and friends of these West Virginians, especially during the holiday season,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our sympathies to each and every person connected to these individuals.”

Current active cases per county: Barbour (1), Berkeley (80), Boone (18), Braxton (5), Brooke (19), Cabell (27), Calhoun (2), Clay (3), Doddridge (3), Fayette (11), Gilmer (5), Grant (13), Greenbrier (18), Hampshire (8), Hancock (19), Hardy (9), Harrison (38), Jackson (8), Jefferson (26), Kanawha (68), Lewis (5), Lincoln (6), Logan (15), Marion (40), Marshall (18), Mason (7), McDowell (1), Mercer (22), Mineral (24), Mingo (25), Monongalia (27), Monroe (11), Morgan (10), Nicholas (10), Ohio (14), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (5), Pocahontas (4), Preston (11), Putnam (20), Raleigh (35), Randolph (17), Ritchie (7), Roane (6), Summers (3), Taylor (6), Tucker (0), Tyler (5), Upshur (8), Wayne (6), Webster (0), Wetzel (8), Wirt (1), Wood (42), Wyoming (7). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit coronavirus.wv.gov and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.

West Virginians ages 6 months and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. All individuals ages 6 months and older should receive a primary series of vaccination, the initial set of shots that teaches the body to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. Those ages 5 to 11 years are recommended to get an original (monovalent) booster shot when due and those ages 12 years and older are recommended to get an Omicron booster shot (bivalent) at least two months after completing their primary series.

Visit the W.Va. COVID-19 Vaccination Due Date Calculator, a free, online tool that helps individuals figure out when they may be due for a COVID-19 shot, making it easier to stay up to date on COVIDw-19 vaccination. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines, or to find a vaccine, visit vaccines.gov, vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1 (833) 734-0965. Please visit the COVID-19 testing locations page to locate COVID-19 testing near you.