CHARLESTON (Hinton News) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of Nov. 22, there are currently 637 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been three deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,590 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 73-year-old female from Randolph County, an 83-year-old male from Randolph County, and a 92-year-old male from Monongalia County.
“Every loss is painful, a feeling which seems to intensify during the holidays,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR cabinet secretary. “I am thankful for vaccines and boosters, which help protect friends and loved ones from severe outcomes from COVID-19.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (3), Berkeley (60), Boone (3), Braxton (6), Brooke (7), Cabell (23), Calhoun (2), Clay (3), Doddridge (1), Fayette (11), Gilmer (3), Grant (11), Greenbrier (10), Hampshire (10), Hancock (15), Hardy (13), Harrison (14), Jackson (10), Jefferson (29), Kanawha (56), Lewis (2), Lincoln (5), Logan (7), Marion (15), Marshall (14), Mason (22), McDowell (3), Mercer (14), Mineral (17), Mingo (10), Monongalia (32), Monroe (12), Morgan (10), Nicholas (5), Ohio (10), Pendleton (2), Pleasants (5), Pocahontas (3), Preston (5), Putnam (22), Raleigh (22), Randolph (22), Ritchie (1), Roane (4), Summers (1), Taylor (14), Tucker (1), Tyler (6), Upshur (6), Wayne (10), Webster (0), Wetzel (7), Wirt (0), Wood (30), Wyoming (8). To find the cumulative cases per county, visit www.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. At this time, one Omicron booster shot (bivalent) is recommended for everyone ages 5 years and older who completed the primary series, and their most recent COVID-19 shot was at least two months ago.
Visit the WV 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 COVID-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. Visit the COVID-19 testing locations page to locate COVID-19 testing near you.