CHARLESTON (WVDN)– The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of Feb. 25, 2022, there are currently 3,339 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 20 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,308 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 83-year old female from Putnam County, an 88-year old male from Hampshire County, a 66-year old female from Mingo County, an 82-year old male from Logan County, a 70-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Mingo County, an 80-year old male from Fayette County, a 73-year old female from Kanawha County, a 75-year old male from Jefferson County, an 84-year old male from Wood County, a 70-year old female from Berkeley County, a 64-year old male from Wayne County, an 81-year old female from Fayette County, a 78-year old female from Lincoln County, a 63-year old male from Braxton County, a 92-year old male from Raleigh County, a 60-year old male from Randolph County, a 79-year old male from Raleigh County, an 87-year old female from Wyoming County, and a 71-year old female from Hampshire County.
“It is with sadness that we report another day of significant loss in our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Please help stop the spread of COVID-19 by receiving your vaccine or booster shot.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (63), Berkeley (111), Boone (40), Braxton (28), Brooke (20), Cabell (160), Calhoun (29), Clay (23), Doddridge (22), Fayette (116), Gilmer (13), Grant (17), Greenbrier (77), Hampshire (33), Hancock (25), Hardy (14), Harrison (213), Jackson (34), Jefferson (63), Kanawha (256), Lewis (36), Lincoln (46), Logan (60), Marion (118), Marshall (83), Mason (51), McDowell (79), Mercer (158), Mineral (39), Mingo (62), Monongalia (137), Monroe (34), Morgan (9), Nicholas (59), Ohio (67), Pendleton (8), Pleasants (12), Pocahontas (12), Preston (68), Putnam (94), Raleigh (169), Randolph (28), Ritchie (30), Roane (33), Summers (23), Taylor (70), Tucker (9), Tyler (19), Upshur (55), Wayne (59), Webster (30), Wetzel (43), Wirt (1), Wood (129), Wyoming (52). 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. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.
West Virginians ages 5 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Booster shots are also available for those 12 and older. 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 pop-up COVID-19 testing is available in Greenbrier County, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sundays at the State Fair of WV, 891 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg.
Please check with the testing site, DHHR’s social media pages and the COVID-19 website https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx for any last-minute cancellations, and to find other free testing opportunities across West Virginia.