COVID-19 Daily Update 3-1-2022
CHARLESTON (WVDN)– The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 1, 2022, there are currently 2,575 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 22 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,339 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 63-year old female from Marion County, a 43-year old male from Raleigh County, an 89-year old female from Ohio County, a 75-year old male from Roane County, a 62-year old male from Harrison County, an 81-year old female from Kanawha County, a 48-year old female from Fayette County, an 86-year old female from Kanawha County, an 80-year old female from Kanawha County, a 97-year old female from Kanawha County, a 59-year old female from Kanawha County, a 78-year old female from Hancock County, a 96-year old female from Raleigh County, a 67-year old male from Berkeley County, a 52-year old female from Berkeley County, a 33-year old male from Wood County, a 73-year old female from Fayette County, a 79-year old female from Hancock County, a 60-year old male from Upshur County, a 51-year old female from Randolph County, a 48-year old female from Putnam County, and an 81-year old female from Mingo County.
“There are holes left in our hearts and communities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I urge you to get vaccinated and boosted to protect those around you.”
CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (41), Berkeley (96), Boone (24), Braxton (39), Brooke (16), Cabell (100), Calhoun (19), Clay (18), Doddridge (17), Fayette (98), Gilmer (5), Grant (9), Greenbrier (78), Hampshire (25), Hancock (16), Hardy (12), Harrison (163), Jackson (11), Jefferson (41), Kanawha (212), Lewis (26), Lincoln (23), Logan (54), Marion (114), Marshall (28), Mason (34), McDowell (61), Mercer (156), Mineral (31), Mingo (39), Monongalia (106), Monroe (23), Morgan (11), Nicholas (57), Ohio (31), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (12), Pocahontas (6), Preston (65), Putnam (74), Raleigh (135), Randolph (16), Ritchie (27), Roane (23), Summers (11), Taylor (42), Tucker (19), Tyler (7), Upshur (68), Wayne (44), Webster (22), Wetzel (23), Wirt (4), Wood (105), Wyoming (34). 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 Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the State Fair of WV, 891 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV
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.