CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 2, 2021, there have been 3,427,066 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 192,788 total cases and 3,117 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 45-year old female from Fayette County, an 81-year old male from Cabell County, an 82-year old male from Putnam County, a 68-year old male from Cabell County, a 96-year old female from Braxton County, a 60-year old male from Kanawha County, a 51-year old male from Jefferson County, a 69-year old male from Randolph County, a 59-year old female from Preston County, a 72-year old female from Putnam County, and a 62-year old male from Wood County.
“With profound sadness, we share this tragic news of more lives lost to COVID-19 and join the families in their mourning,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We urge all West Virginians to receive their COVID-19 vaccine to protect one another.”
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (2,016), Berkeley (14,610), Boone (2,486), Braxton (1,277), Brooke (2,440), Cabell (10,672), Calhoun (549), Clay (737), Doddridge (727), Fayette (4,275), Gilmer (1,008), Grant (1,482), Greenbrier (3,468), Hampshire (2,183), Hancock (3,091), Hardy (1,805), Harrison (7,245), Jackson (2,605), Jefferson (5,348), Kanawha (18,181), Lewis (1,820), Lincoln (1,896), Logan (3,831), Marion (5,415), Marshall (4,107), Mason (2,518), McDowell (1,975), Mercer (6,199), Mineral (3,307), Mingo (3,247), Monongalia (10,324), Monroe (1,556), Morgan (1,462), Nicholas (2,348), Ohio (4,908), Pendleton (850), Pleasants (1,073), Pocahontas (816), Preston (3,297), Putnam (6,218), Raleigh (8,328), Randolph (3,685), Ritchie (887), Roane (871), Summers (1,007), Taylor (1,565), Tucker (693), Tyler (967), Upshur (2,712), Wayne (3,827), Webster (745), Wetzel (1,793), Wirt (540), Wood (9,269), Wyoming (2,527).
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. Such is the case of Gilmer County in this report. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.
West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the second Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov.
Free pop-up COVID-19 testing is available today in Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Hampshire, Hancock, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Ohio, Pendleton, Randolph, and Taylor counties.
The number of ICU patients topped out at 219 during the biggest case surge to-date in January. The number of patients on ventilators topped out at 104.